Pull and Be Damned Messabout
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Location: 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.
Hoist fee: $3.00 per use. Free parking at Seafarer’s or upland from PQ crane.
- 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
Schedule and Activities: Meet at the dock 10:00. Potluck lunch at noon. Some food provided.
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: || 07.47 || 3.8 ft Low |
| || 12:30 || 5.0 High |
| || 18:28 || 2.0 Low |
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
Sponsor: Traditional Small Craft Association-Puget Sound
RSVP is not necessary, but say hello, or ask questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Updated: 1 May 2017