RE: [BSA] Re: Windy morning
- Good news.... Once this happens, let's take the next step.
From: BoiseSailors@... [mailto:BoiseSailors@...]
On Behalf Of Jim VanDerHeyden
Sent: Friday, June 20, 2008 12:42 PM
To: Boise Sailors Association
Subject: [BSA] Re: Windy morning
It looks like the license will go through for the wind meter by next week.
On Jun 20, 11:55 am, Jim VanDerHeyden <j...@...> wrote:
> I stopped by the ACE office this morning on my way back home. I talked
> with Kieth about the site, asked about several issues. The concrete
> will be finished up by Tue. of next week at the handicap shelter. He
> is going to go up and look at the rocks the contractor is piling up
> along the slope to the beach, they could be good for erosion, but if
> anybody else has a good reason that they should not be there let him
> or Joyce know. Once the pad area is finished he will get a skid steer
> or back hoe to move & spread sand & gravel. He is going to call the
> labor unit to get about four to five guys up there to help us with the
> sand & gravel, but mostly with the weeds throughout the whole area. I
> suggested next Saturday am 6/28 would be a good time to have a work
> party and go at it all at once. We've got a week to get organized. I
> also put in a request for another load of gravel, well see what
> Jim V.
> On Jun 20, 10:58 am, "Betsy Russell" <bzruss...@...> wrote:
> > There was plenty of wind up at Lucky Peak when I showed up this
> > morning, and Chris Lee was flying up-canyon on his 5.0. I rigged a
> > 5.0 and hit the water about 6:45, but about 7:15 some thin clouds
> > covered the sun and it got holey. Several sailors headed in,
> > underpowered, but I was still going good until about 8, as were
> > several kiters. Then as I came in, the sun cleared most of the
> > clouds and the guys headed back out; as I drove across the dam at
> > 8:30 I could see Jim T. out ripping and catching air in the weird, wild
chop that we had today in the main pool of the reservoir.
> > Jack H. and Jim V. have noted that some pretty gnarly
> > puncture-thorn weeds are starting to take over our beach, and Jack
> > suggested that tomorrow after sailing - because it does look like
> > it'll be good tomorrow morning, too - we all do some weed-pulling.
> > We should bring trash bags, gloves, maybe shovels and rakes, and we
> > can clear out the area at the east end of our launch and keep the
> > weeds from taking over. We'll leave the construction area alone, of
> > Betsy
> > P.S. For the guy with the sailboat, I'd guess there'll be good east
> > wind up there much of the day today, and he could launch at Turner...
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