We’re up to Snow Good….
We all know that the cold weather just makes us appreciate the warm that follows. Before you know it, we will start to think about putting boats in and hopefully forget all this single digit frigidness of the past week. That said, we are Snow Happy to see you, so.
There’s Snow Place Like Home!
So what can we do about this in the meantime? How about a little get together for all of our Captain’s and Crew to reassure and remind us all of better days ahead.
Join us at Romp’s Open House (aka “It’s the Snow Life” Party) this weekend January 26 & 27 from 11am to 2pm. We will be serving Hot Dogs, & Ice Cream Sundaes (yes, Dairy Dock Ice Cream in the winter as we will have a machine up and running) and all your favorite beverages. Plus, door prizes every half hour and even a little gift full of treats.
So mark you Calendar because its a Snow Day (for Boaters)!
Also, new Captains and Crews looking for a place to drop anchor next summer, please feel free to stop by, we would like to show you all we have to offer. We hope to see you dockside!
New Year, New Boating Season…
Everyone here at your homeport wishes you a great 2019, and can’t wait to get the season started. Year after year folks start a new year’s resolution right about this time. but what if we told you we have a healthy one that the whole family can enjoy!
Resolve to go boating!
That’s right, forget the fad diets and signing up for a year at the gym when you will only go a time or two. This time resolve to get the whole family into the great outdoors, and really take advantage of all the things our area has to offer on the water.
Or just keep it reel!
Or maybe just resolve to spend some quiet time away from all those electronic gadgets. Now is the time to plan, and to stop wishing, start thinking fishing! Just you and some peace and quiet out on Mother Erie.
Rock the Dock…
You don’t even have to leave the marina to enjoy some time in the sun! You can make a splash with friends and family this year!
New Year, New You…
So resolve just to relax, and enjoy what is already here, here’s hoping we see you dockside!
From the “Stitch in Time” dept…
So the short days of Winter have started to show up along with some chilly temps at your home-port. Among the top questions we get this time of year is “What do you do in the winter, go to Florida?“.
Repair, Repaint, or Replace..
Florida? well, not exactly, in fact we are busy grinding, welding and painting docks, repairing boats and upgrading the marina in various ways from lighting to equipment repairs, and so much more.
You can see we really “Scrape” by…
Every year we take pride in getting the Marina ready for the next great boating season. As well as getting some of our captains in ship shape for the voyages ahead. Though we do take some time off at Thanksgiving and Christmas, the rest of the time we are right here at your home-port prepping for the days to come.
There’s a reason we’re thinking of next season…
So we hope this answers the question of what a marina does in the off-season. The answer is look forward to the ON season (as in ON THE WATER) . Thanks for stopping by!
Docks are out, and now is time we give Thanks!
Frost is on the ground, though no ice covers the channel yet, the skies are showing signs of the weather to come. The chilly cold remnants of fall are setting in as we are out and about putting the marina to bed for the winter. Next will be several weeks of maintenance as we have some repair work to do dockside, yet we are already thinking of next season.
Even though it’s dark earlier and earlier we try to remind ourselves it’s always darkest before the dawn and the sun never really sets on a great boating season.
As Cool Air and Seasonable Skies “Fall” in to Vermilion….
And, with Turkey Day coming up soon we have some schedule changes we would like to share with you.
The Marine Store/Office will be closed from the 19th through the 26th, for “R” Thanksgiving Vacation.
“R” Service Dept will be closed Wednesday through Sunday next week as we take our Thanksgiving Holiday and will be spending time with family.
Don’t worry, one of us is always in and out of the marina throughout the Holiday so if you need assistance please feel free to call or email us and someone will get back to you as soon as possible We Give Thanks….If we don’t see you before then, enjoy your family this Thanksgiving!
That’s a wrap, Gas Docks now closed for the season.
For everything there is a season, and as we enter November with all the boats on shore at your homeport it closes the book officially on the boating calendar for 2018.
So, with the winds howling, and the boats all prepped on land for their long winter naps, we have some changes to update you on dockside.
First and foremost is that the Gas Docks are now closed for the year. We thank everyone who supported us this year and can’t wait to get right back on the water in 2019, your business is very much appreciated.
“R’ hours and yours
Next up, our Store/Office hours will revert back to the winter schedule which is:
Monday – Tuesday -Thursday – Friday 10am to 4pm.
The Service Dept is open weekdays from 8 am to 5pm.
If you need to pay a bill, just give us a call, we can take your payment right over the phone.
Also note, if you are interested in dockage for 2019, just email us or call us and we can arrange to meet you any time that is convenient for you. During or after business hours. We are always right nearby.
We hope to see you dockside!