Boat lift installation is one of the best choices that you can make for your watercraft. A good boat lift will protect your boat from waves, other boats, your dock, and even the water itself. Your boat lift will make it easier to keep your boat clean as well, and with a boat lift canopy you can keep it safe from the weather and other debris. A boat lift is a great investment to make in both your waterfront and your boat. However, not every lift is a good fit for every boat. In order to protect your boat as well as your lift, you need to think about the conditions it will be operating under. Three of the biggest areas to consider before you make your purchase are the water you’ll be boating in, the boat that you have, and how you’ll be lifting it in and out of the water.