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5 Tips when de-rigging your boat

The main sheet should be cleated loosely so that there is no downward tension on the boom.  In other words, the sheet between the cleat and the end of the boom should be slack, not taut. Before leaving our dock, please check all the boats: three dock line attached to each boat: bow, stern and […]

Night Sailing After Dark

Night Sailing After Dark

Navigation Lights The batteries for navigation lights that were kept in the dock box at the marina have reached the end of their useful life and can no longer hold their charge or be re-charged. The BOD recommends that sailors wishing to sail after the official time of sunset either provide their own battery or […]

4 Steps to Starting the Ensign Motor

Starting the Outboard motor on an Ensign Our Ensigns have 4 stroke gasoline motors.  These motors come with a full reverse gear and a 3 gallon external fuel tank.  A plastic card with several simple but important instructions will be placed on the carrying grip of the motor for reference.  These include the following: 1) […]