8 Boats You Wished You Had

Got a house on the lake? You probably enjoy water sports, swimming, rafting and of course boating on the lake in the summer. There’s no better way to enjoy the warm months than out on the lake with the wind blowing through your hair. Thinking of investing in your next boat? What kind will it… Read more »

Winter Fun on Your Dock

Who says you can’t enjoy your dock just because winter is upon us? There are lots of useful ways to take advantage of your dock in the colder months, despite cold, ice and snow. From snowboarding to ice fishing, check out these fun ways to truly enjoy your dock and surrounding landscape during winter. Building… Read more »

Family Winter Time Activities at Your Lake House, Part 1: Inside

Winter is a time for getting cozy, hibernating, and spending time with friends and family in the comfort of your home. If you’re lucky, you have a lake house to which you can retreat even at the height of winter. Some think winter lake house scenes are the prettiest of all. If you prefer to… Read more »

Prepping Your Dock for Bad Storms

Your dock provides endless hours of fun in the summer but now that the winter months are approaching, you have to protect it till next year. With fall comes the risk of hurricanes and intense rain, while winter brings snow and ice. If your boat is docked at an ocean marina, you have to contend… Read more »

Top 10 Vacation Lakes

There’s nothing better than vacationing on a lake. The quiet breeze and gentle lapping of the water is enough to calm just about anyone down. Some lakes are better than others for vacationing, but the one you ultimately choose is highly personal. Some people love busy lakes with lots of opportunities for water skiing and… Read more »

Personalizing Your V-Dock

With summer in full swing and outdoor recreation at its most tempting, you’re no doubt enjoying your V-Dock—a versatile, long-lasting docking system perfect for your lakeside home. While V-Docks are attractive in and of themselves, you may want to customize its appearance a bit with some accessories, decorations and lights. Let’s take a look at… Read more »

Getting Your Boat Ready for Summer

Preparing Your Boat for Summer

There are few things as exciting in the life of an avid boater as the first signs of summer. That is because summer means the lakes will soon thaw and it’s time to get your boat back in the drink and enjoy some time out on the water. While you probably went through an extensive… Read more »

Kick Off to Summer Photo Contest

Summer doesn’t officially start until the docks are out and ready to roll. Kick off summer with a brand new set of stairs for your V-Dock! Here’s how: Take a photo of your V-Dock email it to sales@vdock.com or share it on the V-Dock Facebook page. We are looking for creativity, beauty, and originality, but… Read more »

How to Get Into a Kayak from Your Dock

Kayaking is an incredibly satisfying experience, but there are few things more unfortunate than trying to kayak with feet wet from a shore entry, especially on a chilly day. Most of the tip-overs that happen occur on or near the dock—much more than during any other part of the journey. The easiest places to get… Read more »