No Racing in the Marina

No Racing in the Marina

Safety
Okay, sailboat racing in the LBYC marina basin is a little more extreme (we hope) than in this photo we took while visiting a marina in St. Petersburg, Florida. However, there is a rule that appears in the "House Rules" document concerning coming into the marina under sail, which states: 15. All sailboats shall enter and exit the marina under auxiliary power only. A rare occurance indeed, but one that has been witnessed on occasion. Remember that if you're a slip renter or owner somewhere during the transaction you were given the House Rules to read, reflect on and sign (if you were not, please let us know immediately). These rules were put in place for the safety, pleasure and aesthetics of all slip residents. Most House Rules apply to…
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Are your smoke alarms up to date?

Are your smoke alarms up to date?

Safety
Captain John McDevitt made this observation regarding the use of smoke alarms on boats, or more accurately the non-use of alarms. For your own sake, and of your fellow boaters give serious consideration as to your fire safety effectiveness "There are three fire events that represent the greatest percentage of marine industry fire losses. The first is a fire that starts aboard a boat in a marina. This fire, usually electrical in origin, starts small and typically smolders for some time. If the fire is not detected, it will continue until the fire gains headway and visibly burns outside the confines of the origin boat. At this point the fire is beyond control by any nearby people or marina personnel. Every year marina fires cause considerable damage to boats and the…
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Bearno’s Now Open 7 Days/Week

Bearno’s Now Open 7 Days/Week

Social
Bearno's By-The-Bay is now providing service to Limestone Bay Club members 7 days a week. LBYC slip owners and renters are automatically Members of the Club. If you're not a Member yet, stop by and check out the finest marina views, sunsets and pizza slices in the city, and ask the staff how you can join The Club for a low annual cost. Monday - Thursday - 3pm - 10pm Friday - 11am - 11 pm Saturday - 7am - 11pm Sunday - 7am - 10pm Happy Hour - 3pm - 7pm Daily Great Live Music - Many Nights! Check Schedule.
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Board Positions Open

Board Positions Open

Business
If you are a slip owner and would like to contribute your time serving on the LBYC Board of Directors, send a memo indicating your interest to LBYC, P.O. Box 185, Harrods Creek, KY 40027. The election of Directors will take place at the Annual Shareholders Meeting on June 21, 2016. There will be no nominations from the floor prior to the election. The memo of interest must be received by May 16, 2016 to be placed on the ballot.
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Marina Improvements Afoot

Marina Improvements Afoot

Business, Improvements
The LBYC Board has worked diligently exploring and evaluating marina improvements and how to prepare for the future. There is now a 2-year plan with certain issues receiving a priority status requiring immediate attention to prevent serious and more costly problems. Be looking for these exciting improvements beginning winter of 2016, and be looking for Limestone Bay Yacht Club to maintain it's status as one of the premier marina's in the local boating community. New decking for A, E and F docks F dock parking lot paving Steel pilings to replace the swing-arms on E and F docks Major suction dredging On-going dock maintenance for all docks and River Road fence repairs
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