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TideSlide Mooring Products provide safe and secure tie-up and free vertical movement of your boat. TideSlides are constructed of Type 316 stainless steel and ultra high molecular weight polyethylene; a combination that will stand up to the harshest conditions.

TideSlide products are compact and mount totally out of the way. TideSlide's unique patented design allows the unit to "ride" waves, wakes and tides and still provide rotational movement of the mooring block. Any boat, yacht or ship will benefit from the reduced mooring stresses that are realized from utilizing TideSlide mooring products.

TideSlides eliminate the slack line necessary in conventional tie-up; removing the guesswork on how long lines need to be for any given tide. Simply pull up to the dock and tie-up with nice snug lines. Without slack in the lines, excess energy is not generated with your boat springing against the lines. TideSlide's vertical movement absorbs the built up energy and allows your boat to be safely and securely held while winds, waves and the tide do their thing.

     Features Include:

  • Super Strength and Low profile

  • Constructed for long-term, heavy use

  • Completely Self-Adjusting

  • Maintenance Free

  • Secure and tight tie-up

  • Easy in & out line handling, convenient built-in line hook 

  • High-strength polymers and solid 316 Stainless Steel construction for long-term use

  • Sizes for any boat, yacht or floating structure!


SOLID 316 Stainless Steel Shafts


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TideSlide Frequently Asked Questions

Are TideSlides hard to install?
No, TideSlides are relatively easy to install.  The units are either lag bolted or thru bolted to the side of your pole or piling.  The side mounting makes for easier access and, in most cases, TideSlides are easier to mount than a conventional cleat and 10 times stronger.

Will this work on my dock?
TideSlides will work on virtually any dock.  From side tie-ups using only two units on one side, to three point tying, all four corners, and more. We will assist you in determining the best positioning for the most benefit. TideSlides are the most flexible and easy to use dedicated mooring system available.

What are TideSlides made of?
TideSlides are constructed of the finest materials available, solid 316L stainless steel and 100% UV stabilized Polymer plastics.  We even go as far as machining the mooring blocks from solid pieces of UHMW, not injection molding for even greater strength!  TideSlides are made to stand up to years of hard use.

Where do I mount TideSlides on my dock?
TideSlides are mounted on the "side" of the dock pole, out of the mooring area. To the left, is shown an example of how the unit is mounted.  This eliminates the chance of bumping into it while docking and does not take up space in the slip.  Because TideSlides rotate on the solid 316 SS shaft, you can use them for different boats in the same slip, too.  Don't forget! because you don't have slack lines its easier than ever to tie up!

Are TideSlides strong enough to hold my boat?
TideSlides are the strongest system available and are offered in a wide variety of duty ratings to accommodate any size boats. From our Heavy Duty Class for boats to 30 feet and 20000# with a solid 1" diameter 316 stainless steel shaft to the Heavy Yacht Class with a 2" solid 316 SS shaft for yachts to 120000# and up. TideSlides are offered in shaft diameters from 1" to 6" for any size watercraft. 

How long should my TideSlides be?
TideSlides are offered in standard lengths from 4 to 20 feet long and  custom lengths are always available.  Keep the following keys in mind while determining TideSlide length.

First:  What is the average tidal movement in my area?

Second:  What are the tidal extremes we typically experience?

Based on these two basic rules of thumb, we can estimate a reasonable average length for your application. 

Example:   Your average tidal flow is 3 feet, but on full moon and other extreme days you experience 1.5 foot negative and 1 foot positive tide.  In this case, we would recommend a 5-7 foot long TideSlide. 

How many TideSlides do I need for my boat?
TideSlides are available in many standard duty ratings and other custom ratings are available:
Please note that the duty ratings are for individual units and the use of more than one unit increases the rating for each additional unit employed.  Example: 4 Heavy Duty 1" TideSlides will secure a vessel up to 12,000 lbs. or 30 feet long.   (6) Heavy Duty  Units will moor a yacht up to 25,000 lbs. *

*TS Series- Heavy Duty Class (1" SS shaft) Each unit is duty rated to #8,500
Ideal for any size up to 30+ foot boats & yachts!
Example: 4 units for boats to 12000#  
Example: 6 units for boats to 25000#  

*YS Series-Yacht Class (1 1/2" solid SS shaft) duty rated to #20,500 each
Ideal for 30 to 55+ foot yachts!
Example: 4 units for boats to 45000#
Example: 6 units for boats to 70000#

*HY Series-Heavy Yacht Class (2" solid SS shaft)  rated to #40,000 each
Perfect for 50-90 foot yachts!
Example: 4 units for yachts to #80000
Example: 6 units for yachts to #140000

*MY Series-Mega Yacht Class
(2 1/2" solid SS Shaft) rated to #65,000 each
Ideal for 80-140 foot yachts! 

* Length of slide and mounting conditions may limit actual load/weights. Conditions may also limit weights and should always be considered.  Exposure and traffic must be accounted for when determining Series and length. If you are unsure of what series and how many units you need, please call us at 1-800-677-4710.

Does each TideSlide Kit include the mounting Hardware & Rope?
All TideSlides are shipped with 1/2" x 6" stainless steel lag bolts unless otherwise requested. Thru bolts are available (at an additional cost) upon request and are recommended on highly exposed areas and/or weak pilings. Different types, sizes and lengths of rope are needed for every installation, so rope is not included. Ropes can be purchased through your favorite boating supply store, or we can custom order ropes for you. Let us know what type, size, and length of rope you need and we'll be happy to provide you with a quote.

What type of warranty does TideSlide Offer?
TideSlide Mooring Products feature a 100% warranty on workmanship and defects on all parts manufactured by the principle for a period of three (3) years from the date of purchase. TideSlide Products cannot be held responsible or liable for damages sustained from storms, acts of God, acts of terrorism and/or war.

Do you still have questions about TideSlide? Call us at 1-800-677-4710


Free Shipping! (On Select Models)*
Order two or more TideSlide units that are marked "Free Shipping" and receive free ground shipping!
* Only applies to ground shipments in the US (Excluding Alaska & Hawaii).
* Our online store will show a shipping charge for your order, but we will credit back the applicable shipping charges before we charge your credit card.

All TideSlides are Priced and Sold Individually

TS Series (Heavy Duty - 1" Solid Shaft) Boats up to 30 feet or up to 12,000 lbs


TS-048   TS-48 Heavy Duty TideSlide 48" long
  (Free Shipping *)


TS-060   TS-60 Heavy Duty TideSlide 60" long 
  (Free Shipping *)


TS-072   TS-72 Heavy Duty TideSlide 72" long 
  (Free Shipping *)

TS-084   TS-84 Heavy Duty TideSlide 84" long 
  (Free Shipping *)

TS-096   TS-96 Heavy Duty TideSlide 96" long 
 (Special Shipping **)


TS-108   TS-108 Heavy Duty TideSlide 108" long
 (Special Shipping **)


TS-120   TS-120 Heavy Duty TideSlide 120" long
 (Special Shipping **)

TS-132   TS-132 Heavy Duty TideSlide 132" long
 (Special Shipping **)

TS-144   TS-144 Heavy Duty TideSlide 144" long
  (Special Shipping **)


YS Series (Yacht Class - 1-1/2" Solid Shaft) Boats 31-50 feet or up to 50,000 lbs


YS-048   YS-48 Yacht Class TideSlide 48" long 
  (Free Shipping *)


YS-060   YS-60 Yacht Class TideSlide 60" long 
  (Free Shipping *)


YS-072   YS-72 Yacht Class TideSlide 72" long 
  (Free Shipping *)

YS-084   YS-84 Yacht Class TideSlide 84" long 
  (Free Shipping *)

YS-096   YS-96 Yacht Class TideSlide 96" long 
 (Special Shipping **)


YS-108   YS-108 Yacht Class TideSlide 108" long
  (Special Shipping **)


YS-120    YS-120 Yacht Class TideSlide 120" long
  (Special Shipping **)

YS-132    YS-132 Yacht Class TideSlide 132" long
  (Special Shipping **)

YS-144    YS-144 Yacht Class TideSlide 144" long
  (Special Shipping **)


HY Series (Heavy Yacht Class - 2" Solid Shaft) Boats 51-80 feet or up to 125,000 lbs


HY-048   HY-48 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 48" long
  (Free Shipping *)


HY-060   HY-60 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 60" long
  (Free Shipping *)


HY-072   HY-72 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 72" long
  (Free Shipping *)

HY-084   HY-84 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 84" long
  (Free Shipping *)

HY-096    HY-96 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 96" long
  (Special Shipping **)


HY-108    HY-108 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 108" long
  (Special Shipping **)


HY-120    HY-120 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 120" long
  (Special Shipping **)

HY-132    HY-132 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 132" long
  (Special Shipping **)

HY-144    HY-144 Heavy Yacht Class TideSlide 144" long
  (Special Shipping **)


MY Series (Mega Yacht Class - 2-1/2" Solid Shaft) Boats 81-140 feet or up to 250,000 lbs


MY-048    MY-48 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 48" long
  (Special Shipping **)


MY-060    MY-60 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 60" long
  (Special Shipping **)


MY-072    MY-72 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 72" long
  (Special Shipping **)

MY-084    MY-84 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 84" long
  (Special Shipping **)

MY-096    MY-96 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 96" long
  (Special Shipping **)


MY-108    MY-108 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 108" long
  (Special Shipping **)


MY-120    MY-120 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 120" long
  (Special Shipping **)

MY-132    MY-132 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 132" long
  (Special Shipping **)

MY-144    MY-144 Mega Yacht Class TideSlide 144" long
  (Special Shipping **)

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Special Shipping ** Items marked "Special Shipping" require special shipment via freight truck instead of UPS or FedEx ground. The online checkout will calculate an approximate shipping charge. If the actual shipping charge is different, then one of our customer service representatives will contact you to notify you of the exact shipping charges before your order is processed. If you would like an exact freight quote prior to placing an online order, please call us at 1-800-677-4710. Please note that freight truck shipments require that someone be present to sign for the delivery and to help unload the truck.




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