Any dink dock works best with a long cable and a good key lock.
The number locks require light .
A cable should be 20+ ft long , so everyone can push all the dinks aside to reach the dock , and then hook up with their long cable.
Folks that treat the dock as a private dock will at least have dozens of folks climbing on/over their unit , which sometimes gets damaged with the traffic.
People , trash , gas cans , lots of stuff comes and goes in dinks.
With 20 ft cables 20 dinks can easily share an 8 ft dock.
Edson has a oar lock that locks the oars to the seat of the boat , so they or the dink do not get >borrowed<.Edson $$$ tho.
Edson Oar-Loc [523-2] - $57.00 : Edson Marine Store
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Oar-Loc [523-2] - Cast in bronze, this convenient oar locking
device is ideal for those who want to leave their oars safely with the ...