Happy 4th of July!!

Good Morning Sacandaga!!  We are open today Tuesday July 4th.  The gas dock is open, with 91 octane ethanol-free gas.  We’re going to try to get some service work done today, so you might have to dig us out of a boat for parts or gas.  Please leave a voice message because again, we’ll be […]

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2017 Boating Season

Welcome back everyone!  Despite the occasional snow squall today,  the docks are open!!!  Slip assignments are posted on the store door, please check before tying up, some have changed. The gas dock will be open by the end of the week.

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Boats moored at Great Sacandaga Lake marina

2017 Boat Slip Paperwork and Slip Waiting List

The 2017 Boat Slip paperwork is in the mail.  Folks should be receiving them soon.  Don’t put it in a safe place for later (and forget where it is)!  Fill it out now and get it in the mail.  If we don’t hear from you by February 28, 2017, your slip will go to someone […]

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What’s that Pink Stuff on the Vinyl?

So you’re getting the boat ready for storage, but there’s this pink/orange/purple stain on the vinyl.  What is it? There’s the ‘traditional’ black stain, which is in-fact mold/mildew.  And then there’s the pink stain.  This is not mold or mildew, but a by-product of a bacterial microorganism.  The by-product is a pink/red dye, which is soluble in upholstery vinyl.  When it comes […]

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End of a Wonderful Season!

The boating season is quickly coming to an end with the lake dropping about a foot a week.  Our dock season will be coming to an end on September 11th. Please make plans accordingly. If you are bringing your boat in by water, please make sure you have fenders and dock line.  Note that our docks […]

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The Docks Are Open!

Our docks are open and ready for your boat.  All slips are numbered and assignments are posted on the store door. The gas dock hours are Friday & Saturday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  We have 91 octane Ethanol Free gas!

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Impellers 101 Or Should the impeller be changed this season?

Here’s a quick and dirty on water pump rubber-vaned impellers. The function of the cooling system is to  remove excess heat from the engine and other components.  Seawater is picked up from the drive system lower unit and pumped through the engine to absorb excess heat.  The impeller rotates in an eccentric housing, in which the drive shaft is […]

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Open for Service!

The days are getting longer and despite an occasional cold front warmer.  It’s time to think about getting your boat ready for summer.  Soon we’ll be basking in sun beams and warm water.  This time in between should be used to get ready and geared up for the season.  To help with that, we are open.  Our […]

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Boat Slips for the 2016 Boating Season

After a brisk walk yesterday in sub-zero temps with an even colder wind chill and today being just as cold, I thought it would be appropriate to send out this reminder.  All of our last year boat slip holders should have received their dock notices over the last couple of weeks.  If you didn’t (or you […]

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Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!  Thank you for a great boating season.  Your continued support and loyalty means a lot to us.  A shout out goes to the elves who helped prep the marina this spring, your help was invaluable. We are asked many times what we do during the winter.  Well, the short […]

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