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    #9760 - 09/17/14 08:03 AM BOAT RAMP GUIDELINES  
    Joined: Sep 2014
    Posts: 6
    STUMPJUMPER Offline
    Green Horn
    STUMPJUMPER  Offline
    Green Horn

    Joined: Sep 2014
    Posts: 6
    UNLOADING AND LAUNCHING

    A few simple guidelines that will make the time at the boat ramp shorter and more pleasant.

    If you are a beginner almost anyone in line behind you would be glad to assist you.

    Be courteous; everyone's always in a hurry. Ramp is open 24 hours.

    1 Get in line - No one likes a line jumper.

    2 During the dark, TURN HEADLIGHTS OFF - they blind everyone - park lights are ok.

    3 Get gear and boat ready to launch before getting on the ramp.
    If you need additional time wave others around but stay in line.

    4 The most experienced driver should position the boat so the novice will only have to
    back a short distance and pull straight ahead to park. (see #7)

    5 Wait off the bank until your partner is ready to board.

    6 If you are solo, unload, park your boat and move your vehicle & trailer off the
    ramp as soon as possible.

    7 Park Straight!!! Crooked parking wastes parking spaces and
    increases the chances of the next guy running over your trailer.

    7 Use caution leaving ramp. This can be as dangerous as a Shotgun Start.

    LOADING AND LEAVING

    If you are a beginner almost anyone in line behind you would be glad to assist you.

    1 Drop the driver off at the ramp. If solo or with a novice, beach the boat, otherwise wait
    off the bank while others are loading their boats and until your trailer is on the ramp.

    2 During the dark LEAVE HEADLIGHTS OFF until you are off the ramp.

    3 The experienced driver should position the trailer so the novice can pull straight ahead.

    4 After loading, pull as far away from the ramp as possible to reduce congestion.
    Do not turn headlights on until you are leaving.

    Add your suggestions!

    #10100 - 05/18/15 07:27 PM Re: BOAT RAMP GUIDELINES [Re: STUMPJUMPER]  
    Joined: Apr 2015
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    Seapro Offline
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    Seapro  Offline
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    Joined: Apr 2015
    Posts: 364
    All great points, only problem is that if you need to read this and actually take something away from it you are a credit card captain and you have no business owning a boat.



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