The Hewitt electric boat lift motor is a direct drive system that takes the place of the standard manual winch wheel. The Hewitt2 motorized boat lift has a convenient remote control operation and comes with dock lighting for added safety. The electric winch for boat lift is quick and easy to install. It is available in AC and DC versions with a 6,000 lb lifting capacity. The Hewitt2 drives have a double-sealed motor shaft, sealed electrical control box, two-piece cover, and O-rings around the rivets for extra protection against the elements. This is ideal if you want to convert a manual boat lift to electric, however, the standard manual boat winch wheel is also available.