Author Archives: Eric Phinney

About Eric Phinney

Commodore Renforth Boat Club Rector of Renforth (St. James the Less Church)

A Christmas Poem

Renforth Boat Club Christmas Poem 2017 The lobsters are all cooked, The beef is nicely broiled Potatoes carrots and sauces In pots on the stove to boil The pies and other goodies All out of their boxes and waiting in … Continue reading

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Work items

Hello Everyone, the work boat and gallows have been removed from the water and there are a few work items that we now need volunteers for as out lined below. If you can complete one or more of these please … Continue reading

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Radio Course

Do you need your VHF radio course? CPS-ECP will be offering the VHF radio course Dec 12,13,14 at the RKYC https://www.cps-ecp.ca/public/public.asp?WCE=C%3D56%7CK%3D244692%7CCAL%3D225480 Click the link to register. Call Eric for info on other courses

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From the Commodore

I want to take this opportunity to touch on some year-end items and look ahead to the 2018 boating year. Without question this has been one of the most active boating seasons in recent memory. Our Club surpassed its goal … Continue reading

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Winterize or Pay

Hello everyone, There are still about a half dozen moorings that have not been winterized. It is important that these get completed so we can remove the workboat from the water. Please winterize your mooring by end of day Sunday … Continue reading

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Moorings to Winterize

Please note that many winterization techniques have been tried by members over the years and many have failed resulting in grappling for moorings in the spring or hiring of divers to locate the mooring. The standard practice outlined below has … Continue reading

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Sail boat haulout

I wanted to thank everyone who participated, for a very successful sailboat haul-out this past Sunday. 11 boats & masts hauled & in the yard by 5pm.This included waiting a couple hours for the last 3 to be moved, after … Continue reading

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Rail Haulout

Thank you to everyone for your help with the rail haul out this year. We had a few hiccups which slowed us down a bit but all and all it was a successful and most important accident free haul out. … Continue reading

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dinghys

As everyone knows the boats have been hauled/lifted/parked. It is now time to clear the dinghy docks so that we can deal with them. Please remove your dinghy as soon as possible. Eric Phinney Past Commodore

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Yard

Sorry. This has just been changed to Thursday. Jimmy from loyalist (who Mark Kierstead uses to haul his trailer) is not available Thursday. Hello All, We will be moving some cradles around Thursday night, 5:30pm. Some will need to be … Continue reading

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Sailboat Haulout

“Attention All Sailboaters: Our haul-out will be Sunday, October 1st, 8am sharp. Please note the change to Sunday this year. This is to accommodate a member who is away working for a month. I will be in communication again later … Continue reading

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A new (long time coming) boat in port

Congratulations Stan

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Test pic

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VHF course at the Rothesay Yacht Club

Update: there are now 7 people registered for this course. Max is 12 The Canadian Power and Sail Kennebecasis is offering the VHF with DSC Course the week of May 2nd for anyone who may have missed the course held … Continue reading

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Maritime Radio Course to be offered here

As some of you understand if you have a VHF marine radio installed in your boat and you turn it on you are deemed to be operating it. If you are operating you do need an operators certificate. The Canadian … Continue reading

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