Escape to Your Dock

June 2020 Multimedia ShoreMaster

Anyone who’s ever lived on or visited a shoreline can tell you that the water is a wonderful place to be. The sight and sound of the lake can make you feel happier and lower your stress and anxiety, making it an ideal place to spend some time reflecting and taking it easy. There are plenty of things you can do on your dock that don’t involve taking a boat out, and all of them are great ways to lower your anxiety and help manage stress. With ShoreMaster, you can outfit your dock with accessories for these five relaxing waterfront activities and so much more.

Waterfront Yoga 

An isolated shoreline is quiet and beautiful, which makes it a great place to do yoga. Few activities are better for stretching out tired muscles and breathing deeply, which go a long way toward promoting overall wellness. You can do yoga on your shoreline or a wide dock platform: ShoreMaster has curved dock sections, section attachments that mean endless configurability options, and the ultimate in engineering that guarantees stability and performance no matter what you’re using your dock for.


There’s nothing quite like fishing on your own shoreline. Even if you don’t catch anything, the fresh air and quiet is great stress relief and so much better than being stuck inside all day. A fishing rod holder can hold your rod for you so that you can do something else on your dock, and if you want to eat your catch, a fish cleaning table is a great place to prepare a waterfront dinner.

Staying Active 

If yoga and fishing aren’t active enough for you, watersports might be what you need to get your heart pumping and have a great time. If you canoe, kayak, or paddleboard, storing those crafts and their accessories on your dock means that they’re ready to take out for some time alone on the water.

Taking in the Tranquility 

Who says that you need to do anything at all when you’re on your dock? Enjoying some quiet, unstructured time by yourself to relax and reflect can do wonders for your mental health. Installing furniture on your dock is a great way to create a comfortable outdoor living space that suits your needs and aesthetic preferences. Anything from benches to tables with umbrellas can let you sit out on your dock with a drink or a book and quietly enjoy the shoreline.

Staying Out Late

Taking some time at the end of the day to relax can help you rest easier, but you don’t have to go in when the sun goes down. Lights mounted on your canopy frame or dock leg caps provide a low profile and unobtrusive ways to keep your dock lit well into the night. If you’d rather bring light to your dock in the form of a bonfire, a dockside fire table is a great way to get cozy, make s’mores, and relax at the end of a stressful day.

Your dock isn’t just a place to store your boat; it’s also a part of your home, and it should reflect who you are, what you love, and what makes you happy. With the right layout and accessories, your dock can go from a practical consideration to a personalized outdoor haven.

For More Information 
ShoreMaster, LLC
1025 International Drive
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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