Until now launching your boat has been a frustrating, sometimes dangerous operation, usually requiring multiple people to get the job done. But now with Launch Assist you can launch your boat safely and effortlessly by yourself ! Installing Launch Assist is an easy process that can usually be done in a few minutes. After launching your boat it conveniently turns into a dock line with a built in shock absorber. Additionally, Launch Assist will protect the hull of your boat by reducing or eliminating the friction from the trailer bunks.