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bljones 04-15-2011 08:04 AM

Opening Day!!
 
The marina officially opens today. The sailing season officially begins! Woohoo!!!!!!!

http://docksixchronicles.blogspot.co...ening-day.html

PaulfromNWOnt 04-15-2011 09:20 AM

Lucky bugger..... At the moment I could literally tow my boat out to the deepest part of the lake without anything getting wet. Still a foot and a half of ice on most parts of it, but it's going quick :)

Couple of little projects to go still, so I'll live with it.

Tim R. 04-15-2011 09:32 AM

Cover comes off tomorrow, mast goes up Monday. Hopefully sailing next weekend.

cb32863 04-15-2011 10:34 AM

Had our open house on the 9th, only boats in the water were our club boats though, no sailing until this weekend as there was still 3 feet of ice out there. Ice is now officially out and the first boats will be sailing this weekend. I will not as we will be opening up the first mate's cabin this weekend. Oh and that little issue with me having my left hand in a half cast as I broke my 4th metacarpal last week. Minor detail..... Will be literally single handed sailing for a while, hopefully next weekend! :cool:

Minnewaska 04-15-2011 12:10 PM

Marina is planning to launch next week. Two weeks of commissioning and we just might be out sailing by the first of May (probably with all cockpit enclosures installed :) ). Awesome.

carl762 04-15-2011 02:26 PM

Awesome. Have fun.

If only the rain would stop :( Hopefully sailing Sunday. Couple of little projects tonight and tomorrow. Going to try out some Butyl tape for the first time and bed in a new bow cleat and a pair of bow chocks.

I'll be praying for wind for all of us.

bljones 04-15-2011 03:40 PM

Just got back from the marina. It is sunny but cold, gusty and the water is skinny... but the first boat is already on the Dock. Unfortunately, it isn't a sailboat.
Dock Six Chronicles: Opening Day Cont'd: First Boat In

centaursailor 04-15-2011 06:40 PM

My boat stays in all winter but going out to help my occasional sailing pal launch tomorrow. :)
Great early summer here on the Irish East coast this year.:D
Am ahead of scheduel for once.
Safe sailing

smackdaddy 04-15-2011 07:53 PM

Dude...move south.

MarkCK 04-15-2011 07:58 PM

I have been out several times this year. In the 80's one weekend, frost warning's the next. Gotta love Missouri weather.


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