"LED boat lights:" Are they good for fishing? Underwater boat lighting has experienced a surge of interest within the fishing industry. In fact, we are recieving numerous calls from fisherman asking about the benefits of LED lights for their boats. We made a list of the most frequently asked questions: 1. Why are LED Underwater lights better for my fishing vessel? Whether you're fishing on a quiet inland lake, or out on the open ocean there are a variety of different product features that make underwater boat lights better suited for any vessel. Here are some of the key features and benefits they give to boaters. Longevity: Most high quality underwater LED boat lights have a lifespan of 40,000+ hours. This equates to 4.5 years of continual light output. This saves boaters time and money in the long run. Efficiency: LED boat lights will convert 80% of electrical energy into [...]
Did You Know . . . Hurley Marine, Inc. has brought numerous Innovative Designs to the table for boaters. When something new comes along and changes the marine industry for the better, it usually doesn’t build off mainstream standards~it blazes its own trail completely. 1. Hurley Marine did just that and changed the status quo with their Hurley Dinghy Davits. Being the original designer of the pivoting cradle type davit, Hurley's hassle-free systems mount seamlessly to your boat's swim platform while providing the dinghy with a bunk system that pivots off of the swim platform. There are no other dinghy davits that compare!. 2. Hurley Marine is the original designer of the Trim Tab Lights and has that patented design. Prior to the Trim Tab Lights, manufacturers and the consumer only had Thru Hull Lights which required large holes below the waterline and boasted that the lamp could be replaced from inside the boat. Unfortunately most of us don't [...]
Muskrat Guards . . . Hurley Muskrat Guards are 316 stainless steel, adjustable, and install inside the exhaust ports. Any boat that has a wet exhaust with a discharge opening of about three inches or larger is at risk. A Muskrat, Water Rat, Otter or other vermins can and will swim up the exhaust to chew through a coupling hose to the inside of the boat or make a den. That also includes boats with underwater exhausts as these rodents & vermins usually look for underwater entrances leading upwards to hollowed out chambers. This is how many boats sink, even while tied to the dock. This Exhaust Guard is also known as an Exhaust Mixer for when backing down on fish to mix the exhaust with water to keep the fumes from entering the cockpit or to just minimize the diesel soot on the stern of your boat. Did you know: Marine insurance policies exclude damage [...]
Muskrat Exhaust Guards . . . Hurley Muskrat Exhaust Guards . . . Did you know that boat insurance policies typically exclude damage caused by "vermin", which includes muskrats & otters. Hurley Marine, Inc. to date, is the only manufacturer that produces an inexpensive and easy to install Exhaust Guard. The Hurley Marine Muskrat Exhaust Guard is 316 stainless steel, adjustable and install inside the exhaust ports. Guards are adjusted outward by stainless rods creating friction to the inside of the port, with no penetration to the hull and installs in minutes. Local boat yards may custom make them for you but that takes time and is very costly. Hurley Marine Muskrat Guards are also known as an Exhaust Mixer for when backing down on fish to mix the exhaust with water to keep the fumes from entering the cockpit or to just minimize the diesel soot on the stern of your boat. Muskrat in Boat Exhaust.
Thousands of different colors . . . RGB Full Spectrum Lights Multi-Color RGB Full Spectrum Lights! Hurley Marine now has a Multi Color Changing RGB LED lighting system to provide the ultimate underwater lighting experience. We have done some amazing things with these lights and they are going to be incredibly popular. Now, you don't have to decide on one color for your underwater LED lights. These lights take all your decisions away. By selecting various combinations of wavelengths this LED light will emit beautiful and bright vibrant colors across a wide color spectrum. Hurley Marine's exclusive Color-Changing underwater LED boat light also offers the user the convenience of a light that can produce millions of unique color combinations or just your favorite solid color of White, Blue, Green and/or Red. These lights can be operated with either our remote control and/or by your smart phone. Remote and Smartphone App included . . . [...]
Why we don't use bunk rollers on our davit systems Davit Systems & Bunk Roller . . . Many of our competitors that have chosen to copy our design and have included bunk rollers. Right off the bat when we first designed this system we opted out of that idea. The reason being is that it's like a roller bunk on a boat trailer opposed to a regular bunk system and only gives you small tiny contact points to the hull. With a regular bunk system you get more surface area contact allowing for a very stable and secure ride. In addition, with our side loading systems, you can retrieve from either the front or side of the davit. The roller system only allows one way of retrieval and has a very small foot-print for each roller for contact and the chines of a hard bottom dinghy often get hung up on the large rollers. [...]
Muskrat Guard - Make Sure it's a Good Fit! Hurley Muskrat Guard is for any boat that has a wet exhaust with a discharge opening of about three inches or larger, is at risk. A Muskrat, Water Rat, Otter, or other vermin, can and will, swim up the exhaust to chew through a coupling hose to the inside of the boat or make a den. This also includes boats with underwater exhausts, as these rodents & vermin usually look for underwater entrances, leading upwards to hollowed out chambers. This is how many boats sink, even while tied to the dock. Protect your investment! Marine insurance policies typically exclude damage caused by 'vermin', which includes muskrats & otters. Hurley Marine Muskrat Guards are 316 stainless steel, adjustable and install inside the exhaust ports. Guards are adjusted outward by stainless rods creating friction to the inside of the port, with no penetrationto the hull. Installs in minutes. Protection available [...]
Key Dimensions to Determine Davit Mount Size Davit Mount Size - For use with the Hurley Traditional and H2O davits . . . A = Swim platforms internal width B = Platforms depth (transom to edge) C = Distance from top of platform to the water D = Beam of dinghy To determine which mount system will work best for you, measure the beam of your dinghy, divide by 2 and add 4 inches. Now measure your platform (transom to the end). You must add a number below to your platform length figure in order to determine which mount to use. Example: If your dinghy width is 60" then divide by 2 + 4" = 34". Swim platform is 32". By adding 2" to the platform this would make it equal to the dinghy width of 34" so then you would have chosen the 6" mount. 0"- 2" for the 6" Mount 2"- 4" [...]
Tie Down Method Recommended Tie Down Method . . . . Hurley Davit Systems require at least 3-points to tie the tender down. One at the bow, one at the stern and another over the inboard pontoon. More tie-downs can be added if needed! We've included illustrations below to help show you how your dinghy davit should be tied down. Note: This is for reference only! Additional Tie-Downs can and should be added if needed. Let us know if you have any questions, we're here to help! Click photo's to expand! H2O Hurley Davit
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