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May 06 2019

SLA Annual Meeting notes

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On Tues. April 30th, the Shilshole Liveaboard Association (SLA) held their Annual Meeting at the CYC clubhouse.  It was open to all authorized liveaboards at Shilshole and was posted on the gates and the Shilshole Blog for the past month.  It ran from 7pm to 8:30pm and there were 34 attendees.

annual meeting 4-30-19

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May 04 2019

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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The Shilshole Liveaboard Assoc. strongly supports individual and community preparation for times of emergency.  We have a page here devoted to training and resources.  One of those is FEMA.

FEMA’s Community Emergency Response Team Program trains volunteers to prepare for the types of disasters that their community may face. Through hands-on practice and realistic exercises, CERT members:

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Apr 26 2019

Port/Dock Captains meeting notes

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This is our opportunity to hear the latest updates from the Port regarding security, construction, proposed changes, and any other issues concerning Shilshole Marina.  All dock captains are required to attend and all marina tenants are welcome!

Notes from Port-Dock Captain Mtg 4-23-19

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Apr 22 2019

WA State Boater Registration Renewal

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All yearly registration Decals for boats in Washington State expire June 30th. Per the WA St. Reg. Requirements, all boats with a motor (including tenders) on Federal Waters (Puget Sound, Lake Union and Lake Washington) are required to register and, if not a Federal Documented vessel, must display registration numbers.  It’s easy to do online and the decals are ready the next day at the Ballard Licensing Office or they can be mailed to you.  Tabs can be renewed up to 6 months before expiration so don’t wait for the last minute rush!

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Apr 22 2019

Renewing Your Vessel Documentation

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If your boat is documented with the US Dept of Homeland Security, (NVDC-National Vessel Documentation Center), then you have received in the past, a notice approximately 45 days prior to your documentation expiration.  The fee is $26 for a 1 yr renewal and can be done completely online.  NVDC is now also offering a multi-year renewal.  See their website for more details.

Last year, several boaters, myself included, got a letter from a company (there are several) soliciting renewal prior Continue Reading »

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