Why the Davit Worksheet When you are ready to explore your Hurley Davit options, the first step is to fill out our Davit Worksheet. We do not keep a database of all the different vessel platforms or dinghies. There are just too many variations. From added platforms or other accessories like grills and grab bars, each set up is unique. We want to be absolutely sure the system we recommend is going to work with your specific set-up! We do not keep measurements on file based on vessel or dinghy types . . . The Davit Worksheet asks for a number of measurements including platform width (port to starboard), platform depth (transom out to the edge), height off the water (top of the platform down to the water), transom height (top of the platform to the top of the transom), as well as dinghy length, beam & total weight including [...]
Davits - Helpful Questions when looking for a Davit Todd Hurley of Hurley Marine explains how the right davit makes loading your dinghy a breeze. Crystal Hayes / Regal 32 What are the benefits of bringing a tender aboard using a davit? Hurley: Instead of towing a dinghy behind your craft, you easily can bring it aboard to eliminate performance-robbing drag. The low-profile storage position on Hurley Davits provides exceptional stern visibility. What factors should be taken into consideration when choosing a davit? Hurley: Platform and dinghy measurements, as well as weight, should be kept in mind. We advise choosing the best davit for your boat and letting that dictate your choice of dinghy. Remember that dinghy size and weight may impact trim, performance and the structural integrity of your vessel. While some boat owners get around this by towing their dinghy, it's neither safe nor practical. Are davits hard to install? Hurley: Hurley Davits are easily mounted with simple [...]
Electric Winch as an option Hurley Marine has added a 12VDC Electric Winch as an option for retrieval on the already popular H3O Davit™ system. This Winch has been specifically designed for the H3O Davit and your needs. It includes a 12 Volt DC Electric Winch, Winch Line with Stainless Steel Carabiner, Whiplash Dampening Sleeve for Winch Line, 3/4" X 3' Stainless Steel Winch Arm, Remote Control, Solenoid Box, Circuit Breaker and Wiring Harness. 12VDC Winch has been specifically designed for the H3O Davit™ The Winch is now sold as an add-on or as a standard option. This winching system takes all the work out of dinghy tender retrieval. The H3O Dinghy Davit™ system is designed to allow the safe retrieval and stowage of a rib dinghy / hard hulled tender, Jet Ski (works great with the Sea-Doo Spark™) using the linear bunk system for your boat or dock.
H3O+ PLUS Davit - added to the dinghy davit line-up Hurley Marine, the industry's innovative leader in dinghy davit systems, has added a new system to their davit line-up. The H3O+ PLUS Davit, Hurley's 3rd Option, PLUS some. The NEW H3O+ Dinghy Davit has all the great features of it's predecessor, the H3O, but is larger for heavier loads, includes inner linear bunks and comes standard with an Electric 12v Winch. The H3O+ can muscle up to 725 pounds (328.85 kg) and longer loads up to 13' (3.96m) with ease. In addition, now there is also an Electric Winch offered for the original H3O Davit system. Both H3O Davit systems are specifically designed to allow the safe retrieval and stowage of a rib dinghy / hard hulled tender, Jet Ski (works great with the Sea-Doo Spark) using the linear bunk system for your boat or dock. The H3O davit systems are [...]
Hurley's H3O Dinghy Davit System is Strong and Stable! The H3O dinghy davit has now been time tested and going very strong. This new davit system has proven itself in the retrieval of inflatables to the Sea Doo Spark Jet Ski and more . . . We have put a weight load limit of 400 pounds on this davit but this system has proven itself well beyond. Some customers have even stretched the limits by just making a few minor adjustments. CAD software was used throughout the product development cycle of this complex and unique design which allows this rugged davit system to winch your tender on for easy storage or just push-off for launching. Another special feature of the H3O dinghy davit is the adjustable and removable winching system. The stainless steel retrieval arm is adjustable from 3' to 5', depending upon the length of your tender, and is easliy removed for storage while underway. In order for the H3O [...]
Hurley Marine launched a new dinghy davit this year. The H3O, Hurley's 3rd Option, is the newest addition to the Hurley Dinghy Davit line-up and is becoming very popular with boat owners who have the Sea-Doo Spark jet ski. The H3O dinghy davit system is specifically designed to allow the safe retrieval and stowage of a rib dinghy or hard hulled tender while using the linear bunk system. This Hurley Davit is made of Marine Grade High Density Polyethylene for strength and to reduce friction during retrieval and launching while the stainless steel mounting system provides a quick release, leaving a very small footprint and a clear deck for any activity. Another special feature of the H3O davit is the adjustable and removable winching system. The stainless steel retrieval arm is adjustable from 3' to 6', depending upon the length of your tender, and is easily removed for storage while underway. [...]
Shopping for a Davit Keep These Questions in Mind When Shopping for a Davit . . . 1. Start with customer service when first contacting a davit manufacturer. a. If you can't or don't get the answers you are looking for when you first contact them then don't expect it to happen after the sale. b. Is there someone available for help if a problem arises during installation? c. Is there a return policy and warrantee? Most reputable manufacturers should offer at least a one year warranty that covers manufacturing defects. 2. Is the manufacturer reputable? How long have they been in business? If davits are the only product they offer, they may not be around for very long nor will they have ample personnel to back you up. 3. Shop for your davit before buying a new dinghy. Size does matter when it comes to the perfect tender and [...]
Muskrat Guards . . . Hurley Muskrat Guards are 316 stainless steel, adjustable, and install inside the exhaust ports. Any boat that has a wet exhaust with a discharge opening of about three inches or larger is at risk. A Muskrat, Water Rat, Otter or other vermins can and will swim up the exhaust to chew through a coupling hose to the inside of the boat or make a den. That also includes boats with underwater exhausts as these rodents & vermins usually look for underwater entrances leading upwards to hollowed out chambers. This is how many boats sink, even while tied to the dock. This Exhaust Guard is also known as an Exhaust Mixer for when backing down on fish to mix the exhaust with water to keep the fumes from entering the cockpit or to just minimize the diesel soot on the stern of your boat. Did you know: Marine insurance policies exclude damage [...]
Muskrat Exhaust Guards . . . Hurley Muskrat Exhaust Guards . . . Did you know that boat insurance policies typically exclude damage caused by "vermin", which includes muskrats & otters. Hurley Marine, Inc. to date, is the only manufacturer that produces an inexpensive and easy to install Exhaust Guard. The Hurley Marine Muskrat Exhaust Guard is 316 stainless steel, adjustable and install inside the exhaust ports. Guards are adjusted outward by stainless rods creating friction to the inside of the port, with no penetration to the hull and installs in minutes. Local boat yards may custom make them for you but that takes time and is very costly. Hurley Marine Muskrat Guards are also known as an Exhaust Mixer for when backing down on fish to mix the exhaust with water to keep the fumes from entering the cockpit or to just minimize the diesel soot on the stern of your boat. Muskrat in Boat Exhaust.
Muskrat Guard - Make Sure it's a Good Fit! Hurley Muskrat Guard is for any boat that has a wet exhaust with a discharge opening of about three inches or larger, is at risk. A Muskrat, Water Rat, Otter, or other vermin, can and will, swim up the exhaust to chew through a coupling hose to the inside of the boat or make a den. This also includes boats with underwater exhausts, as these rodents & vermin usually look for underwater entrances, leading upwards to hollowed out chambers. This is how many boats sink, even while tied to the dock. Protect your investment! Marine insurance policies typically exclude damage caused by 'vermin', which includes muskrats & otters. Hurley Marine Muskrat Guards are 316 stainless steel, adjustable and install inside the exhaust ports. Guards are adjusted outward by stainless rods creating friction to the inside of the port, with no penetrationto the hull. Installs in minutes. Protection available [...]