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Old 06-08-2015, 11:52 PM   #1
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Fab Dock comments?

Anyone had any experience with this type of product, the good ,bad and expensive?


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Old 06-09-2015, 12:03 AM   #2
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From the posted pic, I thought it was a fender to lie along the dock edge, looked interesting, checked the site, it is really a double sided complete "berth/slip within a berth/slip",costing from $9990. Presumably, dock bow in or the props eat it, first time in.
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Old 06-09-2015, 12:18 AM   #3
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Egad...$9,900.00 would be for a 15' boat

For the price of one for a 30' boat you could install bow and stern thrusters, have money to go on a holiday, and have confidence entering any slip, not only your own.
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Old 06-09-2015, 01:04 AM   #4
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I don't see the use myself.

For little boats like the one pictured Mooring Whips will cost a couple hundred dollars and keep the boat from rubbing on the dock.
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Old 06-09-2015, 02:15 AM   #5
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Those things are more for preventing marine growth and act as an antifoul I think you'll find - not really meant as a Rolls Royce fender system, although would do that as well.
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