Hitching Posts – Keeping the Boat Dry during Storage…..!!

For myself, I’m very keen to stop water gathering in the boat while it’s parked up during the week.  To fix that you need to park it at the right kind of angle so the water drains out through the bailers.  If you are new to Fifteens, you may be surprised to know that this is generally far higher at the bow than a jockey wheel can perform.

At our Club, we commonly install posts driven into the ground like this….

Bow stand 3

 

We had a visitor at the Datchet Open though who had created this very smart portable solution.

Bow stand 1

 

Bow stand 2

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