LIFT IN Protocols
Club Supervisor to ensure work barge and tow boat are available and
fuelled for both lift in dates.
All members must be aware of the Lift in procedures. Owners MUST
either be present for movement of their vessel or have someone
appointed to represent them.
Only the crane crew in the immediate work area. Watch from a
ABSOLUTELY NO ONE beneath the boat being lifted
Crane crew MUST wear hard hats
Bow and stern line MUST be attached of sufficient length (50')
Powerboats MUST have slings ties off. This requires 4 lines
Fenders should be on EACH side of boat
Only the crane foreman is allowed to communicate with the crane
operator. Foreman will be wearing a high visibility vest.
Ensure that the crane operator has a clear view of the boat and the
Have boat prepared in advance to meet the above safety measures
Offer to relieve the crane crews…
it is a shared responsibility
Once you have checked your vessel, and secured it, PLEASE RETURN to
help with the other boats.
Offer to relieve crane crews — it’s a shared responsibility.
COST AND TIME:
Membership and Dockage fees must be paid prior
to lift in.
$60.00 for lift in, with a $20.00 return when the cranes are packed
up and there are NO ISSUES with member involvement
Members are required to be at the club for 0730 hrs on Lift day.
Lift-in fee is to be paid by 0730 on the day of lift.
Lift in lunch is available for $3.00
NO work is
allowed on ANY boats until the crane has finished and packed up.
If the number of volunteers is sufficient, work on items around the
club will be carried out.
personnel taking part in lift in MUST attend a safety briefing which
will be given by the crane foreman at the mast step at approximately
Above all think safety,
Mast Crane Inspection May 5th – most of day
(posted Apr 21/17)
Please be advised that our mast crane inspection will take place 05
MAY 17. They will be starting at 0900 and will take most of the day.
Please leave the parking area around the mast crane available as the
inspectors will be operating a lift in that area.
Yacht Club Supervisor
Sewing by Rob
(posted Apr 7/17)
Hi everyone, sorry for the long delay, but it looks like I am going
to be able to start sewing now.
I will be in the club starting Wed the 12th for 6 days straight to
start, and probably much longer, but I will not be there on Tuesday
So, if you want to start bringing your projects by, starting Wed,
we'll try and get as many done as possible before first lift.
(updated Apr 17/17)
We will be presenting four seminars this April as follows:
(click on underlined titles for more details)
#1 April 4,
Improving Performance with
#2 April 12,
Racing Flags & Signals and Knots Refresher
#3 April 19,
Race Committee Pointers
#4 April 26,
When Boats Meet – Racing Right of Way Rules
To accommodate the final seminar, the first tune-up race has been cancelled.
Once the boats are on the water and rigged, we will be running a
series of practice sessions on the water.
More information will be provided after lift-in.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the seminars and practice
Fleet Captain Sail
Toonie Tuesday - Tuesday, May 2
(posted Apr 7/17)
The next Toonie Tuesday presentation by the RCAF Trenton Canadian
Power and Sail Squadron is Confident Sailor / Reluctant Sailor,
Achieving Your Cruising Dreams with Rob MacLeod.
It is scheduled for 19h00 on Tuesday, May 2.
Click here for more information.
New program for kids
(posted Mar 28/17)
Through Quinte SailAbility, CFB Trenton Yacht Club is offering Wet
Feet, an introduction to sailing and water safety for kids 6 – 8.
Click here for further
Reminder Nautical Yard Sale!!
(posted Feb 13/16)
This is just a reminder of the Nautical Yard Sale our club is
hosting in May. Please
click here to see
poster, and feel free to share it with anyone you may think
could be interested!
There are still tables available for rent; however this mailing has
now gone out to clubs from Toronto to Ottawa so they may not
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