Why Adding an Inflatable Floating Dock is a Good Investment
Why Adding an Inflatable Floating Dock is a Good Investment


Docks are a key part of any waterfront property. They’re often how we get on and off the water safely, but they’re much more than that. Docks help extend your space, so you have more room to play, fish, and soak up the sun. Of course, there’s a lot to enjoy about a standard dock, but adding another option can help open up the possibilities you’ll have when enjoying the water.


Inflatable floating docks are gaining popularity for their versatility, ease of use and installation, and their ability to expand your space on the water. Here are a few of the reasons you’ll want to add this element to your waterfront property.

What is an Inflatable Floating Dock? 

Inflatable floating docks are exactly as they sound – a temporary dock inflated by a hand or electric pump. Inflatable docks are collapsible, portable, and easily inflated. An inflatable floating dock is an excellent option for putting some more on-water space to play, fish, and be outside without the permanence of a fixed dock.


These floating docks vary in construction, material, and quality. Therefore, it’s essential to do your research and select a top-rated inflatable dock to get the most out of your investment. 


Inflatable floating docks work much like permanent floating docks, except the entirety of the structure is buoyant, while a permanent floating dock relies on dock floats.

Benefits of an Inflatable Floating Dock

How do inflatable docks compare to other docks? What’s the benefit of owning an inflatable dock?


A stationary dock is a very useful installment on any waterfront property. Still, as useful as it is, a fixed dock can’t be folded up and taken on the go. An inflatable floating dock gives you the flexibility of having an impromptu dock party, even in the middle of a lake. 


Investing in an inflatable dock allows you to chase the sun and summer fun wherever it takes you. An inflatable dock is perfect for boating, camping, and lakeside day-tripping. These docks can also be tethered to a stationary dock as a temporary addition for extra lounging space or as a swim platform. 


Another huge advantage of the inflatable floating dock is the ability to use the dock as a work platform. If you’re cleaning a boat or working on some maintenance for watercraft vehicles, it’s sometimes hard to get everything you need from your stationary dock. By no means do you need to buy an inflatable floating dock simply for the maintenance of your watercraft, but it can serve this dual purpose when not playing on the water with it. 


Lastly, floating docks cost much less than other docks. That said, it’s a temporary option when you need something extra. Of course, you can’t replace your traditional dock with an inflatable floating dock, but it’s the perfect add-on accessory for optimum waterfront property activities. 

Tommy Docks COAST Inflatable Dock – Worth the Investment

Tommy Docks’ catalog now happily includes a top-quality inflatable floating dock. Our COAST Inflatable Dock isn’t your run-of-the-mill floaty. This heavy-duty dock is built to last, made to resist wear and tear, with a strong yet comfortable surface. The bare-foot-friendly material becomes the perfect platform for a middle-of-the-lake lounge.  Large and strong enough to accommodate several adults, beach chairs, coolers, and more, this inflatable dock will help you get the most out of your investment. 


Whether you purchase through our shop or some other provider, get ready to enjoy countless hours of summer fun. Did someone say ‘cannonball’? 

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