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Columbia Shore Docking Hoist

Columbia Shore Docking Hoist

Application:  Pulling boats up shore dock railway
Customer: RNG Corporation
Location: Prior Lake, MN
Hoist Model:  Columbia HD1300-1A34-F-11 AC Electric Winch
Performance Based on 115 VAC / Single Phase / 60Hz:
Line Pull:  1,300 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  15 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire Rope Capacity:  99 feet x 3/16″ wire rope with latching hook

Why APPI:  Shore docking systems are typically less complicated and expensive than vertical boat hoists as they pull at an angle up a small railway as opposed to lifting the total weight of the watercraft they are docking.  Hand winches are common on these units but when the boats get bigger the cranking gets harder and potentially more dangerous as the operator must be in contact with the winch.

For a Roll-n-Go unit with capacity to dock a 4,500 pound vessel on a 30% slope the choice was one of our Columbia HD1300 hoists.  With an automatic, load-suspending braking system and permanently lubricated, high-efficiency planetary reduction, this hoist maintains control from the time of hook-up until the boat is once again afloat.  For the operator, a NEMA 12 rated, handheld pennant allows them to stand clear during the docking process.

Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular shore docking hoist or any of our other products and services.


Allied Power Products, Inc. has specialized in providing winches, hoists, capstans and cranes to meet our customers’ specific application requirements for more than 30 years.

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