Projects and Workparties

Current Projects:

• Dinghy Storage Area Fence
A fence is to be erected on the seaward and slip sides of the reclaimed area at the east end of the compound. The fence will become an integral part of the ‘toast rack’ dinghy storage in this area. A work party will be organised by George Hunter who has kindly offered to oversee this project.
Dates: Ongoing
Work Party Dates and Times: to be arranged
Contact: George Hunter

• Slipway
Repair work to the lower slip is planned for this summer. Currently we do not see a need for a work party to assist in this.
Dates: TBC
Contact: Kyle Stewart

Recent Completed Projects:

  • Dan Tent work party.

Sunday 3rd June 2018
Moving and re-positioning of the Dan tent from Solas to Traigh Mhor.
At least 12 people are required but more would be preferable for a couple of hours for this procedure to be carried out safely.
Your help would be much appreciated I hope we can count on your support.

Compound committee.

  • Compound work party

Wednesday 28th February 2018 for a few hours of your time.
There were a few tasks that required a number of people to lighten the load, starting at 11 o’clock, any help much appreciated.

Due to weather forecast, work party was changed to March 7th with an eleven o’clock start. Works needing done took around 2 to 3 hours, but whatever time you had was greatly appreciated.

Compound committee.

• Landing Pontoon Pump
A manual pump has been installed on the Landing Pontoon. This allows dinghies to be pumped dry before use.

• Additional access ladders on the NE wall.
We have installed additional ladders on the wall to ease the access to mooring chains. A fixed ladder at the scrubbing grid was also installed.

• Compound Drainage.
Ponding at the rear of the compound has been a problem for a number of years. We rectified this situation by getting a digger in to facilitate laying of a new drain. The water supply to the landing pontoon and island required to be realigned and this was done at the same time while the machine was on site.

• Cradle Mover.
There is often much movement of cradles required when preparing the compound for lift-out and often this takes place mid-week when few members are around to assist. It is a strenuous task and not without risk. To allow cradle movements to be undertaken safely and more easily a ‘Mark 1 Prototype’ cradle mover has been constructed and is currently under evaluation.

• Broadband/Wi-Fi.
We have installed Wi-Fi provision in the clubhouse. See notice in the clubhouse for the Wi-Fi password.

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