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Forespar Davit System For
Storing Inflatable Boats on Transoms
of Sailboats and Powerboats

The Nova Davit™ system for inflatable boats represents the "State of the Art" for styling and function.

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The Nova Davit™ system for inflatable boats represents the "State of the Art" for styling and function.

The Nova Davit is a versatile davit system for sailboats and powerboats. They are strong, attractive and offer a quick, simple installation, assuring a perfect fit with an offshore strength standard. They are designed to lift your dinghy, without engine on, higher out of the water to help avoid swamping or loosing the dinghy when your boat is healed over under sail.

The Nova Davit is designed offer the benefits of light weight and excellent lifting capacity and are designed for dinghies in the 6 to 12 foot range, subject to 350 lb max. weight restriction.

  • Complete package ready to install - by yourself or by your local boat yard.
  • All ropes, pulleys, struts, mounting clamps included.
  • Nova Davit™ can conveniently fold inward, flush with boat stern, to maintain boat slip length or remove them completely for stowage or racing.
  • Diagonal bracing struts for added lateral and outer end stability of davit system.
  • Double sheave head is built integrally for increased strength, clean lines and light weight.
  • All 304 Stainless Steel Davits, with new attractive Lines.
  • Fits rails 23" to 32" high.
  • The maximum safe working load is 350 lbs. per pair - 175 lbs per arm.
  • Light weight and strong.
  • Not for hosting dinghy with engine still on. See these motor storage bracket options below.

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Combine Nova Davit with a lifitng crane to make engine and cargo removal easy and safe. See Nova Lift, Cargo Mate or Motor Mate.

 

Read technical info & mounting instructions here

forespar davits
Complete package ready to install - by yourself or by your local boat yard.

forespar davit system

Forespar Nova Dinghy Davit Kits include everything you need for a complete installation.

  • Rail clamps
  • Base mounting hardware (except for deck screws or bolts)
  • Forty feet (40') of high quality line per davit arm
  • A pair of double blocks (providing a 4:1 lift ratio)
  • Two carabineer hooks for quick attachment and lifting security
  • Two Harken cam cleat rope jammers
  • One standard cleat

Important: Do not leave engines on dinghies hoisted on davits. This weight overloads one arm and can lead to failure of davit arm and/or stern rails. Remove the engine before hositing dinghy. See these motor storage bracket options below.

Part No.

Description

Regular Price

Sale Price

153302

Read technical info & mounting instructions here

Nova Davit™ (complete system as shown above) Comes with all attachment hardware to clamp to standard 1" diameter rail on sailboats and powerboats with applicable transom rail system.
Complete package ready to install - by yourself or by your local boat yard.

$1,784.00
$1,427

153447

Optional 1-1/4" rail mount kit (set of 2).

(purchase this set of 2 rail mounts also if you have 1 1/4" rail)

$187

$149
for a set of 2

Read technical info & mounting instructions here

Motor Storage Brackets Options (click to view)

Auxiliary Outboard Motor Bracket - mounts on transoms, bulkheads. Up to 60lbs max.

Swim Step Motor Bracket - for storage and to use motor for trolling or auxiliary from swim platform. Up to 9.9 hp and 140 lbs.

High Thrust Outboard Motor Bracket - for storage and to use motor for trolling or auxiliary from swim platform. For high thrust morors with or without power tilt. Up to 9.9 hp and 140 lbs.

 

Davit Mounting Caution:  It is extremely important that the vessel's rails are attached securely and in good condition. The side load on the top rail is approximately 70% of the lifted load (varies with railing height). If you are unsure, seek professional assistance from a marine yard or boat surveyor.

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