Come to our work parties and help to improve the fleets and facilities. Spring and Fall are the BIG ones, but we have work parties year-round.
2018-2019 Work Parties
Fall Work Parties
Fleet Work Party, Saturday November 3rd | 10am-2pm
We will be hauling all the Mercuries out of the Charles, de-rig them, and flip them upside down on the dock. It will be a fun and active, hands-on volunteering opportunity open to all. No prior experience necessary. The work party is rain or shine, so please be dressed for the weather!
Facility Work Party, Saturday November 10th | 10am-2pm
We need all hands on deck to help us for this final Fall Work Party to get the boathouse ready for Winter! Help us clean out the Main Bay along with the rest of the boathouse. Tasks include stacking Mercury sailboats up on the fences, wrapping sails, and more!
Winter Work Parties
Mast Work Parties
Saturday December 15th | 10am-2pm
Saturday January 12th | 10am-2pm
Sunday January 13th | 10am-2pm
These work parties will focus on the masts, which will include some drilling and riveting. No prior experience is necessary. Refreshments, snacks, and lunch will be served.
Spring Work Parties
Splash the Fleet, Saturday March 16th | 10am-2pm
We’ll need all hands on deck to help get our Mercuries into the water, place the masts onto the boats, rig them, and tune them. There will be loads of hands-on work to do, it’ll be fun and interactive. No prior experience is necessary. All are welcome! Lunch will be served.
Spring Cleaning, Saturday March 23rd | 10am-2pm
Join us for our last Spring Work Party to finalize all our spring cleaning before the season starts.
We’ll be cleaning out the lockers, the main bay, and the boathouse. We’ll repopulate the life jackets, unwrap the sails from storage, and tune the boats. Lunch will be provided. ALL are welcome!
Please feel free to e-mail Maintenance Director, Paul Gammons, at [email protected] if you are interested in helping with Maintenance projects and tasks during weekdays from 7AM to 2PM.