Leaning Posts

Leaning posts for boats are widely used for helm seating in center console fishing boats. The types of posts offered are aluminum, fiberglass with livewells or storage units, cooler seat, and even options for SUPs and kayaks. » Read More

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What Is a Boat Leaning Post?

A boat leaning post is a type of helm seating commonly used on center console fishing boats. It is an alternative to traditional helm chairs or flip-flop cooler seats. Leaning posts are taller than chairs — usually 30” to 36” — and get their name because they are most often used as something to lean against while driving the boat. Read More

Boat Leaning Post Features

Both aluminum and fiberglass leaning posts are available with a variety of features and upgrades that make them more comfortable and practical. Leaning post footrests make sitting more comfortable by providing solid support while operating the boat and a convenient place for leaning post tackle storage. Read More

Boat Leaning Posts vs Helm Chairs

Most boaters prefer a leaning post over a helm chair or cooler seat because a leaning post can be used in either a standing or sitting position. When standing, they let you brace yourself securely for comfort and safety in rough conditions.

A leaning post is also a more efficient use of space, providing room underneath for a livewell, cooler or dry storage, and a place to mount rod holders and other accessories. Read More

Aluminum vs Fiberglass Leaning Posts

There are two main types of boat leaning posts: Read More

Leaning Post Upgrades

Even if your leaning post didn’t come with all the features you need, many of them can be added easily. Here are some great ways you can customize your marine leaning post to your style of boating or fishing with accessories. Read More

Cooler Leaning Posts for Stand Up Paddle Boards

As SUPs (Stand Up Paddle Boards) become more popular for fishing and exploring, paddleboarders accessorize their SUPs more and more. One popular accessory is a Yeti or other rotomolded cooler that serves not only as a place to keep drinks and food cold but also as a seat.

Adding a leaning post to your SUP cooler takes it a step further, providing both a backrest for sitting and something to lean against for stability while fishing.

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