Visibility of a dock is essential for safe docking. Dock lighting is used to improve visibility, attract fish or simply adding style to the dock. The level of functionality and effectiveness varies from one dock light to the other. Appropriate lighting makes navigating a dock safer.
Best Dock Lights
Here are our dock lighting reviews.
The Green Blob Outdoors Underwater Fishing Light 110 Volt For Docks is a high quality set of dock lights. It has a unique self weighted system and uses very little electricity. If used for fishing, the light will attract many species of fish.
- 30,000 lumens output
- 30ft power lead reach
- 50’000 hours of continuous use
The JACKYLED B00M4ZTS84 Solar 8-Pack Dock LED is a pack of 8 Dock lights. These lights are solar paneled, energy efficient and automatically charge during daytime then illuminates at night time.
- Certified with IP68 and 100% waterproof
- Made of high quality poly-carbonate
- Installing screws included for easy attachment
The LEONLITE 50W LED Loading Dock Light is a high power and durable dock lighting. This light can be operated by a wall switch and also a manual switch making in a convenient choice. It also has a hidden cord design making it more aesthetically pleasing.
- 5000lm of brightness
- Light rotates 360 degrees by hand
- Well machined corrosion resistant steel arm
The Siedlinar Solar Deck Lights Driveway Dock LED Light is a durable, elegant dock light. It has a wireless design for improved safety. The light is resistant to pressure up to 20 tons and can withstand the weight of a car.
- Made of aluminum alloy
- Solar panels fully charged in 6-8 hours of sun
- 1 year full warranty
The Happybuy Solar Driveway Lights 12-Pack is a set of 12 high-efficiency solar paneled dock lights. The set of lights can be quickly installed on onto your dock with glue or screws.
- Automatically turn on at night time
- Emits more than 875 yards of visible light
- IP68 100% Waterproof
Dock Lighting Buyer’s Guide
Choosing dock lighting that will adequately illuminate your dock will not only improve the look of the dock, but it will also make it safer. Dock lighting is not particularly expensive, but it is still an important piece of equipment to invest it. For fisherman, certain lights can be used to attract fish to the docks.
Our buying guide reviews the best dock lighting on the market so you can choose the right lights for your boat. The following features are included on most dock lights and will help you to choose the right one for your needs.
Dock lighting varies in the amount of light power emitted. This power is measure in lumens or sometimes the distance the light is able to visibly travel. Solar powered lights are the most energy efficient and are charged in sunlight, so require very little maintenance once installed. Brightness sensors allow some lights to come on at night automatically.
Dock lights are installed using screws or glue to secure them to your dock. If you require a set of lights, planning out their location on your dock before installing them will allow you to spread the light out evenly to maximize their effectiveness.
All dock lights needs to be made from 100% waterproof materials and be durable enough to withstand pressure. Frames are commonly made from metal alloys and the lights are IP68 waterproof. Some lights are exceptionally durable and can withstand up to 20 tons of pressure, so are protected if a vehicle accidently drives over them.