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Due to forecast for storm Joaquin, we need help preparing the ship. Ideally we have a crew of volunteers tomorrow Saturday, 10/3, noon to 5pm - but if you are only available today or tomorrow morning, that will work too!  Any and all help appreciated! 



Joaquin Storm Prep Volunteers Needed

Help is needed to prepare ship for the storm.  Please RSVP via 
email  or call 917-414-0565. The following is current To Do list:
  • Swing boom to be over gangway to lift gangway
  • Raise transformer in shed
  • test generator
  • buy diesel for galley stove
  • Unclog galley stove fuel line from tank to fuel pump 
  • Take galley AC out and install insulation panels 
  • Take screens out of side
  • portholes in Captain's cabin and dog down portholes
  • Tarp wheelhouse windows
  • Take string lights down
  • Take chairs and small stuff off pier and stow aboard
  • Take garbage to dumpster
  • Docklines - adjust, swap. Rig preventer line if necessary
  • Get chairs, tables on deck down below in catering


Thanks for whatever you can do!


Where to find us
If you haven't visited us in Atlantic Basin, here is info on our new location. Come visit; it is really great here!  Our berth in Atlantic Basin is at the south end of the Pier 11 shed. Enter thru the pedestrian/bike gate at Conover and Pioneer Streets next to Pioneer Works or the vehicle entrance at Bowne Street (the one for the cruise terminal).  
Our new coordinates:  40°40'50"N 74°00'45"W Map here 

Mary Whalen at her new Atlantic Basin home, (c) Jonathan Atkin 2015

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