ST AUBIN'S BOAT OWNERS ASSOCIATION
PORTS OF JERSEY
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LATEST NEWS - January 2022
Happy New Year, here's hoping 2022 is a fantastic year for us all.
Subs are now due for all members and everyone must complete a new membership form to comply with our updated data protection policy. Please visit our membership page.
Our Hon Treas. John Blampied, has totted up our takings from the sale yesterday and this amounts to the grand sum of £910. With an agreement to pay £100 to buy a dinghy this amounts to a total of £1010 which is fantastic. It will be split four ways between RNLI, the Jersey Lifeboat, C.I. Air Search and our Association. Congratulations to Bob Thompson, President, and his team of Boat Jumble Helpers. Thank you all for your donations and for all those who came along to give support yesterday morning.
ELECTRICITY CARDS INFO
The Coastguard Safety Identification Scheme
The Coastguard Safety Identification Scheme (C-SIS) is a FREE initiative that allows users to register any vessel or equipment, which is not included in the local ships registry, with Jersey Coastguard. This includes Kayaks/Canoes, Paddle Boards, Tenders, Windsurfers, Surfboards, Kite Surfboards, Rowing Boats, Sailing Dinghies or any craft under six meters in length capable of speeds up to 12 knots.
To register please visit: HERE
What is AIS? READ HERE
AIS stands for Automatic Identification System. An AIS transceiver is basically a VHF data radio connected to a GPS and a VHF aerial. The radio broadcasts data about your boat and receives data from any other transmitters within range, then outputs that information to a display.
Outboard maintenance tips – step by step 4-stroke guide
Read more at https://www.pbo.co.uk/expert-advice/how-to-recover-an-immersed-4-stroke-and-other-maintenance-tips-from-the-honda-institute-60143#GWtHGJg65Px2zTmr.99
WHAT TO DO WITH OUT OF DATE FLARES
With the summer season approaching fast, are you and your boat ready? One local boat owner recently purchased a second hand vessel only to find three red parachute flares on board that had expired in December 1992! Out of date flares can be extremely volatile and may not work at the point when you may need them the most. If you have any out of date flares, you can take them to the new Household Recycling Centre at their facilities at La Collette or Jackson's Yacht Services. Alternatively, South Pier Marine Ltd will take them if you are purchasing new flares in store. Every year between 2500 -3500 out of date pyrotechnics are disposed of locally by Stuart Elliott who is the island's explosives expert. If you have any questions regarding out of date pyrotechnics, please call Stuart direct on 07797 757977. Please do not dispose of them by any other means.
THIS ESSENTIAL PIECE OF SAFETY EQUIPMENT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE. IS YOURS UP TO THE TASK? DID YOU KNOW THAT VITAL COMPONENTS HAVE A SHELF LIFE OF AROUND 3 YEARS? JERSEY COASTGUARD ARE NOW ABLE TO INSPECT AND ADVISE YOU ON THE HEALTH OF YOUR LIFEJACKET. FOR A FREE CONSULTATION, CALL 447705 TO ARRANGE YOUR INDIVIDUAL 1 TO 1 TODAY. DON'T BECOME ANOTHER STATISTIC.
S.A.B.O.A. ARE PROUD SUPPORTERS OF THE RNLI, JLA AND CHANNEL ISLANDS AIRSEARCH
CONTACT US: [email protected]