Conneaut Port Authority, Port Conneaut
and Conneaut Lagoon
Term, Rules & Regulations
- This agreement is
solely for the owner and vessel listed:
- Owner may not
assign, sublease or transfer this agreement to any other person or
- The Dock Master
(Dock Mistress) will assign all storage. This is the only person who
can change that assignment.
- All storage shall be
at the sole risk of the owner and owner shall at times maintain liability
and casualty insurance coverage on the vessel, property within, and
activities in connection therewith. Port Conneaut Marina shall not be
liable for and is thereby released by owner for all claims of damage or
loss to the vessel or owner due to fire, theft, collision, or other
casualty. Owner shall indemnify and hold collision, injury, or other
casualty to persons or property caused by negligence of owner or the
condition or use of vessel.
- Owner shall, at times,
keep his vessel, and surrounding space clean and free of debris or any
conditions that may be dangerous to the health, safety, or well-being of
any person. No flammable or hazardous substances may be kept in or around
his vessel or marina property. It is owner’s responsibility to correct
any conditions in or around his vessel, which constitute a fire hazard,
health menace, or nuisance. If owner should fail to do any of the
foregoing, necessary steps will be taken to remove the hazard or correct
the condition and charge the expense to the owner.
- Conneaut Port
Authority will not be responsible for any losses, damages, or injuries to
owner or his family, or guests while on the premises. Owner must
accompany all children under the age of eight (8) while on the docks. All
children under the age of twelve (12) must wear life preservers while they
are in or around any vessel, dock, or water area.
- Owner must secure
vessel in his slip, properly and safely. All new dock holders will be
instructed the proper procedure and proper size lines for vessel. Each
season, all dock holders must obtain the Dock Master / Dock Mistress
Approval when he first docks the vessel. Owner will be charged for any
damage caused by an improperly moored vessel.
- For the benefit of the
owner, Port Conneaut Yacht Club, and Conneaut Lagoon, the Conneaut Port
Authority may take actions deemed necessary to save or protect a vessel
from damage or destruction without the owner’s knowledge or consent. This
will be done at the owner’s expense.
- No persons other than
the owner, his immediate family, or guests will be allowed aboard the
vessel while in storage. (Please fill out family list on your contract).
- To help provide
owner’s convenience, safety, and to allow for guest dockage, owner must
file a “Float Plan” and notify the Dock Master / Dock Mistress when vessel
will be absent from storage for more than forty-eight (48) hours.
- Owner must be
responsible for all family and guests. Owner agrees that he, his family
nor his guests will cause and disturbances.
- Owner must keep vessel
and surrounding area in clean condition.
- Quiet time will be
observed from 11:00pm until 7:00am every day.
- Absolutely no Roller
Skates, Roller Blades, Skate Boards, or Bicycles will be permitted around
- Vessels will be fueled
only at the gas dock. No vessel shall be fueled from any container. You
must observe the “No Smoking and Turn Off All Switches” while at the gas
dock. Use blowers for ample time prior to starting engines after fueling.
- Boat trailers are not
allowed to be stored on premises.
- Dock Boxes must be
installed by authorized personnel and must meet Dock Master / Dock
- No Fire, Firearms,
or Fireworks will be tolerated on premise.
- Fish must be
cleaned taken off premise.
Each owner may have only one vehicle on premise. If you have guests,
family, or charter clients they must park outside of the marina parking
lot. No one has a reserved parking spot. “No Parking Zone” must
be observed. If you fail to observe the No Parking Zone, you will be
asked to move your vehicle, only once. If you continue to ignore the No
Parking Zone your vehicle will be towed away at your own expense.
- It is prohibited to
throw or discharge sewage, oil-laden bilge fluids, refuse matter, or any
other pollutants into the waters of the marina. In the event of such
discharge, the owner will be responsible for the cost of clean up. All
removed oils, residue, and solid refuse must be disposed of in accordance
with all existing local, state, and federal rules and regulations that
govern such action. All vessels that receive sewage should be fitted with
Type 111 Marine Sanitation Devices and Holding Tanks. No “Though-Hull”
valves or fittings will be allowed.
All pets must be on a leash whenever they are on premise. At no time will
a pet be allowed to run at large. Owner is responsible for proper
disposal of pet’s waste. If the pet becomes a nuisance, the owner will be
required to remove that pet from premise. Absolutely, at no time, will
any pet be permitted into the clubhouse building or restrooms.
- Dock Master / Dock
Mistress reserves the right to move owner’s vessel within the premise at
- Absolutely no
padding, carpeting, bumper materials etc. will be tolerated.
- No swimming or fishing
will be allowed at the marina.
- All vessels must be
out of the water by closing date. A fee of $25.00 per day will be
charged to the owner for any vessel still in the water after that date.
All charges for any reason must be paid in full before vessel leaves the
- Conneaut Port
Authority reserves the right to reject any contract application on basis
of condition of the vessel. A vessel may be rejected if it is felt
to cause a hazard to the marina.
- "For Sale" signs
will not be permitted on the vessel or storage area.
- Campers, truck
campers, etc. must be parked off premise.
- Owner will comply with
all laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations of the Conneaut Port
Authority, City of Conneaut, and the State of Ohio that may pertain to the
dockage, storage, or operation to the vessel. Owner will correct any