Pull and Be Damned Messabout
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Seafarer's Memorial Park, Anacortes, WA
Contact: Andy Stewart
Launch Ramp and Parking Info:
Hoist at PQ dock, Cap Sante Marina, Port of
Anacortes. A users manual for the Small Boat Sling at Cap Sante Marina,
Anacortes by Simeon Baldwin is posted here.
fee: $3.00 per use. Free parking at Seafarer’s or upland from PQ crane.
Schedule and Activities: Meet at the dock 10:00.
Potluck lunch at noon. Some food provided.
- Hand launch boat hoist only. Maximum gross weight of
boat & trailer 4,000 lbs. No vehicles are allowed on pier.
- Hoist lifting capacity 3600 lbs max Use dolly provided by Port to
travel from upland to the hoist.
- For those who need assistance
there will be a crane operator.
- Alternatively hand or cart
launching is possible at Seafarer’s park
Informal racing after
lunch, messing about all day.
Food and Shelter: Potluck lunch at the Seafarer park building
and plaza at 12:30. Barbecues will be provided for those who want to
grill or heat up items.
|Tides: || 02.57
|| 7.80 ft H |
| || 09:30
|| 1.79 ft L |
| || 16:01
|| 6.15 ft H |
| || 21:07
|| 3.43 ft L |
Local Knowledge: Fidalgo bay is reasonably protected, and
Seafarer’s park is a first rate small boat facility with good access to
the bay. Pictures and comments from those who participated in 2015 are
available on the Woodenboat forum.
Note: While the
official messabout will end at 1600 hours, participants might wish to
cruise out to Saddlebag island for Saturday night, good camping.
Accommodations: There are many good hotels in the area.
Camping is available at Washington Park in Anacortes, and at three campgrounds in Deception Pass State Park.
Host: Anacortes Small Boat Center
Traditional Small Craft
RSVP is not necessary, but say hello, or ask questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
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