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Vessel Safety Check

An annual safety inspection of your boat is recommended to make sure you are in compliance with Coast Guard guidelines. This includes determining that mandated equipment, such as lights, life jackets, and visual distress signals, is on board and functioning properly.

To see if your boat is in compliance, call for a Vessel Safety Check. We have five FHYC members who are qualified to conduct these inspections on behalf of the United States Power Squadron or the Coast Guard: Ted Clark, George Maravelas, Karl Mielenhausen, Lloyd Moore, and Bill Neilson. They are also available to answer your questions related to vessel safety. Once they have confirmed that your vessel meets all the requirements, they can then issue you a decal. This will often satisfy the Coast Guard that you are in compliance with safety regulations, and you may avoid random inspections and/or fines.

A complete "virtual" Vessel Safety Check can be found on-line at the Coast Guard Auxiliary/Power Squadron website:

http://vdept.cgaux.org/vve/launch.htm

Join the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club

Membership in the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club is open to individuals or couples who are property owners or condominium owners in the Fairfield Harbour development located in New Bern, North Carolina, pay full Property Owners Association (POA) dues, and who own a registered or documented sail or power boat.

Prospective members must be sponsored by two current members. Your sponsors will guide you through the application procedure, introduce you to other members of the Club at regular meetings, invite you to participate in Club events, accompany you to an orientation session, and continue to serve as your mentors over your first year of membership. If you have not yet met a FHYC member, consider stopping in at one of our general meetings at the Community Center. The date of the next general meeting is listed under "Upcoming Events" on this page.

Copies of the application form and other membership forms may be found under the "Administration" tab at the top of this page.

  Upcoming Events

Yacht Club Dinner
Wednesday, November 15

Ensign Race #7
Thursday, November 16

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