Lake Pleasant Sailing Club
sailing, friendship and education
Anchoring Basics presented by Doug Payne April 25, 2015
LPSC adds Sailing Educators to its "fleet"
LPSC adds Sailing Educators to its "fleet"Jim Cook of Victoria Sailing School in Denver visited Lake Pleasant this Fall to conduct an American Sailing Association (ASA) Instructor Qualification course in conjunction with the Sailboat Shop. Read more...
Raft Up Info
The intended raft-up location may be announced in advance. However, always verify using your marine radio once you are on the water. Monitor channel 16 for a call to LPSC boats to announce the location and the channel that will be used. If you don’t hear the confirmed location and it is approaching mid to late afternoon, use your radio to either call the skipper or make a general call to “Lake Pleasant Sailing Club”. Someone should respond to give you the designated raft-up location. Read more...
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Catalina 22 Compression Post Maintenance
By Stan Ferris
When buying my boat this summer, I didn't know enough to check the integrity of the compression post. But after observing it and reading material on line, I soon realized that on some Catalina 22s, either due to original construction or later wood rot, the compression posts were not well supported. Sure enough, mine had been smashing down on the fiberglass liner...Read more...