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America’s Boating Club Louisville (Louisville Sail and Power Squadron) LOCK THRU MCALPINE

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm

LOCK THRU MCALPINE 

  

 FIRST TIMERS LEARN THE ROPES   —  OLD PROS GIVE UP SOME WISDOM

SUNDAY  OCTOBER 9  10:30 MEET AT Louisville Waterfront Park Public Dock

COVID-19 health and safety requirements:

  1. Lines  half the length of your boat
  2. Sharp knife (used to quickly cut the line in case the floating bollards get stuck)
  3. At least 2 of the biggest fenders you have (6” diameter fender is not big) Trash-bags to protect your fenders from slimy lock walls
  4. VHF Radio (Fixed mount or hand-held) & Boathook
  5. Comfortable PFD’s for all aboard & Deck shoes (bare feet are too slippery to be safe when moving about quickly on deck surfaces)

RSVP to Kim Fisher 502-544-1185.

We will depart the City Docks following a mandatory Safety Briefing @ 10:45. We will lock through as a group. Exit the locks and do a leisurely cruise along the New Albany shore while debriefing. Turn around and lock back through upriver. Exit the locks and return to your marinas as experienced Lockers.

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