WNC Dock Builders is located in Western North Carolina in the resort town of Lake Lure. Our company has specialized in custom boathouses and docks since 1999. We are continuing to grow and shape ourselves into a thriving and successful business. Quality and relationships are the foundation of who we are and what we take with us from every project that we are privileged to be a part of. Building a relationship with our clients is important and providing quality craftsmanship is a priority. The Driving Force behind WNC Dock Company is the self-driven owner: Jonathan Hinkle. Jonathan has established himself as a respected custom home builder and remodeling contractor in the Hickory Nut Gorge, as well as being an accomplished home builder with WNC Dock Company's sister company, Marathon Builders, LLC.


Wahoo Docks
WNC Dock Company is an authorized dealer of . Wahoo Docks feature some of the finest aluminum docks and gangways in the business. Why buy a Wahoo aluminum dock? Here are just some of the reasons:
Lightweight - ideal for installation and doesn't weigh down floating structures
Durable - welded aluminum structure proven to withstand extreme environments
Long Lasting - marine grade aluminum will not structurally deteriorate even after years in the harshest marine environments
Attractive - maintains a clean, neat look
Affordable - price competitive even with pressure treated lumber
Engineering Focus - every Wahoo dock is individually modeled by a skilled engineer
Premium Decking - Wahoo uses only decking that has proven to weather the harshest environments... AridDeck aluminum decking, Brazilian hardwoods (IPE), concrete and premium composites
Floating Docks
Floating docks are environmentally friendly, low impact and perfect for the “consciously aware environmentalist.” This product requires no impact to the base of the lake.

Environmentally Friendly
Perfect for “Trout Ponds”
No Drilling or Pilings
Anchors to the Shoreline or Gangway (bridge or walkway that connects to dock or boathouse)
Fluctuates with the rise and fall of the water
Adds value to the property
Waterfront Beautification (Curb Appeal)
Can be fully enclosed
Perfect for residential and commercial applications

Custom Boathouses
Perfect for subdivisions and developments with specific restrictions, especially, if the restriction only permits certain architectural features or building materials. The traditional boathouse or dock is very useful when trying to mimic the design of a lake house.

Can be an open design or fully enclosed
Fiberboard Siding which can be painted any color
Custom built to your specifications
Perfect for Residential Lakes or Developments
Adds value to the property

Swim Platforms

Have a limited amount of space or would like to sunbath without fear of falling off a float? Why not a Swim Platform!
Easy to Move
Low Impact
Environmentally Friendly
Great for ponds, small areas or strict lakefront guidelines
Fun and Practical
Can even be removed from the water easily

Boat Lifts

Our favorite boatlift for floating applications: HYDROHOIST. Additional information on the hydrohoist boat lift can be found on their website at or please call WNC Dock Company for more information.

Shoreline Stabilization

Does dirt continuously keep washing away and it seems as though your lakefront estate is disappearing? We have your answer:
Retaining Walls
Rip Rap (large broken pieces of stone)
Formed concrete retaining walls
Decorative stamped walls (also can be used to stamp concrete pathways)

Dock Accessories
Dock Floats
Piling Caps
Dock Ladders
Dock Cleats
Dock Bumpers
Arid Decking
Otter Island Swim Raft
Boat Lifts)
Boathouse Restoration

Have a boathouse in disrepair or need a “facelift.” Call for a FREE site visit today!!!

Maintenance Programs

Don’t live at the lake full-time and need someone to check in on your financial investment? Call for a FREE Maintenance Evaluation!!!