AERÉ Docking Solutions Celebrates 25 Years of Protecting the Marine Industry

Coral Springs, FL – AERÉ Docking Solutions is excited to announce its 25th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of premium inflatable fenders, inflatable platforms and custom inflatable products for the marine industry. Founded in 1998, as PRAKTEK, Inc, the company has been dedicated to providing practical and innovative solutions for docking and marine protection. With its signature product lines, AERÉ Inflatable Fenders, Fenda-Sox Fender Covers, and AERÉ Inflatable Docks, AERÉ Docking Solutions has become a well-known name in the marine industry. AERÉ Inflatable Fenders are renowned for being the top-of-the-line fender product in the yachting industry, protecting any size, or type, of vessels for recreational, commercial, and military applications.

AERÉ Docking Solutions’ commitment to quality and innovation is evident in its manufacturing process. By using heavy duty, high denier, polyester fabric and heavily coated SOL process PVC inside and out, with double welded seams and stainless-steel D-rings, it is easy to see the
quality. “We are thrilled to celebrate 25 years of serving, and protecting, the marine industry with our innovative products,” said Gary Abernathy, Founder of AERÉ Docking Solutions. “Our commitment to quality, durability, and innovation has helped us become the leading manufacturer of inflatable products for the boating industry worldwide.” To also celebrate their 25th year of protecting yachts around the world, AERÉ Docking Solutions has been selected as the fender of choice for the 37th America’s Cup in 2024 on American Magic, the sailboat chosen by the New York Yacht Club to continue the quest to regain the America’s Cup. “AERÉ Inflatable Fenders are a perfect choice for any vessel that needs extreme durability, lightweight, quick to inflate and compact to store.” says Mike Yorston, Director of Sales of AERÉ Docking Solutions. “We are proud to be a part of the America’s Cup.”

AERÉ Docking Solutions is a family-owned manufacturing business and an active member of marine industry associations such as the U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA), and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF). The company’s staff is available to assist customers with all their docking and fender requirements. Visit the company’s online showroom at or any of its dealers’ retail locations worldwide.