The boat must NOT be taken out when winds are forecast at more than 20 Knots. Pre-booking is required, either at a Club meeting or subsequently from Boat Captain, or if this is not possible, from an authorized Committee Member. Passenger loading is a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4. The boat is NEVER to be used by only 1 person.
The boat is located at Yaringa Marina where it is registered as Boat Number M275. (refer to website for updates or contact member in charge of Boating). Yaringa Marina is at 1 Lumeah Road, Somerville, 3912; Melways Map 149 K7,
All Captains taking out club boat are required to purchase a $50.00 security access card from Yaringa boat harbour. This is fully refundable when no longer required (see Treasurer for refund). Trip Captains are to ring Yaringa Marina by 4 pm the day before and advise office that you require boat No. M275 to be launched at your required time. Captains are also to ask Yaringa staff to fill the boat with petrol. On arrival, the captain is to check that all safety equipment is in working
order and that the 2 stroke oil tank on motor is at least half full.
On returning, lift the motor and tell staff you require boat on hard stand for washing and flushing motor. The cleaning and motor flushing is the responsibility of the Trip Captain NOT Yaringa Marina Staff. Once finished, put on canopy and have a safe trip home. Please Note Club Boat bungs are to be LEFT IN!
The Trip Captain fills in trip sheets and delivers them to Neil Rayner at the next meeting .The Trip Captain is to immediately inform the Boat Subcommittee on any maintenance, safety or breakdown issues. As a general rule, trip Captain’s are decided at the previous Club Meeting and confirmed by the Angling Sub-committee Chairman at that time. If you booked in but cannot attend the appropriate club Meeting, then contact the Boat Captain, or his deputy for detailed information, including the Trip Captain’s identity and specific requirements for the trip.
Fuel for the Club boat, is provided by the Club and maintained by Yaringa Marina and 2 stroke oil is kept in the boat (if container oil is low, contact the Boat Captain or if urgently required, purchase and show the receipt to the Treasurer for a refund).