(Copies of these rules are available in the Skyline Marine Center Office)

All boats need to be pumped out prior to haul out. Owner agrees that any work approved by marina will be done by following the Mandatory Best Management Practices (BMP’s) (Section 3) as recommended in the Department of Ecology’s (Resource Manual for Pollution Prevention in Marinas) and as well as the Clean Marina Washington (BMP’s). I further agree to hold Skyline Marina (operated by Skyline Marine Center, LLC) harmless and to assume all responsibility for occurrences, accidents, injuries or damages whether by myself or by persons designated by me, and do acknowledge that I and persons designated by me are competent in the use of Skyline’s boat handling facilities.

General Rules:

  • Owners/subcontractors must provide a current certificate of liability insurance of $300,000 or more AND list Skyline Marine Center as an additional insured on the policy prior to arrival.
  • Owners/subcontractors must sign in and out every time in the marina office. Failure to sign in/out will result in a $40.00 non-compliance fee per day, per individual.
  • Contractor fees for yard access is $5.00/hr. for each employee, calculated by the time posted on the sign-in/sign-out sheet. Boat owner is responsible for this payment.
  • Owners are responsible for providing these rules to all individuals working on their boat. Failure to comply to these rules by any individuals working on a boat will result in fines levied to the boat owner.
  • Good Faith Rule: Contractors will not solicit business while working at Skyline Marina. Non-compliance with this rule will result in loss of yard privilege.
  • After-hours work is prohibited. Refer to marina office for current hours of operation.
  • Owners/subcontractors are not allowed to live/sleep aboard boats in the shed, yard or DIY.
  • The use of drugs or alcohol on marina property is prohibited. No smoking inside storage shed or yard.
  • Lay-day charges begin on the day of haul-out, drop off, or unloading of a vessel. Actions by owners and/or their agents that delay the arrival/ability to haul-out, drop off or unload may also result in lay-day charges.
  • Absolutely no driving vehicles into the shed. Operate all vehicles 5 mph or less when in the yard/DIY.
  • Owners/subcontractors will not operate, handle, or board any marina equipment including, but not limited to, Travelift, monorail, forklifts, aerial lifts, hydraulic lifts, pressure washers, power tools, etc.
  • All invoices/charges are due prior to vessel launching/departing. SMC requires all storage/DIY customers to have a valid credit card on file.
  • Owners/subcontractors are not permitted to work on boats inside the shed without prior written consent from the marina office.
  • SMC is not responsible for any loss or damage to vessels or property resulting from fire, theft, accident, vandalism, or acts of God, nor are we liable to owners, guests, etc. working or visiting Skyline property.
  • Please be respectful and courteous to other boat owners, subcontractors, marina staff and marina property. Let’s work together to make this a safe and enjoyable marina!

Vessel Maintenance & Repair:

Example of proper tenting: fully enclosed with plastic, supports for plastic to rest on, tenting attached to hull of boat and secured to ground (note: tenting doesn’t need to be shrink-wrap material like this picture)

  • ALL vessel maintenance and repairs must be approved by marina staff prior to starting any work and must be done in the Do-It-Yourself yard unless otherwise agreed upon.
  • No sanding, scrapping, stripping, painting, varnishing, etc. without fully enclosed tenting around entire work area. Ground cover is required and will be provided by SMC. Additional plastic is available if needed.
  • Vacuum sanders are required. Marina must approve vacuum sander prior to use.
  • Wet sanding is only allowed on the sling marks and must be approved by the marina prior to sanding. Consult with the yard manager or office prior to wet sanding. NO washing or rinsing boats in the DIY yard.
  • You must control AND collect all particles, oils, dusts, flakes, drips, debris, etc. from work areas AT LEAST ONCE PER DAY. Vacuum or sweep work area and properly dispose of material/debris upon completion of work each day.
  • Consult with yard manager or main office prior to disposing of any zincs, oils, thinners, solvents, resins, antifreeze, etc. (chemicals). Do not dispose of in dumpster without approval.
  • Marina recommends the use of non-copper paints and aluminum anodes.
  • ALL adjusting/moving of boat stands or blocks will be done by marina staff. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • If you decide to change your work plan after submitting your DIY application, all changes must be approved in writing with the office prior to beginning any new work on your boat.
  • Skyline employees must inspect tenting prior to disassembling from boat. This is to ensures no unnecessary debris escapes the tent enclosure during the cleanup.
  • Anyone found operating outside of these or other posted rules will be fined $250.00 per occurrence.