If you elect to tie to the Commercial Pier, existing ordinance is clear that if you are so concerned about any pending storm that you must tie up to "The Pier" that you must remain on board and/or in the immediate vicinity of your vessel at all times.
Take the time to remove any objects that may float away during a storm surge and/or high winds or rains.
CHECK YOUR MOORING TACKLE. Your mooring is your best insurance policy!
Office of the Harbor Master
PO Box 9
Stonington, ME 04681
Channel 16 on the VHF
Raelene Pert - Harbor Master
Dana Webb - Assistant Harbor Master
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It is recommended that the weights indicated be submerged weights. Using the following table to calculate required weight of material submerged.
Table of Weight Loss in Water
|Dry||Submerged||% Weight Loss|
|Concrete||1,000 lb.||550 lb.||45%|
|Granite||1,000 lb.||640 lb.||36%|
|Iron||1,000 lb.||860 lb.||14%|
|Steel||1,000 lb.||870 lb.||13%|
From the Office of the Harbor Master