4th of July Weekend arrives..Seas the day!

This is what we call a short week at Romp’s as we prep for the upcoming 4th of July holiday this Saturday. For those needing parts or Service Department assistance please note that our service staff will be off on Friday in addition to the weekend as they get to spend some much deserved time with family.

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But fear not, the rest of our staff will be here serving you on the 4th and throughout the weekend as we celebrate America’s Birthday with full weekend staffing. So come out and relax and enjoy time with your family at your home-port this weekend!

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And paint some fun summer memories of your own!

Your Weekend Forecast (NWS):
TODAY…NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 KNOTS OR
LESS. MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS MORNING.
WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLEAR. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY…EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING NORTH.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

Special Notice: Due to safety factors such as proximity to fuel, fireworks of any kind are strictly prohibited at Romp’s.

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Some days are just OK…Summer Better!

We did have a good start to this week despite a forecast for the weekend that doesn’t seem to want to cooperate. Of course we will still get the marina ready for your family fun no matter the circumstances because the pool is a balmy 83 degrees and the drinks are served cold, that forecast you can count on!

Here’s what the early part of the week looked like here at your homeport:

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So here’s hoping that you have a chance to get some Lake Life in and just get away from the stresses of an everyday routine, no matter the weather.

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We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend Forecast (NWS): Updated 6/26 8am

TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS INCREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS
MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
TONIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
SATURDAY…NORTHEAST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. SHOWERS WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
SATURDAY NIGHT…NORTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 30 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING…THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
OVERNIGHT. WAVES 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

Also note this weekend is Operation Dry Water which means safety forces will be out in numbers to insure boaters are not operating a vessel impaired. So, as always, use best boating practices when underway and stay safe out there.

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Start your weekend with a BANG!…Your weekend update.

There’s quite a weekend on tap in the Ole’ V-town this weekend. We have Fireworks on the breakwall starting Friday night, then the Fish Festival weekend, and for Romp’s Dockers our Kickoff Party Saturday Night with local entertainer Mike Moore.

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So bring the whole family out for the some fun this weekend at Romp’s Lake Erie Marina.

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After all, life’s too short to be spent on land…We hope to see you dockside!

Your weekend Forecast:

TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
TONIGHT…WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
FRIDAY…NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. MOSTLY
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING…THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
FRIDAY NIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST.
PARTLY CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LESS
THAN 10 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS.

(forecast for informational purposes only courtesy of NWS..for most up to date conditions click here)

Recipe for a great family weekend? Just add water!

We know it’s a busy time of year with High School graduations, weddings, and family commitments about. We just want to remind you that despite all the hectic schedules out there, there’s always a calm place waiting for you on the water.

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Before you pack the oldest off to college or set up house for that new couple in your life, come on down to the Lake and have some fun with the whole family. Make the kind of memories that last a lifetime.

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Here’s hoping to see you dockside at your Family Fun Lake Erie Marina!

Your weekend forecast (NWS):

FRIDAY…SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES
2 FEET OR LESS.
FRIDAY NIGHT…WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SATURDAY NIGHT…NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. MOSTLY
CLOUDY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.
SUNDAY…SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS.

Forecast for informational purposes only click here for Current NOAA conditions

The Early Bird gets the worm by the 18 pack…Your homeport forecast.

After last Sunday it really makes one appreciate the days the followed, like the ones we had during the week this week. As another weekend approaches we’re getting your homeport ready for some fun in the sun and hope you get a chance to spend some time with your crew this weekend.

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As you can see from the pic above, yesterday was a nice day to get out on the water, and with any luck there’s some more boating to be done this weekend. Either way we are running the pool heater and no matter the lake temp, the water temp at your homeport is a balmy 82. So we hope to see you dockside!

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Your weekend forecast (noaa):

SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS
OR LESS. MOSTLY SUNNY. WAVES 2 FEET OR LESS. 
SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. 
MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. 

For an up-to-date forecast click the link -> noaa

Something’s fishy at your homeport..So get hooked!

Well the season sure started with the perfect weekend last Memorial Day as we were able to enjoy a couple of perfect days to boat, swim, play and best of all to get hooked! Fishing has been very good right off of Vermilion, which allowed anglers in all size craft to get in on the fun.

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With a start like this, we can see this being one of the best fishing seasons yet. So if your a new captain or a seasoned vet and your still looking for a place to drop anchor, make sure you stop by and let us show you what we have to offer.

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After all, life’s too short to be left at the dock! Stop by Romp’s Lake Erie Marina today and get hooked.

Official Kick-Off to the Season…Have a Great Memorial Day Weekend!

As we honor those who have served and sacrificed for our country, we are also excited that the boating season arrives at last. Mother Nature may not be fully cooperating at the moment, but it is only a matter of time before the warm temps and the flat lakes of summer arrive.

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We have been busy as bees getting the marina ready as starting Saturday Putter-Port returns, the Romper Room opens, and the pool opens as well. See the side column for “R” hours.

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Plus, we will always have your favorite flavor of Ice Cream here at your home-port! So be sure to join us this weekend as we celebrate and thank the servicemen and veterans for their service to this great nation and offer remembrance of those we have lost.

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We hope to see you dockside!….

Launch well underway…wood you believe it!

We know that is a tough pun to swallow, but every once in a while we get to launch a boat that looks like art work. That actually is the fun of launch, getting to see the wide variety of boats that owners enjoy here at your home-port, like this classic 1972 Lake Erie Lyman.

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You can see this captain has his boat in ship shape with lines and fenders at the ready. So, as Memorial Weekend soon approaches now might be the time to get your crew back on the water and we’re here to help.

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After all, it’s not to late. Stop by Romp’s Lake Erie Marina and let us help you with your spring services or if your looking for a new port to call home, let us show you what we have to offer. Don’t miss the boat!

We hope to see you dockside!

 

Things are heating up at your home-port!

Ditch the parkas and sweaters because Mother Nature has shifted into high gear this week with some great temps in the mid-80’s. This has allowed our crew to get more boats in the water and with each splashdown we near the beginning to another great boating season.

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The Lake has been a thing of beauty and even the fish are getting in on the act as they wake up hungry and search out the first bated hook they can find.

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So if you have not already made your launch plans, now would be a good time to get that Launch Order filled out and turned in to the ship’s store. If you need help scheduling services stop by and let us assist you. We’re now open 7 days a week from 9-5.

If you searching for a place for your ship to call home. Look no further we have plenty of good docks available just waiting for the right captain and crew. Stop by Romp’s Lake Erie Marina and let us show you what we have to offer, which is a summer full of family fun.

Till then we hope to see you dockside!

 

 

Launch the boats, Launch the boats, Launch the boats…

As you can see we have three things on the to-do list. Well, with the onset of warm weather we have quite a bit to-do but thankfully it all focuses on getting the boats in ship-shape and in the water. That’s great news as all week we have been servicing and launching all manner of vessels.

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In fact, some of the early birds have enjoyed quite a bit of flat lake already. Here was Thursday:

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So if your now thinking Launch, let us help you. We are open weekends to aid you in filling out your launch order or answering any questions you may have. And if your still looking for a place for your boat to spend the summer, then by all means stop by and let us show you what we have to offer at Romp’s Lake Erie Marina, we would love to be your home-port!

See you dockside!