A cool new gadget for car-topping your dinghy

Posted by on Apr 13, 2013 in Accessories |

We recently learned about a device that might be helpful to our dinghy owners (we don’t sell them, just found out about them and think it’s a cool idea).  People are always asking us how to load and carry their Gig Harbor boats on a car rack. We have seen everything from 2 x4’s  duct taped to factory car racks to very expensive, Rube Goldberg-style contraptions. However, sometimes something comes along that really gets our...

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Speed Demons – is a bigger motor better?

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Customer Questions, Motors |

Today we have another post in our series where we highlight a common (or particularly interesting) question we get from customers.  A gentleman contacted us because he is soon going to be purchasing a yacht that includes a fully-equipped tender: “I am in the process of acquiring …. a 44 foot Island Packet.  She is sweet, and hoisted on her stern is a 10 foot Navigator (comes with oars and sails to boot).  Currently the Navigator has...

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Boat Dollies in a Nutshell

Posted by on Nov 25, 2011 in Beach Dolly |

Have you seen our new, exclusive GHBW Beach Dolly?  We’re happy to present our own design, which recently came to fruition after many iterations of design and prototype testing. After using and selling several brands of boat dollies over the years, we came to the conclusion that the market lacked a high-quality dolly product that really met the needs of dinghy owners. We designed and started building our own Gig Harbor Boat Works dolly...

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