What Shape Dock Should I Use?

u shaped dock

Planning on building a new dock or even replacing an old dock can prove to be a difficult task. It may seem simple in theory but in reality there are many things to think about. You will want to put thought into the materials used, the size, and even the shape. Yes there are different shapes for docks and there are different benefits for each of them.

Straight Dock- This is the most commonly used dock; it is simple in design and can be as big or as small as you would like them to be. They provide easy docking on one side for boats of all sizes and provide enough space for your family to relax and enjoy the water.

L Shaped Docks- These docks provide 3 spaces for you to dock your multiple watercrafts on. You can dock you boat, your jet ski and your fishing boat all in one place. Make this a place where everyone can get together to enjoy the water.

T Shaped Docks- These docks are for the person who wants 2 places to safely dock his boats. This design allows for easy access to the boats as well as easy loading and unloading for passengers and items.

U Shaped Dock- This is the ultimate dock for the person who needs to be over protective of the things he worked so hard for. This type of dock completely surrounds your boats to protect them from other boats, and other people.