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Old 11-19-2019, 04:20 PM
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Default Jet Port/jet Docks

looking for roughly a 10x16 Jet dock for 2 jetskis.

Which ones should I look at?

Have seen dock blocks, carolina water works floats, and carolina floats

I have heard the black jetblocks get really hot with barefeet.

carolina floats are the best prices but not sure how well they hold up

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Old 11-19-2019, 07:56 PM
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I have the black jet blocks and yes they do get hot in the direct FL sun. I have used other brands and this is still the best dock out there hands down. I did the hydroport (piece of crap) and another brand i forget at this moment.
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I had a Carolina water works Jumbo Jet T floating dock. The products are now called safe haven. It worked great for my 14' whaler dauntless for nine years. Not one problem
Their products would work as well for jet ski's. I easily mounted it to my 4X16 floater myself.

I can recommend their product.

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Might look into the gray Dock blocks
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Originally Posted by jeffro22 View Post
Might look into the gray Dock blocks

I had these and they were a disaster. I had one for a 21' boat. When the boat was on the float, it folded up like a V. About 20% of the blocks cracked or broke in some way. The float was what was recommended for that boat. To top it off, the rear of the boat sat in water which was a no go and something I was specifically told wouldn't happen.

If you have jet skis, the 1 piece work great. I had a wheely dock from Carolina Docks(I think that was the name) and it was nice.
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look on craigslist and get a used set of the JetDock brand. It is definitely the best of all of the brands. They can found very cheap used if you look closely. Also check out facebook marketplace. I got my jetdock off of Craigslist for about half price and the bonus was it was previously used on a lake so no barnacles. Can't say that any more about it though.
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jetdock has lifetime warranty.
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Wave Armor SLX6. Best ones I have seen. Let me know if you would like a quote.
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Originally Posted by dssmith View Post
I had a Carolina water works Jumbo Jet T floating dock. The products are now called safe haven. It worked great for my 14' whaler dauntless for nine years. Not one problem
Their products would work as well for jet ski's. I easily mounted it to my 4X16 floater myself.

I can recommend their product.
I install a few dozen of these every year, there the best, blocks are cumbersome to walk on, and get hot..get the aluminum stand off's not the plastic,wash off every spring/fall. Jet T or safe haven are sturdy, easy to load offload and last.
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Originally Posted by go fish View Post
Wave Armor SLX6. Best ones I have seen.
why do you think they are the best?

Originally Posted by go fish View Post
Let me know if you would like a quote.
ah, gotcha.
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I’ve got an accudock for my Whaler, been happy with it. Maybe give them a look
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I have a sport port, no problems with it yet. A trick I use is spray it with a bit of water before you launch. I makes it easier to launch. I had a neighbor with the one that had the rollers built in, more than once the rollers broke off and gouged the hell out of his hull from the roller bracket if I recall.

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Been using Jetdock for years, no issues! I added a extra row of blocks on one side for a wider walkway
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Originally Posted by coores14 View Post
why do you think they are the best?



ah, gotcha.

had carolina waterworks safe haven. No matter how much you oiled the rollers, it was difficult to launch. also plastic separated from foam and it warped.

the blocks would crack and I have seen boats cause the ears to rip off, causing the blocks to fill up with water and not work as intended.

wave armor rolls so easy that you either need to make sure safety chain is on so it does not roll off or install friction rollers to make it a little tougher to roll. Also 8 year warranty. Also have boat ports as well.

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Have a double jetdock sitting empty here in Tarpon Springs. The jetski's were moved to the lake house where they get more use. It was used for almost 3 years with no problem other than the black makes it hot so it had to be sprayed before walking on it.
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I sell and install both the Safe Haven and Dock Blocks, and have worked on too many black jet docks to count. The most user friendly and cost efficient long term is the dock blocks.
Every dock blocks is purpose designed , the poster whose folded up on him needed a redesign- they will gladly do it for you even if you weren't the original owner. We have never had that issue and even have very heavy commercial boats moored on them.
If you get one designed for dual jetskis, and 3 years from now decide to swap over to a 22' CC- all your components well be able to be re-configured, blocks added and you are set.
If you can change your own oil- and follow very basic instructions, you can assemble it yourself if desired. If it get's damaged- you can easily swap out the damaged pieces at very low cost.
Their rep is only a phone call away.
The Safe Haven is great but not able to be reconfigured- it does have a very good floating dock mounting system.
Both are very easy to transport by water and easy to resell.
Anything you get is supposed to be permitted through OCRM- many people don't but, they are in an enforcement mode and are looking for violations all day.
Anyone that tells you permits are not required are either lying to you or un-informed.
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thanks for all the help.

leaning towards the dock blocks
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Does anyone know if the Dock Blocks or the Safe Haven have a roller or bow piece to help prevent gelcoat damage from loading?

I had a Wheely Dock XL and it beat the hell out of my bow causing 2 punctures from hitting the rigid plastic while loading.

A real POS!

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