Davits – Helpful Questions when looking for a Davit
Todd Hurley of Hurley Marine explains how the right davit makes loading your dinghy a breeze.
What are the benefits of bringing a tender aboard using a davit?
Hurley: Instead of towing a dinghy behind your craft, you easily can bring it aboard to eliminate performance-robbing drag. The low-profile storage position on Hurley Davits provides exceptional stern visibility.
What factors should be taken into consideration when choosing a davit?
Hurley: Platform and dinghy measurements, as well as weight, should be kept in mind. We advise choosing the best davit for your boat and letting that dictate your choice of dinghy. Remember that dinghy size and weight may impact trim, performance and the structural integrity of your vessel. While some boat owners get around this by towing their dinghy, it’s neither safe nor practical.
Are davits hard to install?
Hurley: Hurley Davits are easily mounted with simple hand tools, even when the vessel is in the water.
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