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Rhumb Line - August 2018

News From Willsboro Bay Marina

Important Mid-Summer Mailing

Although there are several weeks of fine boating left, it's time to begin planning for our fall haul-out season. It's also time to reserve your dock space for next summer, too. We've posted the following documents online in PDF (Adobe Reader) format for you to review: Most of them are also available in DOC (Microsoft Word) format: Completed forms may be e-mailed to the accounting department.

Scheduling Request

We request your assistance in promptly scheduling your haul-out; please contact us by September 3, 2018 to select your haul-out date. This does not mean that your boat must be hauled by September 3; rather, it means that you need to contact us by September 3 to select a haul-out date which can be anytime through October 15 (dockage clients) or October 5 (winter-only clients). We also haul in August for those who are interested.

Internet News

We just received an internet bandwidth increase with the possibility of more bandwidth for 2019. The future improvements are not under our control but if the internet service providers complete their work as planned we will be able to offer two tiers of Wi-Fi for 2019 - basic access at no extra charge for our dockage members and a higher speed version for a modest fee. Our existing paid internet clients are receiving the higher speed version now and our dockage clients may use the free basic service now on a trial basis. Contact marina staff for login credentials. Our total bandwidth is still small at 25 Mbps so the use of Netflix, Hulu and any other video services is not permitted on our network. The network is intended for e-mail and basic web browsing usage.

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2019 Dockage Reservation Fee Reminder

We do not send individual bills for the dockage reservation fee to reserve your slip for next summer; please send your dockage reservation fee of $1,000 by September 15, 2018 to reserve your slip. An invoice for the reservation fee is included in the internet version of the "Fall Letter" that is available above. The payment should be made by cash or check if you want to receive the $3 per foot cash discount on next year's dockage. Please see this important notice about payment cheques drawn on Canadian banks. Cancellation & Refund Policy: Dockage reservation fees and other dockage payments for 2019 are not refundable and may not be applied to storage charges, other marina services or to a subsequent year’s dockage. However, the dock space may be transferred to the new owner upon sale of a boat provided the new owner accepts our customer agreement. The dock space may also be transferred to a different boat owned by the same client but only if a suitable space is available; incremental additional charges will be due for a larger boat.

Automobiles, Dinghies, Trailers, Portable Fuel Tanks and Other Equipment

All automobiles, dinghies, trailers, dock boxes, fuel tanks and other equipment on our property must be labeled with your full name or customer number (which is not your dock space number). We provide free parking permit decals for your automobiles with your customer number. We also provide stickers with your customer number for your other equipment for a nominal fee. We reserve the right to remove or dispose of any unidentified property or equipment at any time without further notice.

We provide a shared seasonal storage facility for temporary storage (up to 10 months) of non-hazardous boating equipment. There is no charge for use of this facility. It is uninsured and storage is at your own risk. Outboard motors, batteries, fuel tanks, propane tanks, other flammable items, and items regulated by law (such as weapons, alcohol, tobacco, and prescription medication) may not be stored in this facility. We do not recommend storing sails, cushions, or other fabric items in this facility. Please label your equipment with your name (or customer number) along with the date placed in storage. Be considerate of other marina members and remove items that remain unused after 10 months. We reserve the right to dispose of unidentified equipment at any time and to dispose of labeled equipment after 10 months of storage without further notice.

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Willsboro Bay Marina, Inc.; 25 Klein Way, Willsboro, NY 12996, USA
Phone (518) 963-7276     44º 24' 15" N     73º 23' 40" W
Last revised 2018-08-10
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