I was searching for a reliable way to store my dinghy
out of the seriously dirty water
. I wanted to store it in my slip, to avoid the $150/mo marina charge, but not in my davits
After looking on-line for an inexpensive alternative to the expensive used floaters available, I decided to build a floating dinghy dock
for my Zodiac
. It cost less than $100 and used some remnants and surplus materials.
I used 4 x 55 gal plastic barrels, some surplus 1/4" line, some surplus rubber (non-skid material) and a 4 foot piece of 2x6" pine.
Attached are the photos and drawing that will assist you in building one like mine if you wish.
If you wish to receive an Xcel file drawing of the assembly details, please contact me.