August 6, 2019

Harbormaster August 2019

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July 5, 2019

Harbormaster July 2019

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June 5, 2019

Harbormaster June 2019

      We still have some boats on the property  that appear to be abandoned. They look as though the owner has not viewed their boat in years or decades. If you know one of these owners please say something – it is Time. Always remember if you want work credits just ask. Hello everyone! It’s time to go sailing. It’s time to get on the lake. It’s time for Rum, sun and everything else that goes with it. I hope everyone is enjoying their summer so far! Hopefully, Indiana’s weather will cooperate with us. First off, I would like to remind everyone to make sure this year’s ECSC sticker is on their boat and trailer as well as this year’s current Indiana registration sticker. Also, it would be greatly appreciated if you have a wet slip [unless working on trailer] you could make sure to put your trailer at the top of the hill. That would help all members to have a spot for their boat. We have been hard at work getting the club in order. In order to straighten out our dry storage lots we have been moving many boats and trailers. If  you can not find your boat or trailer keep looking!!! It was most likely moved by your diligent Harbormaster team. Thank you in advance. I compiled the summer dry slip assignments, so bear with me and others, as it will take time for everyone to get their correct assigned spot. If you do not like your spot you will be able to request a new spot next year. Also, the spots near the trees to the east and west are mostly not assigned and they will be freely available for anyone to park their boat. Don’t forget, if you are working on your boat or trailer we have the work lot available. Just make sure to get permission from Dennis by giving him the dates you will be working on it. Just to reiterate on how the slip assignment work those who submitted a request by the deadline will be given their preferred slip for one boat (seniority wins in case multiple boats request the same slip). Those who did not submit a request should get assigned the slip they currently occupy if it was not requested formally by the deadline. Once everyone has their first boat assigned, then second boats will be assigned, then third boats. If no request was submitted you could possibly lose your current dry slip. Going forward the dry slip request/change process will be the same as the wet slip process to make it easier and more convenient for everyone. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to call me! I’m happy to help in any way I can. I will also post the summer dry slip assignment on the race shack board for convenience. Ki and Dennis
May 13, 2019

Harbormaster – May – 2019

Hello everyone this is Ki Hickok assistant harbor master. I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to request your preferred dry parking spot. I have attached a chart of the dry parking spots and each spot has a letter and number just like the wet slips. Please email me back with your top 3 requested spots, your name, and member number thank you. Also if you could indicate if you have had your boat in that spot for multiple years if you would like. I suggest having all 3 choices in different rows, or at least the 3rd choice in another row just to be safe. Also I request if you don’t plan on putting in your boat about every week then don’NO NAMES ON PARKING SPACES – 2019-Dry Sail Slots (2)t request the ecsc parkway thank you. I will need this emailed to me no later than may 18th please, late responses may lose their current dry slip location. Also those with multiple boats must submit a request for each boat and make sure to designate which is your primary boat that will be placed first. I will be placing all primary boats in spots first then the secondary boats after all members who request a spot has one.   EMAIL TO: ecscsailing@gmail.com       Example:    primary boat John smith member 280  1. B17 2. B19 3. B20   has been in B17 for last 3 years
April 2, 2019

Harbormaster – April – 2019

Spring is here and I’m seeing more people at the club working on their boats every day. Kai and I have been busy working on the new Gin pole and boat parking. Boat slip assignments are complete and they will be posted the on the race shed board by 3/28/19. Boats in the parking lot that are double parked please remember that the person behind you may want to get out before you. Please have your boats clear of the car park areas by 4/28. The work lot next to the harbormaster shed also needs to be cleared by 4/28. if you are currently working on your boat in the work lot and need it there longer, please contact me. If you do not remove your boat by this date it will be moved for you and you may not like where I put it. There are several boats on the beach by the junior shed. These boats need to be moved by 4/24 for junior regatta. If they are not moved by that date, I will have to move your boat you may not like where I put it. Water is on at the power sprayer as of 3/28. When launching and retrieving your boat please keep safety first and work with the buddy system. This will make for a safer boating season. If you would like to earn some work credits please contact me. I have plenty of projects (large and small) that need to be done. Dennis Robertson Harbormaster 
February 5, 2019

Harbormaster – February 2019

The Harbor is Frozen
December 21, 2018

Harbormaster – Holiday 2018

HELLO ALL! Im very excited for this coming sailing season and can’t wait to get started. I just wanted to say hello and give you some idea of what the Harbormaster Committee plans on doing this year. First, I want to thank Dennis for giving me this opportunity to serve our club as Assistant Harbormaster. I can’t wait!  We plan on doing big things this year for our 50th club anniversary. We plan on replacing a lot of the dock boards as well as any broken cleats. Plans also include cleaning the beach and laying new sand. We will also add emergency ladders to the docks. There will be many more improvements which are still pending future board meetings. I look forward to many beautiful sailing days to come and can’t wait to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our club. Assistant Harbormaster. ki Hickok
November 3, 2018

Harbormaster – November 2018

November is here and cold weather is upon us.  Some people are battening down the hatches to ride out the winter and other people are looking for that last day of Nirvana on the lake.  I’ve heard from a lot of you about parking this year and I know it’s already a pretty full sailing club. This is something that we will be addressing for next winter. Next year we will have both assigned parking for summer dry sailors and winter storage. Parking, like the docks will be assigned based on seniority. We also have the paperwork from years ago on assigned parking so if you put your boat in the same spot year after year you will not be losing that spot. Last but not least, as always I still have plenty of jobs (both large and small) around the club that need to be done.Remember to contact me if you need or want to get work credit hours. Dennis Robertson (317)339-7371