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If you don’t have a boat fender appropriate for your boat size, the outcome could be disastrous?

Boat Fender Recommendations by Boat Size

Boat fenders come in a variety of styles and sizes. This table will outline each style and provide a table of manufacturer size recommendations. This guide should help you determine the type of fender that is most suitable for your mooring conditions. These are general recommendations. You will need to consider the situations in which you are mooring and use your judgment when selecting fenders that will provide ample protection for your boat.

Twin-eye Boat Fender Recommendations
Boat Size Polyform Fender Boater Sports Fender Taylor Made Fender
Up to 10′ G-1 Medium
10-20 ft. G-2, G-3 Medium Small Super Gard
20-30 ft. G-4, G-5 Large, Extra Large Medium Super Gard, Large Super Gard
30-40 ft. G-6 Large Super Gard, Extra Large Super G
40-50 ft.
50-60 ft.

 

“Hole-through-the-middle” Boat Fender Recommendations
Boat Size Polyform Fender Boater Sports Fender Taylor Made Fender
Up to 10′
10-20 ft.
20-30 ft. HTM-1, HTM-2 Small Big B, Medium Big B
30-40 ft. HTM-3, HTM-4 Medium Big B, Large Big B
40-50 ft. HTM-4 Large Big B
50-60 ft. Extra Large Big B

 

You could be boating illegally and not even know it?! If you do not have all of the required items in your Coast Guard Kit, you are NOT legal. Here’s a checklist we put together for you: