Morningstar Marinas Blog Feed http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/ Latest blog posts from Morningstar Marinas. en-us RHYC May Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-May-Newsletter-980 <p>Check out our <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/08e07c4d-635e-4a01-9226-d7bd9e7f42cc">May 2016 newsletter here</a>.&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-May-Newsletter-980 Weekly News and Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-and-Events-979 <p><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=526feba834&amp;e=a0411b7747" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=526feba834&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/4a4c324c-cb07-4e91-a74c-e84f40993c1d.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="285" align="none" /></a></div> <div><br />Dear Skipper&rsquo;s Landing Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />Come join us this&nbsp;<strong>Saturday, April 16</strong>, for our very first In-Water Boat Show! North Point Water Sports will be displaying an array of their wakeboard and pontoon boats, and we’ll be grilling up hot dogs and hamburgers for you as well. Don&rsquo;t forget to check out some other exciting happenings at the marina below.<br />&nbsp;<br />Hope to see you this weekend!<br /><br />Deb Agostinelli, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Skipper&rsquo;s Landing<br />704-528-3328 &nbsp;</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>MARINA HOURS</strong></p> <p><br />Effective&nbsp;<strong>April 1,</strong>&nbsp;our hours will expand to:<br />Monday &ndash; Thursday:&nbsp;<strong>9 a.m. to 5 p.m.</strong><br />Friday &ndash; Sunday:&nbsp;<strong>9 a.m. to 6 p.m.</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br /><br />&nbsp;</p> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=32e7faed22&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/c7589d43-1d60-4a75-ab31-5e1692395d46.png" alt="" width="480" height="120" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Inaugural In-Water Boat Show&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. &ndash; 4 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Kick-off the season with Skipper’s first In-water Boat Show. North Point Water Sports will be at the marina with wakeboard and pontoon boats, and we&rsquo;ll have food and beverage for you while you browse the boats on display. &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=32f79844cf&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/9968b8c4-acea-4c06-b3c4-eaf2dd144cc2.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="480" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Mothers’ Day Flowers&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>Sunday, May 8</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Bring mom to the marina for Mothers’ Day, and let us help you celebrate her with a bouquet of flowers. &nbsp;<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=da6bac93ff&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/631cada2-0047-40d6-a93e-e830b43b9c83.jpeg" alt="" width="300" height="300" align="none" /></a></div> <p><strong>Cinco de Mayo Party&nbsp;</strong><br /><strong>Saturday May 28, 3 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Who says that Cinco de Mayo has to be on the 5<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;of May? Yes, I know that is what it means, but I’ll take any excuse to have a party! Plus, I can’t pronounce veintisiete de Mayo! So, we are holding a Mexican Fiesta on&nbsp;<strong>Saturday, May 28.&nbsp;</strong>Come enjoy fun with friends as well as a taco bar and music.&nbsp;<br /><br /><br /><strong>MARINA SPECIALS</strong></p> <p><strong><br /></strong></p> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=bf1bb20c04&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/bac326e4-bd51-4e79-8b30-746058ffd059.png" alt="" width="250" height="255" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br /><strong>Spring Dock Line Special&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />Preorder your dock lines and receive&nbsp;<strong>25% off</strong>&nbsp;of the retail price. Call&nbsp;<strong>704-528-3328</strong>or email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:skippers@morningstarmarinas.com">skippers@morningstarmarinas.com</a>&nbsp;by&nbsp;<strong>May 31</strong>, to take advantage of this great deal. For safety purposes, we ask that you have four dock lines on the boat - one forward and one aft on the starboard and port sides of your boat.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Morningstar Referral Program</strong><br /><br />Morningstar offers a great way to bring your friends and fellow boaters to your marina and earn big dollars at the same time. All you have to do is refer a friend to sign an annual storage contract, and you start earning dollars to put toward your rent. Please contact the marina for more details.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=330b5a6ee4&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e0bfe0cf-0b06-49a5-a852-953be1f5d649.jpg" alt="" width="50" height="50" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>Like us if you like us!&nbsp;</strong> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-and-Events-979 Weekly News and Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-and-Events-978 <div>Dear Skipper&rsquo;s Landing Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />Woohoo!! The season is beginning. I love this time of year. It&rsquo;s so nice to see everyone returning for the summer. As the season gears up, we will be expanding our hours for the month of April.<br />&nbsp;<br />The Skipper’s crew and I have been busy this winter preparing for the coming season. We have completed a lot of projects, the largest of which was cleaning the facility of the black tire soot you told us about in our customer survey. We rented a concrete cleaning machine and scrubbed all concrete surfaces. We also have pressure washed the remaining decking on site. All of this work was done in preparation for replacing the forklift tires on both of the lifts with gray tires. The first set of tires have been installed. The second set will be installed within the next week. We will then do another cleaning of the facility before season.</div> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=73d718bbad&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/8351828b-144d-4ff7-8183-226cfab4a052.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> <div>&nbsp;<br />Additionally, we have been working on plans for a new pavilion area for you to enjoy. Currently we are in the permitting process for this project. The pavilion will replace the existing smaller pavilion with a larger space for you to enjoy the shade on those hot Carolina summer days.<br />&nbsp;<br />Also, we invested in concrete repairs needed in the closed building and on the tarmac. Two large areas of damaged concrete were removed and replaced. This ensures that the forklifts can move safely around the yard.<br />&nbsp;<br />Lastly, we have been planning another fun summer for you with a full events calendar, kicking off Saturday, April 16, for our first annual In-Water Boat Show. North Point Water Sports will be displaying an array of their wakeboard and pontoon boats. Lunch also will be served in addition to the boat show. Check out some more of the first exciting events the staff and I have planned for this summer below. There will be more to come!<br />&nbsp;<br />Hope to see you this weekend!<br />&nbsp;<br />Cheers,<br />&nbsp;<br />Deb Agostinelli, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Skipper&rsquo;s Landing<br />704-528-3328 &nbsp;</div> &nbsp; <h3><strong>MARINA HOURS</strong></h3> <br />Effective April 1, our hours will expand to:<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.</strong><br /><strong>Friday-Sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br /><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=542a649917&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/50b7450d-355d-4790-bff6-94267abbc0b6.png" alt="" width="480" height="120" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br /><strong>In-Water Boat Show<br />Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Kick-off the season with Skipper’s first annual In-water Boat Show. North Point Water Sports will be displaying a selection of their wakeboard boats and pontoon boats. Food and beverage will be served. &nbsp;<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=b4c6eef90d&amp;e=543c592ffd"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/a533093c-12b5-46a7-93dc-a7f56117e589.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="321" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Mothers’ Day Flowers</strong><br /><strong>Sunday, May 8</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Bring mom to the marina for Mothers’ Day and let Skippers help celebrate her with a floral gift!<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Cinco de Mayo Party<br />Saturday, May 28, 3 p.m.</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Who says that Cinco de Mayo has to be on the 5<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;of May? Yes, I know that is what it means, but I’ll take any excuse to have a party! Plus, I can’t pronounce Veintisiete de Mayo! So, we are holding a Mexican Fiesta on May 28<sup>.</sup>&nbsp;Come enjoy fun with friends as well as a taco bar and music.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>MARINA SPECIALS</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Spring Dock Line Special</strong><br />Preorder your dock lines and receive&nbsp;<strong>25% off</strong>&nbsp;of the retail price. Call 704.528.3328 or email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:skippers@morningstarmarinas.com">skippers@morningstarmarinas.com</a>&nbsp;<strong>by May 31</strong>&nbsp;to take advantage of this great deal.&nbsp;For safety purposes, we are asking that you have four dock lines on the boat - one forward and one aft on the starboard and port sides of your boat.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Morningstar Referral Program</strong><br />Morningstar offers a great way to bring your friends and fellow boaters to your marina and earn big dollars at the same time. All you have to do is refer a friend to sign an annual storage contract, and you start earning dollars to put towards your rent. Please contact the marina for more details.<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=e91df64dc8&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e0bfe0cf-0b06-49a5-a852-953be1f5d649.jpg" alt="" width="50" height="50" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>Like us if you like us!&nbsp;</strong> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-and-Events-978 Featured Boats For Sale http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Featured-Boats-For-Sale-977 <p>We have a Searay, Cris Craft and Grady White for sale all in great shape if you’re in the market. Call the marina for more information.</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Featured-Boats-For-Sale-977 RHYC April Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-April-Newsletter-976 <p>Check out our <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/868f1e57-7a3a-4e90-a481-3da206759fa4">April 2016 newsletter here</a>.&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-April-Newsletter-976 Weekly News + Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-Events-975 Kings Point Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />Spring is almost here! Seems that the groundhog was right this year, and winter is all but over (fingers crossed). Time to start thinking about getting back out to the marina. Your boats have missed you!<br />&nbsp;<br />We have lots to tell you about this month, and most of it has to do with water - water on the docks, water to wash boats, new facilities in the ladies room - we are all about the water! Keep reading for the latest updates, as well as information on upcoming area boater safety courses and our hours of operation going forward.&nbsp;The 2016 boating season is shaping up to be absolutely fantastic. Can&rsquo;t wait to see you all soon.<br />&nbsp;<br />Chris Higgs, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Kings Point<br />704-892-3223 &nbsp; <h3><strong>NEW BOAT WASH AREA</strong></h3> &nbsp; <div><strong><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=c40607dd7f&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/8e048de6-f4a8-4342-9f42-6c8e99fc8b1b.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">It&rsquo;s official &ndash; we are now EPA compliant, and able to wash boats again. Over the winter, we completely overhauled the wash rack area by our dry storage buildings. We now have a small, contained paved area that can accommodate up to 3 boats at a time for washing. The racks in the gravel area will be for service only. So when we ask what you&rsquo;ll be doing with your boat when you request that it go on a cradle, we&rsquo;re not being nosy &ndash; your answer is very important, as it will dictate where we put your boat! Thank you all for your patience while we made these required changes to our run-off system. Happy boat washing!</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>BOAT WASH AND DETAIL SERVICES</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">If you&rsquo;re not the DIY type, let&nbsp;</span><em>us&nbsp;</em><span style="color: #000033;">do the heavy lifting and wash the boat for you. With services from basic exterior washes on fiberglass boats to acid washes on pontoons, we&rsquo;ll give your boat the bath it needs and the attention it deserves. Call the office at&nbsp;</span><strong>704-892-3223</strong><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;for pricing and to schedule.</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>WATER ON THE DOCKS</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Clearly our wet slip customers ARE the DIY types, as we&rsquo;ve gotten many, many questions about when the water will be turned back on at the docks. Our resident meteorologist tells us that the chances of another freeze are slim to none, so we&rsquo;re rolling up our sleeves and de-winterizing the water lines this week. The plan is to have everything up and running by&nbsp;</span><strong>March 20</strong><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;&nbsp;- the official first day of Spring!</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>THE LADIES ROOM REMODEL IS COMPLETE!</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=d3d082f378&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/f7e7ec6a-a87d-40d0-ac41-603efeb0d099.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="333" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=9de85d6caa&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/85d914e2-e904-47c6-b65d-3ff96c4afd56.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="333" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><span style="color: #000033;">We are happy to report that the bathhouse is now fully operational! The ladies room renovations are complete, and we now have beautiful, like-new facilities to match the men&rsquo;s. The codes to the door locks have not changed.</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>SPRING HOURS</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">For the remainder of March, we will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, but starting in April we are back to every-day-of-the-week operations.</span><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Our hours for the 2016 boating season:</span><br /><br /><strong><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Through March 31<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;April 1<sup>st</sup>-April 30<sup>th</sup></em></strong><br /><span style="color: #000033;">9am-5pm&nbsp; Wednesday through Sunday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9am-5pm seven days a week</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Closed Monday and Tuesday</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; May 1<sup>st</sup>-May 26<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;May 27<sup>th</sup>-September 5<sup>th</sup></em></strong><br /><span style="color: #000033;">9am-5pm Monday through Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9am-6pm Monday through Thursday</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">9am-6pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9 am-7pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">The Lake Norman Sail and Power Squadron has asked us to help spread the word about their 2016 Boater Safety Educational and Vessel Safety Check programs and classes, and we fully support the LNSPS in their goal to help make Lake Norman a better educated, safer and more enjoyable boating experience.</span><br /><br />North Carolina law requires that vessel operators born after January 1, 1988 must successfully complete a boating safety education course to operate motorized water crafts over 10 horsepower. LNSPS’s courses and safety checks begin&nbsp;April 2 at United Methodist Church on Stumptown Road in Huntersville, and Morningstar will host a Vessel Safety Check (they’re free!) on&nbsp;<strong>Saturday, May 21</strong>.&nbsp;<br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Please&nbsp;</span><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=56a25ec986&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">check out their website for dates, times and more information</a><span style="color: #000033;">, including&nbsp;their “Inland SeaFarer” newsletter and the ability to enroll online.&nbsp;</span><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>WEATHER&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />A little rain&hellip;a little sun&hellip;warmer weather &hellip;and coming soon, pollen! Spring&rsquo;s early arrival is bringing our region&rsquo;s typical April weather in March. Hope you get a chance to get outside and enjoy it! News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-News-Events-975 In Water Boat Show http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/In-Water-Boat-Show-974 <p>Join us for the In Water Boat Show this weekend!! Friday, April 1st - Sunday, 3rd. Click here for more details.</p> Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/In-Water-Boat-Show-974 Boats For Sale http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Boats-For-Sale-973 <p>Check out some of the boats we have for sale at the marina, including a 24’ Grady White, 21’ Pontoon and a 25’ Mako! If you’re interested in any of these great boats, call us at <strong>804-725-9343</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Photos http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Boats-For-Sale-973 RHYC March Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-March-Newsletter-972 Check out <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/b7133fe9-0061-418b-ace4-15fe59e7ecd1">our March newsletter</a> for upcoming events like Easter and St. Patty’s Day celebrations and awesome specials.&nbsp; News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-March-Newsletter-972 28th Annual Richmond Boat Show http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/28th-Annual-Richmond-Boat-Show-968 <p>Mark your calendars for the 28th Annual Richmond Boat Show <strong>Feb. 19-21</strong>!&nbsp;</p> <p><br />“For years the Richmond Boat Show has been&nbsp;recognized as one of the best boat shows in Central Virginia. Covering nearly 110,000 square feet in four buildings, it attracts dealers from throughout Virginia. Boats on display from 18 dealers include runabouts, saltwater fishing boats, ski boats, pontoon boats, deck boats, jet boats, PWCs, motor yachts and bass boats. Additional exhibits include boat lifts, floating docks, marine electronics, water sports and safety equipment. Experts will be on hand to give information and answer questions about marinas, financing, insurance, boat maintenance and repair and boating safety.”</p> <p>For more information, <a href="http://www.gsevents.com/shows/display.cfm?showid=62">visit their website here</a>.&nbsp;</p> Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/28th-Annual-Richmond-Boat-Show-968 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-971 RHYC Members and Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />This cold winter weather is crisp and invigorating and makes us want to cuddle up with our sweetheart. Speaking of sweethearts&hellip;.grab your valentine and join us at RHYC for our annual Valentine&rsquo;s Sweetheart Dinner. This is a popular event at RHYC, so make your reservations early. Check out all the details below. And don&rsquo;t forget to bring your friends and neighbors to warm up by the brand new fireplace at RHYC, especially during happy hour on thirsty Thursdays from 4 &ndash; 7 p.m. Whatever your plans, we look forward to seeing you at RHYC!<br /><br /><br />Christine Rosow, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Reserve Harbor<br />Marina: 843-235-8262 Club: 843-235-6949&nbsp; &nbsp; <strong>FEBRUARY MARINA SPECIALS &nbsp;</strong> <div><br /><a 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target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/9acfa709-a561-461a-8ad1-e497d3e8ead8.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> <ul> <li><strong>$25 off a Half Day Boat Rental</strong>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<strong>$50 off a Full Day Boat Rental</strong>. Valid during the month of February 2016 (Limit 1 per customer per month).</li> <li><strong>$50 off any $300 boat service</strong>&nbsp;booked by February 15, including Compound/Wash/Wax, Winterizations and Hull Restorations.&nbsp;</li> <li><strong>Free Valentine’s&nbsp;chocolate heart</strong>&nbsp;for everyone in your boating party on Valentine&rsquo;s Day.</li> </ul> &nbsp;<br /><strong>WINTER BOAT MAINTENANCE TIPS: DID YOU KNOW?&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><strong><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=671bdf7bac&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/b3542da3-8d42-4164-aa23-e769f93b2500.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="177" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <div><br /><em>Did you know that with lack of use over the winter, your boat has accumulated water, acids and other bio-products that&nbsp;can harm its functionality in the long run?</em><br /><br /><em>Did you know that a well-maintained boat&nbsp;with a preserved gel coat stored in a dry slip&nbsp;commands better resale value and limits depreciation?</em><br /><br /><em>Did you know that the services offered at RHYC can take the worry out of these winter boat woes?</em><br /><br />Yes indeed&hellip;the RHYC 13-point Inspection Checklist included in our PIC Program can ensure that your boat is in tip-top running condition when you are ready to go boating.<br /><br />RHYC offers an entire menu of services that can be performed over the winter months to make certain that the hull&rsquo;s integrity and appearance are in top condition, protecting your investment for years of boating fun. And if you book any $300 of boat service by February 15, you will receive $50 off.&nbsp;Our captains will be happy to talk to you today to arrange for an inspection of the boat to assure proper engine performance, instrument function and boat handling, and make any recommendations to keep your boat in pristine condition. Call the marina today at&nbsp;<strong>843-235-8262</strong>&nbsp;to set up your service program and enjoy the peace of mind knowing that your boat is ready to go when you are.<em>&nbsp;Now you know!</em><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=c8ba187be6&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e2c0625f-e737-4946-88b1-6be44391d317.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="330" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Happy Hour on Thirsty Thursdays</strong><br /><strong>Feb. 4 - 25, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />RHYC is bringing back Happy Hours from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.&nbsp;every Thursday in February. Enjoy appetizer specials along with happy hour deals&nbsp;on bar drinks, like $2.25&nbsp;domestic beers, $3 premium beers and $4 house wines and cocktails.&nbsp;C&rsquo;mon down to RHYC and bring your friends, neighbors and guests for a fun and frugal&nbsp;evening.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=d335c59c8e&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/8aac3e58-ff4a-46c7-9f64-41609bb648ae.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="236" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><strong>RHYC Valentines Sweetheart Dinner</strong><br /><strong></strong><strong>Saturday, February, 13,&nbsp;6 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; <p>Enjoy a romantic and candlelit evening featuring Chef Curtis&rsquo; exquisitely prepared three-course dinner for two. Selections include:</p> <p><strong>First Course:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>Hardwood Smoked Salmon Crostini on Arugula&nbsp;<strong><em>or</em></strong></p> <p>Sauteed Ginger Soy Chicken Skewers on Grilled Pineapple</p> <p><strong>Main course:</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p>Roasted Rack of Lamb with Garlic and Herbs&nbsp;<strong><em>or</em></strong></p> <p>Wild Alaskan Halibut Steak topped with Sauteed Lobster and Scallops</p> <p>Both Entrees served with Bourbon-Sweet Potato Mash and Green Beans with Cranberries and Almonds</p> <p><strong>Dessert Course:</strong></p> <p>Lovingly Sweet Surprise</p> <p>Dinner includes a mellow snifter of cognac, glass of wine, or after-dinner cocktail of your choosing. The evening is priced at $85.00 per couple. Social/Cocktail Hour begins at<strong>&nbsp;5 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;and dinner service is at&nbsp;<strong>6 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;Reservations are limited and required, no later than&nbsp;<strong>Wednesday, February 10</strong>. Please call&nbsp;<strong>843-235-6949</strong>&nbsp;to make your reservation.</p> <div><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=649f2d138d&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/3239048f-a604-4217-ba0d-b738ae85cae2.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="372" align="none" /></a></span></div> <span style="color: #000033;"><strong>RHYC Book Club<br />Thursday, February 25, 1- 3 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />The RHYC Book Club continues on Thursday, February 25, when the gathering will discuss&nbsp;<em>After You&nbsp;</em></span><span style="color: #000033;">by Jojo Moyes. When one story ends, another begins&hellip;.</span><em>After You</em><span style="color: #000033;">is the &ldquo;charming sequel to&nbsp;</span><em>Me Before You,</em><span style="color: #000033;">&rdquo; says People Magazine. Enjoy a congenial group for a fun and stimulating afternoon. Please RSVP to Book Club Facilitator, Elise Green at&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:jdangreen@yahoo.com">jdangreen@yahoo.com</a>.&nbsp;<em>$5.00 activity fee for guests, Free for RHYC Members.</em><br /><br /><strong>Save the Date: March Mid-Month Dinner Party<br />Friday, March 11, 6 p.m.</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Save the date for our popular evening featuring a sumptuous three-course dinner prepared by Chef Curtis. Details coming in the March newsletter, but reservations are limited and required, so save the date and reserve your spot today by calling&nbsp;<strong>843-235-6949</strong>.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>WINTER HOURS OF OPERATION</strong><br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Club:</span>&nbsp;Thursday-Saturday noon-9 p.m., Sunday noon - 8 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Marina and Ship’s Store</span>: Wednesday -Monday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pool Deck:</span>&nbsp;Monday &amp; Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Thursday-Sunday 9 a.m. to sunset<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><strong>WEEKEND TIDES AT THOROUGHFARE CREEK<br />&nbsp;</strong><br />Check out&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=3aee29d82e&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">the U.S. Harbors website</a>&nbsp;to get all the tide tables for the entrance to Thoroughfare Creek, just across from the RHYC channel<strong>.</strong></div> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-971 February 2016 Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/February-2016-Newsletter-970 Check out our <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/2663faf7-d2ae-4943-81a2-e2747a69d055">February 2016 Newsletter</a> here.&nbsp; News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/February-2016-Newsletter-970 Pre Boat Show Special http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Pre-Boat-Show-Special-969 Bring your boat in for dry storage on an annual contract between now and March and don’t pay any rent until March 1st! Call us for details at 912-354-2283! Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Pre-Boat-Show-Special-969 January Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/January-Newsletter-967 Click <a href="https://www.luminpdf.com/documents/obzeXzsfLF43S4Tkk/share?sk=675436c2-3090-4765-81db-1b8825455bbd">here to view our January 2016 newsletter.&nbsp;</a> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/January-Newsletter-967 December Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/December-Newsletter-966 <a href="Click here to view our December 2015 Newsletter.">Click here</a> to view our December 2015 Newsletter.&nbsp; News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/December-Newsletter-966 2015 Flotilla in Photos http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/2015-Flotilla-in-Photos-965 <p>On Saturday the 12th, we held our 2nd Annual Christmas Flotilla. Fifteen boats participated on our lighted boat parade. It was SO much fun. We cruised the north end of the lake and then ended at the Beach House for dinner. Our group drew a lot of attention! &nbsp;A special thanks to Gilbert Larowe for organizing the wonderful event. Click here for photos.&nbsp;</p> Photos http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/2015-Flotilla-in-Photos-965 RHYC Weekly News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-Weekly-News-964 <p>RHYC Members and Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />With this gorgeous weather, sunny skies and temperatures in the 70&rsquo;s, who would know that it is mid-December? There isn&rsquo;t a better time to come on down to RHYC for our Holiday Member Mixer this Sunday evening. Meet around our beautiful Christmas tree or enjoy the warmth of our new fireplace on the patio as we gather with friends and family to enjoy some holiday cheer together at the club. We hope you’ll swing by and say hello and check out the RHYC Ship&rsquo;s Store for holiday gift-giving ideas (check out some great ones below)&nbsp;or to treat your favorite boater to a boat wash and wax, which will be a welcome surprise on those first boating days of 2016. Whatever your plans, we wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /><br />Christine Rosow, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Reserve Harbor<br />Marina: 843-235-8262 Club: 843-235-6949&nbsp; &nbsp; <strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong></p> <div><strong><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=7a1a6a9795&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/049c1659-b73b-40c4-b96b-a8f74d468020.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="256" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <br /><strong>RHYC Holiday Member Mixer<br />Sunday, December 20, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Join in with fellow RHYC members around the Christmas tree and fireplace to share some holiday cheer! Enjoy complimentary hors d&rsquo;oeuvres and drink specials. For those wishing to stay on for dinner, Chef Curtis will be cooking up a special holiday menu that you won’t want to miss. Please RSVP by&nbsp;<strong>Thursday, December 17</strong>, at &nbsp;<strong>843-235-6949.</strong></span><br /><br /><br /><strong>HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM RHYC!</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><span style="color: #000033;"><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=f324f8d2c1&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/8c1a4915-b758-4462-a89f-52b07b6189c3.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="319" align="none" /></a></span></div> <br /><span style="color: #000033;">In observance of the upcoming holidays, the RHYC Marina and Ship&rsquo;s Store will close at&nbsp;</span><strong>2 p.m.</strong><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;on&nbsp;</span><strong>Thursday, December 24</strong><span style="color: #000033;">, and will reopen on&nbsp;</span><strong>Saturday, December 26</strong><span style="color: #000033;">. The Marina and Ship&rsquo;s Store will also be closed on&nbsp;</span><strong>Friday, January 1</strong><span style="color: #000033;">. The clubhouse and restaurant will be closed&nbsp;</span><strong>Monday, December 21</strong>,<span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;through&nbsp;</span><strong>Friday, January 1</strong><span style="color: #000033;">, and will reopen on&nbsp;</span><strong>Saturday, January 2</strong><span style="color: #000033;">. The entire staff of RHYC wishes you and your family a happy holiday season!</span><br /><br /><br /><strong><span style="color: #000033;">NEED A GIFT IDEA FOR YOUR FAVORITE BOATER OR MARINA MEMBER?</span></strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=3af4c0f279&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/5f62ea8e-dc36-41d0-ad6a-5b612d96027d.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="221" align="none" /></a></div> <br /><span style="color: #000033;">How about our new RHYC Tervis Tumblers or pull-overs!</span><strong><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="color: #000033;">Come in and see all the new arrivals in RHYC gear including lined windbreakers, fleece pull-overs, long-sleeved T&rsquo;s, baseball caps, and back-packs.&nbsp;Plus, our RHYC Tervis Tumblers, coffee cups and water bottles are now available for holiday gift-giving, and are fast becoming the coolest look along the waterway.</span><br /><br /><br /><strong>NOT BOATING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS?</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><strong><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=a732942a2a&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/cf49e8ee-b98f-4422-8291-684ceb7e0de9.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="351" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <br /><span style="color: #000033;">Consider our peak performance and instrument check! RHYC offers our members a monthly service program to ensure that your boat is in top running condition when you are ready to go boating. Every month, we will launch your boat, check all instrumentation, run the engine, and check all fluids and battery charge. Our Captains will then take the boat out on the waterway and give her a test run to assure proper engine performance, instrument function and boat handling.<br /><br />Once all checks are complete, we will call you to give you an update on her performance and, if necessary, make any recommendations to keep your boat in tip-top running condition. Performance and instrument check programs start at&nbsp;<strong>$29 per month</strong>, so call the RHYC Captains today at&nbsp;<strong>(</strong></span><strong>843) 235-8262</strong><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;to set up your monthly program and enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your boat is ready to go when you are!&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><br /><strong>WINTER HOURS OF OPERATION:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Club:&nbsp;</span>Thursday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m., Sunday noon &ndash; 8 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Marina and Ship&rsquo;s Store</span>: Wednesday - Monday 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pool Deck:&nbsp;</span>Monday &amp; Wednesday 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., Thursday-Sunday 9 a.m. &ndash; sunset<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><strong>WEEKEND TIDES AT THOROUGHFARE CREEK</strong><br /><br />Check out&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=d31f8dcb42&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">the U.S. Harbors website</a>&nbsp;to get all the tide tables for the entrance to Thoroughfare Creek, just across from the RHYC channel<strong>.</strong> <p>&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/RHYC-Weekly-News-964 Holiday Hours of Operation http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Holiday-Hours-of-Operation-963 <p>We will be closed for the Christmas holiday on December 24th-26th as well as January 1st for New Years Day. Our winter hours still aply to all other days.<br /><br />Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm<br />Closed Mondays and Sundays<br /><br />Happy Holidays,<br /><br /><br />Sam Hird &amp; Bobbi Hickman<br />255-586-4661</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Holiday-Hours-of-Operation-963 December Dry Storage Special http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/December-Dry-Storage-Special-962 Sign an annual contract for dry storage during the month of December&nbsp;and receive one month free! Stop by or call us at 912-354-2283 for more information and availability! Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/December-Dry-Storage-Special-962 Holiday Hours http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Holiday-Hours-961 <p>It’s that time of year! We’ll be adjusting some of our hours at the marina over the upcoming holidays so that our staff can celebrate with their families.&nbsp;</p> <p>Christmas Eve: half day</p> <p>Christmas Day: closed</p> <p>New Year’s Eve: half day</p> <p>New Year’s Day: closed&nbsp;</p> <p><br />Happy holidays from our family here at Morningstar to you and yours!&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Holiday-Hours-961 November/December Newsletter http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/NovemberDecember-Newsletter-960 View our <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/4d9d9fe7-5942-4093-af37-d7cc5c312e17">November/December 2015</a> newsletter.&nbsp; News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/NovemberDecember-Newsletter-960 2015 Rockfish Entry Form http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/2015-Rockfish-Entry-Form-959 <p>Follow <a href="https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/4c03a8e6-cfee-44dc-b4cc-5d37d51b514b">the link to download a copy</a> of the 2015 Matthews Rotary Rockfish Tournament entry form.&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/2015-Rockfish-Entry-Form-959 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-958 <div><span style="color: #000033; font-family: arial, 'helvetica neue', helvetica, sans-serif;">Mayport Boaters,&nbsp;</span></div> <p><br />On behalf of the entire staff here at Mayport, I would like to thank all of you for another great season! It has been a pleasure to help you enjoy your boat and the water thus far, and we look forward to servicing any needs you might have throughout the remainder of the year. As the days are getting shorter and marina activity is slowing down, we will be changing to our winter hours effective next week.&nbsp; Please find more information on our upcoming hours and events around town below!<br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Logan Moore, General Manager</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Morningstar Marinas | Mayport</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">904-246-8929</span> &nbsp;</p> <h3><span style="color: #000033;">WINTER HOURS</span></h3> &nbsp; <div> <div>With the cooler weather moving in and boating slowing down, we will be moving to our winter hours effective&nbsp;<strong>Monday, October 26</strong>.&nbsp; We will be open&nbsp;<strong>Monday to Sunday</strong>&nbsp;from<strong>&nbsp;8 a.m. until 5 p.m.,</strong>&nbsp;with extended hours available by appointment only.&nbsp; If you would like your boat in the water earlier or plan to stay out later, please call us at least 24 hours in advance to set up extended hours.&nbsp;This service is based on availability and by&nbsp;appointment only. Also, we have staging dock space and additional mooring equipment available anytime, at your request.</div> </div> <h3><span style="color: #000033;">JACKSONVILLE AIR SHOW&nbsp;</span></h3> <br />This&nbsp;<strong>Saturday and Sunday, October 24</strong><strong>&nbsp;and 25</strong><span style="color: #000033; font-family: arial, 'helvetica neue', helvetica, sans-serif;">, Jacksonville Beach will be host to the Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular Air Show from&nbsp;</span><strong>10 a.m. to 4 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="color: #000033; font-family: arial, 'helvetica neue', helvetica, sans-serif;">each day. This is a great</span><strong>&nbsp;free</strong><span style="color: #000033; font-family: arial, 'helvetica neue', helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;event for the whole family that will be accessible by water or land! If you wish to attend this event by boat, please call us at least 1 hour before you plan to use your boat.&nbsp; Additionally, there are restrictions for the waterways during the Air Show.&nbsp; For more information and a complete list of restrictions please visit the<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=a3a7f7ef60&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">&nbsp;Sea Sky Spectacular&nbsp;</a><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=bef77d2e95&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">website here.</a>&nbsp;</span> <p>&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-958 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-957 <div>Gwynn&rsquo;s Island Boaters,</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div><a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=bc7e6407b7&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/02d1c62c-f921-42fb-9f3d-f5dfcc8f3dff.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="256" align="none" /></a></div> <div><br /><span style="color: #000033;">We’ve gotten the calls…the first &ldquo;frost&rdquo; has hit us. This is just the first of many, so for those of you who do NOT Rockfish, please call and schedule your winterization. And&nbsp;hey, it&rsquo;s not too late to get the November discount credited to your work order! Call us today for more details. Enjoy the rest of this&nbsp;fall!&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Tina Minor, General Manager</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">Morningstar Marinas | Gwynn&rsquo;s</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">804-725-9343</span></div> &nbsp; <h3><span style="color: #000033;">OYSTER ROAST</span></h3> <div><br /><span style="color: #000033;"><a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=ece132062a&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/498299ae-08fa-44ac-8679-e82d80eb16db.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="344" align="none" /></a></span></div> <div>The Oyster and BBQ Riot will be held on&nbsp;<strong>Saturday</strong>,&nbsp;<strong>October 24</strong>&nbsp;from&nbsp;<strong>2 p.m.&nbsp;- 5 p.m.</strong>at the Piankatank Ruritan Club on Rte 198. They will be shucking oysters and roasting them over an open fire and serving them in succulent stew. They&rsquo;ll also be piling smoked pulled pork on a bun surrounded by all the usual sides. Don’t miss it!&nbsp;</div> <h3><span style="color: #000033;">IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR: CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS</span></h3> &nbsp; <div><a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=81b6ede0ae&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/2d4afbc4-3c6d-4efb-bfc5-14f7a22ebc2d.jpg" alt="" width="180" height="233" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=efd3926184&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/c02a5cb1-4f12-4b2e-826b-fc47be913ab4.jpg" alt="" width="174" height="233" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=746b0daa19&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/c8f186ed-8892-4600-85fb-56484f7e4cb7.jpg" alt="" width="174" height="233" align="none" /></a></div> <span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">We are thinking ahead for you so you can focus on fishing. If you have someone on your Christmas list who loves to fish, we have the perfect gifts. We can cater to any budget and mix and match in any way to create the exact gift you need. We also have a huge catalog for you to order anything you’d like&nbsp;that we don’t have in store. We have put together a few ideas for you, but call us today to get started on the perfect custom gift.&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;</span><br /><strong>BOATS FOR SALE</strong><br />&nbsp; <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="color: #000033;">&nbsp;<a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=ed0e25f710&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/2cebf298-b446-4187-9270-dc5213ff0806.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="466" align="none" /></a></span></div> <br /><span style="color: #000033;">We have several great boats for sale here. If you are looking to go bigger or smaller, visit our&nbsp;<a href="http://moringstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=56b70174e9&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">blog to see all of your options</a>. If you see something you like, call us for more information. We&rsquo;d love to get you your perfect boat!</span>&nbsp; <p>&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-957 Boats for Sale http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Boats-for-Sale-956 <p>Looking for a new boat? Check out some of what he have for sale at the marina. Call us at <strong>804-725-9343</strong> for more information.&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Boats-for-Sale-956 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-955 <p>RHYC Members and Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />We have been extremely lucky and have emerged with very little damage from the historic rain event and flooding that besieged South Carolina this past week. There were several &ldquo;white knuckle&rdquo; evenings at high tide at RHYC, but our beautiful Bellingham floating docks performed ideally, and we had six feet to spare on the pilings at the highest tide during the river&rsquo;s crest. However, the walkway to the river was underwater at high tide and we continue to clean out debris from the harbor on a daily basis. After viewing the river from several vantage points this week, just a cautionary note to be very slow and careful when heading out on the water as there is still substantial debris floating on the surface as well as unknown submerged debris that could cause significant damage to your boat. This is a good time to take advantage of our $50 discount on boat service or just appreciate a nice afternoon at the club watching the games and enjoying this weekend&rsquo;s sunshine at the pool!&nbsp;Looking forward to seeing you here!<br /><br />Christine Rosow, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Reserve Harbor<br />Marina: 843-235-8262 Club: 843-235-6949&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p><strong>DON’T FORGET</strong><br />The RHYC Club will close at&nbsp;<strong>3 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;this&nbsp;<strong>Saturday, October 16</strong>.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>OCTOBER MARINA SPECIAL: $50 OFF ANY $300 SERVICE</strong></p> <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=b4c4903ddd&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/9acfa709-a561-461a-8ad1-e497d3e8ead8.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />Receive&nbsp;<strong>$50 off any $300 Service</strong>&nbsp;booked by&nbsp;<strong>November 15</strong>! After a great season of boating fun, let our RHYC Captains give her a nice winter check-up. All prices quoted upon inspection of boat. Pricing may vary based on condition and hull structure of boat. Services include: <ul> <li>Boat wash&nbsp;from $4&nbsp;per foot</li> <li><span style="color: #000033;">Hull clean-up&nbsp;and&nbsp;de-yellowing&nbsp;from $3&nbsp;per foot</span></li> <li>Wash and one coat of wax&nbsp;from $12 per foot</li> <li>Complete compound, wash and wax starting at $20 per foot (price may vary due to condition/oxidation of boat)</li> <li>Complete battery check-up and charge for just $25</li> <li>Winterizations: Outboard Motors $75, Inboard Motors $125</li> <li>Gel coat repair</li> </ul> RHYC Ships&rsquo; Store pricing is competitive with West Marine, so check out our dock lines, fenders, anchors and anchor lines. Come by the RHYC Marina Ship&rsquo;s Store for more information or call us at&nbsp;<strong>843-235-8262</strong> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><br /><strong>RHYC BOOK CLUB</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><strong><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=2d8008d282&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/2f009ca0-f1b9-4eb5-8120-fc0fb5bc7eb1.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="528" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <br /><strong>Thursday, October 22, 1-3 p.m.</strong><br /><br />The RHYC book club continues on Thursday, October 22, when the gathering will discuss Harper Lee&rsquo;s &ldquo;Go Set a Watchman,&rdquo; which is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from “To Kill a Mockingbird” some twenty years later. Enjoy a congenial group for a fun and stimulating afternoon. Please RSVP to Book Club Facilitator Elise Green at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:jdangreen@yahoo.com">jdangreen@yahoo.com</a>.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>MID-MONTH DINNER PARTY</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><strong><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=5bf70e63f7&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/d01c3447-70b8-4800-9727-ee1d75a8b36f.jpg" alt="" width="425" height="282" align="none" /></a></strong></div> <br /><strong>Friday, October 23, 6 p.m.</strong><br /><br />For your dining pleasure, RHYC is featuring a sumptuous three course plated dinner. Chef Curtis&rsquo; menu for the evening includes:<br />&nbsp;<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">First Course:&nbsp;</span>Choice of… <ul> <li>Smoked Salmon Crostini OR</li> <li>Butternut Squash and Sage Wontons</li> </ul> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Main course:&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;Choice of… <ul> <li>12 ounce Top Sirloin Steak topped with Garlic Saut&eacute;ed Mushrooms and B&eacute;arnaise Sauce $22.95&nbsp; OR</li> <li>Baked Pecorino Chicken Breast $17.95</li> </ul> <em>Both entrees are served with saut&eacute;ed fresh spinach with bacon and onion and twice baked potato.</em><br />&nbsp;<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Dessert Course</span>: Warm Blueberry Cobbler with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream<br />&nbsp;<br />An optional social/cocktail hour begins at&nbsp;<strong>5 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;and dinner service begins at&nbsp;<strong>6 p.m</strong>. Reservations are limited and required, no later than&nbsp;<strong>Wednesday, October 2</strong>1. Please call&nbsp;<strong>843-235-6949&nbsp;</strong>to make your reservation.<br /><br /><strong>WEEKEND TIDES AT THOROUGHFARE CREEK</strong><br /><br />Check out&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=7da71a18a4&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">the U.S. Harbors website</a>&nbsp;to get all the tide tables for the entrance to Thoroughfare Creek, just across from the RHYC channel<strong>.</strong><br /><br /><br /><strong>SOUTH CAROLINA DISCHARGE NOTICE</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />It is against both federal and state laws to discharge raw, untreated sewage from any description of watercraft into the waters of South Carolina.&nbsp;Thank you for your cooperation!<br /><br /><br /><span style="font-family: helvetica;"><strong>HOURS OF OPERATION</strong></span><br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Club:</span>&nbsp; open Thursday &ndash; Saturday: noon &ndash; 9 p.m., Sunday: noon &ndash; 8 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Marina and Ship&rsquo;s Store</span>: open Monday &ndash; Thursday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., Friday &ndash; Sunday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 6 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pool:&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;open Monday &ndash; Wednesday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., Thursday &ndash; Sunday: 9 a.m. &ndash; sunset</div> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-955 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-954 Mayport boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />Thanks for an awesome summer!&nbsp; We have been able to enjoy the warm weather, and although now it seems like it&rsquo;s time for cooler temperatures again, that doesn&rsquo;t mean the fish aren&rsquo;t still biting. We have seen a lot of flounder, redfish, jacks, trout, and sheepshead come through the marina. Remember when you&rsquo;re catching these big guys that we want to see your fishing pictures! Be sure to send your pictures to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:mayport@morningstarmarinas.com">mayport@morningstarmarinas.com</a>.<br /><br />Logan Moore, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Mayport<br />904-246-8929 &nbsp; <h3><strong>FALL SERVICES AND SPECIALS</strong></h3> &nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=cf793e953b&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/897d0fed-f197-46db-9721-6d38f3acadd7.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />Even though the summer is over, don&rsquo;t forget about all of our awesome services, especially our popular Stretch and Run service!&nbsp; We know it&rsquo;s tough to make sure your boat stays running in top condition when the temperature starts dropping, so let us do it for you. With our Stretch and Run service, your boat is pulled down and put through a thorough 15-point inspection, run in the river for 30 minutes, and finished up with a basic wash and engine flush. Plus, right now, if you buy four Stretch and Runs you get the fifth&nbsp;<strong>FREE</strong>! Now is also the perfect time to schedule a detail or wash on the boat to keep it looking brand new and running in peak condition. Be sure to call us at&nbsp;<strong>904-270-9976</strong>&nbsp;or stop by the Ship&rsquo;s Store for a list of all of our services, for more information, or to schedule a service.<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>REMINDERS</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=d51dc3c8bd&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e2763a72-af73-42ec-b2ad-2e4a0695118f.png" alt="" width="260" height="194" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;</div> &nbsp;<br />Remember to call us at least 45 minutes ahead of time to use your boat.&nbsp; Your call ahead gives us time to make sure your boat, as well as everyone else&rsquo;s boat, is stocked with anything needed and ensures everyone receives the best customer service possible.<br />&nbsp;<br />Additionally, with the colder weather here, we are beginning work on our fall and winter projects around the property, which means we may be grinding on racks, adjusting racks, painting, etc. With said projects going on, we may not be preemptively available to assist you in docking. When inbound to the marina, please hail &ldquo;Morningstar Marina&rdquo; on VHF channel 74 to request docking assistance.<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WEATHER AND TIDES</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Weather for the coming week is looking pretty good for inshore. Rain percentages are forecast to be low with winds varying from north to east 5-15 knots. Temperatures look to stay in the mid 70&rsquo;s. Now that Hurricane Joaquin has passed, offshore is expected to calm down starting Friday evening with seas submitting to 2-3&rsquo;.<br /><br />10/09&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 12:27 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.97 L<br />10/09&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 06:59 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.22 H<br />10/09&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 12:47 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.95 L<br />10/09&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 07:16 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.36 H<br />&nbsp;<br />10/10&nbsp;&nbsp; Sat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 01:10 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.87 L<br />10/10&nbsp;&nbsp; Sat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 07:41 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.32 H<br />10/10&nbsp;&nbsp; Sat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 01:32 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.85 L<br />10/10&nbsp;&nbsp; Sat&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 07:55 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.32 H<br />&nbsp;<br />10/11&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 01:49 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.76 L<br />10/11&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 08:20 AM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.39 H<br />10/11&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 02:14 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 0.77 L<br />10/11&nbsp;&nbsp; Sun&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 08:33 PM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 5.28 H News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-954 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-953 <div>Eaton Ferry Boaters,</div> <div><br />As the summer comes to a close, we encourage you to have your boat winterized and serviced. Overby Marine, the dealership on our property, can complete these services for you. Please call them at&nbsp;<strong>252-586-3593</strong>&nbsp;to schedule a service.<br />&nbsp;<br />Remember, fall is a wonderful time to be on the lake!&nbsp;Cooler weather, warm lake temperatures and the changing leaves all make for great fall boating. Don&rsquo;t miss your opportunity to experience a day of fall boating on Lake Gaston!<br /><br />Bobbi Hickman, Office Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Eaton Ferry<br />252-586-4661</div> &nbsp; <h3>UPCOMING EVENTS&nbsp;</h3> <div><br /><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=33af76d3c6&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/3c4cd05b-c111-4f4d-9672-511ccc7def70.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="110" align="none" /></a>&nbsp;</div> <br /><strong>Blues, Brews &amp; BBQ Festival</strong><br /><strong>Saturday, October 10&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />The Pointe Restaurant is hosting their Blues, Brews and BBQ festival on October 10.&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=0a788ca127&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">Visit their website</a>&nbsp;or call&nbsp;<strong>252-586-0466</strong>&nbsp;for tickets and other information.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>MARINA NEWS</strong><br /><br />Don&rsquo;t forget to put your boat away clean! We offer a full line of detailing and shrink wrapping services to ensure your&nbsp;boat is clean and ready to go next summer. If you are interested in having your boat detailed or shrink wrapped,please call the marina office at&nbsp;<strong>252-586-4661</strong>&nbsp;to schedule your service.<br /> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-953 Trailers Lost and Found http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Trailers-Lost-and-Found-952 Through the years, we have had a few trailers that are &ldquo;unknown.&rdquo; If you recognize one of them as yours, please contact me or Kat at 804-725-9343 with the description, and we&rsquo;ll label it as yours. If we go in to the new year with any unclaimed trailers, there is a chance they may be marked as abandoned and sold. We thank you in advance for all your help! News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Trailers-Lost-and-Found-952 20’ 1996 Grady White For Sale! http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/20-1996-Grady-White-For-Sale-951 <p>Call the marina for more information on a 20’ 1996 Grady White for sale for $16000. The asking price includes a trailer. Photos below.&nbsp;</p> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/20-1996-Grady-White-For-Sale-951 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-950 RHYC Members and Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />This past weekend was so busy around the marina at RHYC, you might have thought it was the middle of summer. It was great to see so many of you come out and &ldquo;seize the day&rdquo; during the beautiful weather and enjoy our endless summer in Pawley&rsquo;s Island. With temperatures cooling off in to the 70&rsquo;s and 80&rsquo;s this weekend, be sure to come out to RHYC this weekend for our Member and Boater Appreciation Day on Saturday afternoon. (See all the details below.) Looking forward to seeing you there!&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><br />Christine Rosow, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Reserve Harbor<br />Marina: 843-235-8262 Club: 843-235-6949 &nbsp; <br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>RHYC Member and Boater Appreciation Day: Cool Jazz And Hot Chili<br />Saturday, September 26, 1 p.m. &ndash; 4 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=d8de251537&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/c3a755aa-11c4-4d5e-9846-795433cd093e.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="177" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />RHYC will be alive with cool jazz tunes from Island Jazz Quartet with our own RHYC Member Barry Leiberman on the Tenor Sax. Join us for free chili, cheese, chips and salsa served on our cozy fireplace patio.&nbsp; Enjoy a&nbsp;<strong>FREE</strong>&nbsp;helping of Chef Curtis&rsquo; hot and hearty chili then cool down with frosty longneck domestic beers for only $2 and premium longnecks for only $3. Bring the family and enjoy the music and treats with your fellow members at RHYC!<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>MARINA SPECIAL&hellip;DON&rsquo;T FORGET!</strong><br /><br />This is the last weekend to enjoy your September marina special of&nbsp;<strong>20% off any Ship&rsquo;s Store purchase!&nbsp;</strong>Excludes fuel.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>WEATHER AND TIDES</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Weekend weather is calling for partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the high 70&rsquo;s and lower 80&rsquo;s for a cooler weekend&hellip;still delightful for any outdoor fun at RHYC!<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>WEEKEND TIDES AT THOROUGHFARE CREEK:&nbsp;</strong>Check out&nbsp;<a href="http://morningstarmarinas.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=2bf0fc7f3b&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">the U.S. Harbors website</a>&nbsp;to get all the tide tables for the entrance to Thoroughfare Creek, just across from the RHYC channel<strong>.</strong><br /><br /><br /><strong>SOUTH CAROLINA DISCHARGE NOTICE</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />It is against both federal and state laws to discharge raw, untreated sewage from any description of watercraft into the waters of South Carolina.&nbsp;Thank you for your cooperation!<br /><br /><br /><span style="color: #000033; font-family: helvetica;"><strong>NEW HOURS OF OPERATION</strong></span><br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Club:</span>&nbsp; open Thursday &ndash; Saturday: noon &ndash; 9 p.m., Sunday: noon &ndash; 8 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Marina and Ship&rsquo;s Store</span>: open Monday &ndash; Thursday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., Friday &ndash; Sunday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 6 p.m.<br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pool:&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;open Monday &ndash; Wednesday: 9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m., Thursday &ndash; Sunday: 9 a.m. &ndash; sunset<br /> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-950 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-949 <div>Sandusky Harbor Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />It&rsquo;s hard to watch the season come to a close, but here at Sandusky Harbor there is still fun to be had before the s&mdash;w (I can&rsquo;t even type it) starts to fly. This Saturday will be Octoberfest, so look for the details later in the newsletter, there will be good food and a great time!<br />&nbsp;<br />We have some safety and housekeeping items to go over, so please be sure to check out all the information below. If you have any questions, Melissa will be happy to help.<br />&nbsp;<br />All the best,<br /><br />Jerry Parsons, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Sandusky Harbor<br />800-877-3625</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=84a6fdbb97&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e06b8f9f-4aed-41f6-ba5a-2301e226ded4.png" alt="" width="250" height="444" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp; <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <strong>ERIE ISLAND SAILING SCHOOL</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Sandusky Harbor Marina is the home of the Erie Island Sailing School. It has been a win-win for everyone involved. We have an opportunity to meet many of the students who come through and enjoy their enthusiasm. Below is a flyer for an upcoming Coastal Navigation and Piloting Class that will be held in Cleveland, OH. This is a great opportunity for a valuable course.<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=35a3d6970b&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/9f84a9b8-66f2-4980-bc92-4651f006d269.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="452" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />We love to put your photos and selfies on display in future eblasts. Email us at&nbsp;<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=58baa18275&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank">sanduskyharbor@morningstarmarinas.com&nbsp;</a>to submit any photos with your name and locations.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>UPCOMING EVENTS</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Don&rsquo;t miss this&nbsp;<strong>Saturday, September 26</strong>, Octoberfest is here and tickets are on sale now!<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=636d2d8842&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/3459a04e-4048-49b3-b99f-d21d440786d7.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />And mark your calendars for our&nbsp;<strong>Chili Cook Off/Halloween Party,&nbsp;Saturday, Oct. 18</strong>, beginning at&nbsp;<strong>4 p.m.</strong>&nbsp;in the community.<br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=ce9bee204a&amp;e=543c592ffd" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e42479d9-730d-427d-94d4-62ae3bc4dacf.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" align="none" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>MARINA NEWS&nbsp;</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />Before we get to the necessary housekeeping items…<br />&nbsp;<br />What does a boat do when it&rsquo;s sick? It goes to the dock.<br />&nbsp;<br />Now that we&rsquo;re on the subject of docks, in the upcoming weeks, SHM will have many guests coming in preparing for winter storage. Depending on the weather forecast, there may be lots of activity and the possibility of boats coming in during inclement weather. Be considerate and remove all dinghy&rsquo;s, jet skis, and inflatables that are not in your dock space; also, please make sure your boat is not cross-tied. If we have boats coming into docks where items have been left, it may become necessary for SHM to remove these.<br /><br /><br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>WEATHER OR TIDES</strong><br />&nbsp;<br />The forecast is calling for some very pleasant Fall weather this weekend! Highs will be 72-75 with the lows averaging around 59. This should be a fabulous weather weekend - just in time for Octoberfest!<br /> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-949 Weekly Marina News & Events http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-948 <div>Dear Skipper&rsquo;s Landing Boaters,<br />&nbsp;<br />September has been a great month&hellip;first our Labor Day party, then the A Dock party and finally, the Pirate Party. We know how to have fun here at Skippers! I’ve posted some photos for you below.<br />&nbsp;<br />Believe it or not, it&rsquo;s time to start thinking about winterizing your boat. If you are done with your boat for the season, take advantage of our winterization specials. We&rsquo;re offering&nbsp;<strong>15% off&nbsp;</strong>winterization services if completed in September and&nbsp;<strong>10% off</strong>&nbsp;winterization if completed&nbsp;October 1-15.<br />&nbsp;<br />If you are still using the boat, please call Heather to schedule your winterization service for this year. We will be scheduling a set number of winterizations per month. So, if you would like your winterization performed in November, the most popular month, please call to ensure we will be able to fit you in that month. Once November is full, we will be booking in to October, and then September.<br />&nbsp;<br />Finally, the winners of our photo contest have been selected! Check out the winning photos below. All contest photos are on<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=2cd4a1cc2e&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank">&nbsp;our Facebook page.</a><br />&nbsp;<br />Hope to see you this weekend!<br />&nbsp;<br />Cheers,<br /><br />Deb Agostinelli, General Manager<br />Morningstar Marinas | Skipper&rsquo;s Landing<br /><a href="callto:704-528-3328">704-528-3328</a></div> <br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <strong>FALL WINTERIZATION SPECIAL</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=15db911ee3&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/aaee3ef1-f630-498a-bdbb-ff3cb4f57e90.png" alt="" width="480" height="179" /></a></div> <div><strong>15% off winterizations in September</strong><br /><strong>10% off winterizations from&nbsp;October 1-15</strong><br />Call us&nbsp;today&nbsp;at&nbsp;<strong><a href="callto:704-508-4730">704-508-4730</a></strong>&nbsp;to schedule!</div> <br /><br /><strong>A DOCK PARTY</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=4ca05eb3f9&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/32a8e3cb-dfb1-422d-ae57-7e0346e71081.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="320" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />Thank you to Gilbert and our A Dock gang for hosting this year’s A Dock End of Season Bash. The staff and I had a blast. It was so great to kick back and have some fun with our wonderful members. I can’t say much more, because what happens on A Dock, stays on A Dock. Right guys?! Visit&nbsp;<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=16d0704700&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank">our blog to see more photos</a>.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>PIRATE PARTY</strong><br />&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=c6f19e5eda&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/3091273b-60c7-4e13-bccd-74d88bcb07e6.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="532" /></a></div> &nbsp;<br />Ahoy ye mateys! Thanks to all of ye &hellip; OK, I can’t do it anymore! Thanks to everyone who attended our Pirate Party this past weekend. It was fun to see so many of you get in the spirit. Grill Master Heather grilled a great tilapia. Check out&nbsp;<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=797a4f4526&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank">photos of the festivities on our blog</a>.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>SEPTEMBER HOURS</strong><br />&nbsp;<br /><em>Now until&nbsp;September 27&nbsp;</em><br />Monday&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m. &nbsp;<br />Friday&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Sunday&nbsp;9 a.m. &ndash; 6 p.m.<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>WINTER HOURS</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br /><em>September 28&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;March 31</em><br />Wednesday&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Sunday&nbsp;9 a.m. &ndash; 5 p.m.<br />&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><strong>MEMBER PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS</strong><br />&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Congratulations to our Photo Contest Winners!<br />&nbsp;<br /><strong>Wakeboarding/ Tubing</strong>: The Bandy Family<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=1da3c986ae&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/8e0329ca-6048-41db-82b4-55d40ddc3342.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="360" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Pets on Lake Norman</strong>: The Stevens Family <div><br /><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=8d909d810b&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/f124560c-d74e-4314-9f5d-34dcbffb3e2b.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="320" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Selfies</strong>: The Bosak Family <div><br /><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=efa6edc2e3&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/5d65c8e4-d014-40ae-b037-8d423e8a5b18.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="466" /></a></div> <br /><strong>Sunsets on Lake Norman</strong>: The Childers Family <div><br /><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/937fc1aa-e1fe-489b-b7dd-89494e671b7b.jpg" alt="" width="480" height="371" /></div> &nbsp;<br />Contact us at the marina to collect your prizes! Finally, here are a couple of submissions that were too good not to share. <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=6a402717cb&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/e3644fed-b4fc-4ee4-95cc-fbf366663fa4.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="250" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="http://mstarproperties.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17&amp;id=daa0615fe3&amp;e=72cf0826ac" target="_blank"><img src="https://gallery.mailchimp.com/f0de16afeb1fc1c6bb1ecab17/images/a6c692a4-012a-486a-af91-fa7f548bddf1.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="166" /></a></div> News http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Weekly-Marina-News-Events-948 Pirate Party 2015 http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Pirate-Party-2015-947 <p>Ahoy ye mateys! Thanks to all of ye &hellip; OK, I can’t do it anymore! Thanks to everyone who attended our Pirate Party this past weekend. It was fun to see so many of you get in the spirit. Check out the photos here.&nbsp;</p> Photos http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/Pirate-Party-2015-947 A Dock Party 2015 http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/A-Dock-Party-2015-946 Thank you to Gilbert and our A Dock gang for hosting this year’s A Dock End of Season Bash. The staff and I had a blast. It was so great to kick back and have some fun with our wonderful members. I can’t say much more, because what happens on A Dock, stays on A Dock. Right guys?! Although, you can see some of the pictures here.&nbsp; Photos http://www.morningstarmarinas.com/blog/post/A-Dock-Party-2015-946