Get Inspired: 20 Amazing Floating Dock Photos

Welcome to our blog post featuring 20 amazing floating dock photos supported by NyDock HDPE pontoons! We hope that these images will provide inspiration and ideas for cottage owners and lakeside residents looking to build or upgrade their own dock. Whether you're looking for a simple platform for mooring your boat or a more elaborate setup with multiple pontoons and…

Types Of Floating Docks: How To Choose The Right One

Multiple Musoka chairs lined up on NyDock Floating dock

If you’re in the market for a floating dock, we’re excited for you!  Floating docks are a great option for many cottage and waterfront owners because they can save you a lot of installation and dismantling effort (not to mention cost) every season.  What To Consider When Choosing Your Floating Dock Wondering which dock is for you? We’ve taken the…

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Floating Dock?

Couple enjoying a drink on their NyDock floating dock

There’s nothing quite like dock life at the cottage. From kicking back and soaking up some rays to taking a dive into cool, Canadian waters, a dock is a must-have for cottage owners.  If you’re in the market for a dock, there are different routes you can take. Many cottage owners these days are opting for floating docks instead of…

NyDock Sponsors IWWF World Water Ski Show Tournament 2022

October 2022 brought upon the 100th anniversary of the sport hosted by the IWWF (World Water Ski Show Tournament) in Winter Haven, Florida where NyDock was a key sponsor. The International Water Ski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) World Water Ski Show Tournament is the premier event for water ski shows. For the 100th Anniversary, the 2022 IWWF World Water Ski…

Have You Experienced The Affogato Gelato Floating Barge?

NyDock Affogato Gelato Barge tied off on a NyDock

Affogato Café + Gelato is growing to provide Muskoka with more authentic gelato flavours and products, specialty coffees, signature sandwiches, Italian pastries and desserts all with gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free options. But what’s more is that in addition to their 72 Main St E (Riverfront Entrance) in Huntsville, Affogato has also taken their business to the water!  That’s right… just…

Can You Put A Floating Dock On A River?

NyDock floating dock installations on a river

Life is a river, and having a cottage or a house on a river can make life even better.  But, is having a floating dock on a river possible? In short, yes, it is definitely possible to install a floating dock on a river, and we at NyDock have installed many of them. However, the process is arguably trickier than…

Pipefusion Celebrates 40 year Milestone

NyDock 40th Anniversary Group Photo

Thanks so much, Tamara de la Vega of the Huntsville Doppler for the write-up about Pipefusion's 40th Anniversary celebration. You can read the full article at this link: Pipefusion Celebrates Milestone. The event was a success by all counts and included speeches from Huntsville Mayor Karin Terziano, Dan Watson, executive director of the Huntsville Festival of the Arts, Frank Berdan,…

How Bill 228 Affects Docks And Cottagers

Things change, and sometimes for the better. When it comes to the health of Ontario’s waterways, positive change is always welcome. Our freshwater ecosystems are essential to our survival in Ontario and the rest of the world, and so we need to develop ways to protect them at all costs. The Great Lakes hold “20 percent of the earth’s fresh…

So you want to build a Floating House?

So, you want to build a floating house, do you? Makes sense. Who doesn’t want to live on the water all year round?  So, is building a floating house easy, cheap, and without restrictions? We have done our best to answer this question. Let us explain. We get calls every year from many customers wanting to build a floating house…

How to Install a Floating Dock

Rendering of installing a floating dock

Floating docks are a great option for your waterfront. They have several advantages over fixed docks, in that: They will rise and fall with fluctuations in water level , which makes embarking and disembarking your watercraft much easier and safer They are more customizable because you are not restricted by where you connect to the lake bed; you can add…