Some DIY work is allowed but limited. Bottom prep and painting and anode removal is to be done by GHMB personnel only. Contact the main office for more details.
You will be responsible for the cost of the haul-out (which varies on the size of your boat), pressure washing, environmental fee, and any laydays incurred after the first 24 hours. (Please see rate sheet.)
We are able to change zincs on an outdrive, prep and paint your outdrive or propeller on your outboard, and we can winterize your inboard/outboard.
We can buff and wax your hull from the waterline to the gunnel or in some cases the bottoms of boats that do not have antifouling paint applied.
No, we do not have a public boat ramp/launch, but there is a public launch in the Harbor
Yes, our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:30. Please try to schedule with as much advance notice as possible.
Yes, we have excellent mechanics on staff who do a wide variety of mechanical repairs.
You are responsible for showing us where to place the Travelift straps on your boat and informing us of any obstructions such as transducers.
Find out where the lifting points are and the approximate weight of the boat. Bring in all fenders, equipment and lines which might become tangled with the lifting straps. You may also wish to pull up protruding speed logs.
You are typically expected to be present to oversee the lift or launch. However, this is not required.
We do allow pre-approved outside contractors to perform work in our yard, but they may not apply bottom paint. They must show proof of insurance and a copy of their business license.
No, our staff will block and support your boat, supply and ladder and move boat stands as required. Your safety, the safety of others, and the safety of the boats in our yard is our biggest concern.
Yes, you must keep the area under and around your boat clean. Please clean your work site daily and dispose of any waste materials and fluids properly. If you have questions regarding proper disposal, please ask the yard staff for assistance.
Reminder: There is no DIY bottom painting or sanding allowed. BMP's are posted and must be followed.
Yes, but please note that all children in or about the yard, including the marina floats, must be accompanied by an adult and must wear life jackets while on the floats.
Power is available in the yard for your use. Please inform the office before plugging in. You will be charged a nominal daily fee for using power.
Washing your boat’s bottom can only be done by the yard staff. We are an environmentally minded yard and comply with the State of Washington’s “Best Management Practices” for boatyards. We must make sure all waste water is gathered and treated.
You, as the boat owner, are responsible for the safety, upkeep and maintenance of your boat at all times and in particular before, during or after storms, heavy winds, rain or snow, etc.
No - raising sails, climbing the mast or removing standing rigging while your boat is in the yard is not allowed for safety reasons.