From the Favored End...
Boatswain: Chris McBride

As Barefoot's Boatswain, Chris keeps the club's pontoon boat "Favored End" in good working order.  Here are the latest updates:
 

2020

December

Latest status:

  • Main power switch works fine and the batteries are good and charged.

  • Radio is working again having fixed ground line.

  • Dock lines need replacing in 2021.

October

Favored End was used by Race Committee for the 46th Annual Barefoot Open Regatta. Replaced anchor lost during the BFO (well, it was in duty of a good cause!).  Many thanks to Peter Maurer and Jack Schoer for providing the replacement anchor, chain and rode. The replacements are much appreciated!



{As needed}

Favored End checked for needed maintenance.

2019

October

Favored End was used by Race Committee for the 45th Annual Barefoot Open Regatta and the 10th Annual Joan Holcomb Memorial Women Skippers Race.

September

Favored End was used to haul away abandoned tires off of the shoreline for Lake Lanier Association's annual Shore Sweep.

June

Thanks to all of the hearty souls* that came out to help repaint the deck of Favored End:  Chris McBride, Tom McBride (son), David Bryant, Gillespie Kirkland, Peter Maurer, Joyce McIntosh, Jack Schoer, and Ron Spiers.

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