Dock launch drew a great turnout and because the team really worked together just about everything got done (we did run into not enough lag bolts for the cleats, a busted electrical line and water connector).
All in all, 5 out of 5! Gold medal for team launch!
Now I gotta talk to the organizer about getting better preps done … lol
Thanks to everyone for making Crane Launch Day #1 successful and productive. Day #2, next Saturday.
A crane has been scheduled for Docks Launch on Monday May 27 at 4:30. Earlier in the day, likely 7:30am, Loyalist City Towing will tow the dock trailer to the wharf.
Sorry for late post.
An Executive meeting is scheduled for 7:30 PM on May 21, 2019.
All are welcomed.
Some pictures say it all for freshet cleanup day …
Over achievers cleaning out the bushes
Getting dock ramps ready for launch
Heritage area cleaned up
the Heritage Building gets decluttered
A email/newsletter to all members preceded this post with the details. Please check your email Inbox.
Don’t forget to record your attendance and time.
and finally the parking lot is back after 13 days . . . now cleanup time!
Freshet 2019 on April 22 at 5PM just after high tide…
At about 4:30 after high tide at 3:00 PM
The forecast to April 24 calls for 30-50mm of rain plus waters from up north where it is already above flood stage, so . . . .
The freshet readiness has to start while there is some land to work on.
Anything loose around the mast storage area, rail system, winch house, parking lot, Heritage building needs to go to highest ground.
All use of electricity in the Yard will be disconnected and preparation for flooding on the following starts today, Saturday April 20, on:
– Heritage building
– the gallows
– the rail system
– winch house
More information coming in a newsletter to all members.
There is a General Meeting scheduled for Tuesday April 16 at 7:30 PM.
The agenda is short but heavy. Two big subjects:
1. Freshet 209 planning
2. Call for help on activities (aka the Job Jar) leading up to launch
Member invoicing, payments and bills are up to date as of April 12, finally. And all of this is reflected in the statements now in the binder. Those that have made payments over the last 3 month despite the paperwork not in place are to be commended – job well done.
But because we are months behind in cashflow, everyone is urged to visit the club, get their statements and pay as soon as possible.
Looks like water levels are starting to rise in the Saint John and KV areas. The end of the week looks like flood stage in accordance with RiverWatch NB.
You can check updates to flood alerts at this link, which is also on our website.
River Watch NB
Now is the time to make your boats ready for what ever. Boats on trailers (Hansen) and trailers must be ready to move, which may be out of the yard to nearby parking lots. This will provide for working space should it be required. Shrink wrap and tarps should be removed, and removed from the yard, as soon as possible to allow for boat launches or trailering should the need arise.
Your cooperation is of the upmost importance.
By request of the Vice-Commodore, Ralph Hines