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Winter maintenance on the ice has its advantages

January 16 2006 at 9:10 PM
  (Login TomNicholas)


Response to cruising lake erie in january

Pictures from last winter, bottom paint touch up on the hard. Cold weather has some advantages, like walking on water. These pictures were taken last year during a 50 degree day when ideal for touching up the bottom paint. This winter has been mild so far I doubt the ice is thick enough to walk on. Fortunately the bottom paint is good shape this year.





Tom and Barbara FXA-31-3016H
Nylakeshome@yahoo.com




PHOTO OF THE DAY AWARD (December 7, 2006)
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"Yes, you may recognize this (top) photo because it's been Photo Of The Day before. It's one of the alltime great winter boating photos, and it says a lot about the attitude northern boaters have. No need to complain about the weather! Here’s Barbara Nicholas checking out her FXA-31-3016H while husband, Tom, prepares to out on the ice to do some inspection and maintenance work. Tom and Barbara keep their boat up on Lake Ontario near a place called Henderson Harbor, and it’s a beautiful story-book setting all year round. In the winter-time, of course, it’s time for skiing and snowmobiling, but during warm weather it’s one of the best areas anywhere to have a boat."


    
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