Marina Boat Lift In

Every year at about this time, boat owners get their boats moved from storage and lifted in to the harbour.  The operation is jointly organized by the Cobourg Yacht Club and the Town’s Marina staff and the cost is paid by boat owners.  It involves a truck which moves masts and boats out of storage then a crane to lift boats into the water (see the video below).  This year, the operation spread over two days (Friday and Saturday) with Third Street, the Esplanade and the bottom of Division Street closed.  Masts from many boats were temporarily stored on the Esplanade grass – the crane was scheduled to help re-install them once all the boats were in the water. Over… Read complete articleMarina Boat Lift In