Monthly Archives: March 2014

Environmentally friendly floating docks

1000 Series Low Profile and 2000 High Profile Series Specifications: Both the 1000 Series-Low Profile and 2000 Series-High Profile docks are rotationally molded from polyethylene and have no polystyrene beads or CCA (Chromated Copper Arsenate)-environmentally friendly. The color is throughout the wall  — If you scratch it, it will be the same color. No painting Continue Reading...

Floating Docks for Handicapped

The article below appeared in the Bucyrus Telegraph Forum April 28, 2006 CRESTLINE — Jackie Groves is very happy that he may be able to fish soon. “I have fished before, but it is hard. There is no good place for me to fish being in a wheelchair,” Groves said as he listened to plans Continue Reading...

World’s Largest Plastic Floating Dock..

From the Rowing News Magazine, located at http://www.rowingnews.com/sub.cfm?section=news&ID=9 WORLD’S LARGEST PLASTIC FLOATING DOCK FROM CONNECT-A-DOCK SHOWCASED AT THE HEAD OF THE HOOCH REGATTA November 29, 2005 – ADAIR, IOWA – As a part of Connect-A-Dock’s continuing support of the rowing community, Connect-A-Dock has delivered two expansive plastic floating docks used at the Head of the Continue Reading...

Hurricane Preparedness

Getting your Floating Dock ready for Hurricanes: With Isaac turning it sights to the Louisiana portion of the gulf coast, we felt it time to post this article again.  Our prayers and thoughts go out to all our customers and neighbors in the gulf coast. Get your boats to safe harbor as far north as Continue Reading...

The Right Dock For Your Waters

A Match Made in Heaven By Andy Bennett Copyright 2009, Cabin Life Magazine. Reprinted with permission. Subscriptions are available at www.cabinlife.com or by calling 1-888-287-3129. The cabin is pictureperfect. Nestled on a spot of open shoreline, it beckons. The only thing this little slice of heaven is missing is a bridge between fun in the Continue Reading...

Why do I need rollers on a Jet Ski Dock?

At least once a day, we get a phone call (or several) at The Floating Dock Shop about Jet Ski Ports. There are many manufacturers out there, and about half of them have ports that are less expensive than those we carry. What is the difference? ROLLERS! The answer to the problem is pure physics.  Friction Continue Reading...

Boating and Oil Slicks

Several of our dock customers received an e-mail within the last few days outlining instructions on what to do to file an insurance claim for their boat should it encounter the oil spill while docked in a marina. The e-mail led them to believe that they would have to damages to their boats space due Continue Reading...

Help BP Oil Spill Victims

As a Louisiana-based company, you might not be shocked to hear we are both upset and angry at BP for what their neglegence has done to our way of life.  As a floating dock company that does work locally and nationally, we will survive this onslaught, but our hearts go out to the people of Continue Reading...