NWWB May 20th Meeting DIY Safety Ladder

Hi Gals,

Ideas for greater safety onboard has been an ongoing theme of many of our meetings. The May meeting offers you a valuable, and possibly lifesaving, opportunity.

Vivian Strolis and Julie Tallino will be demonstrating how to make a useful and affordable safety ladder. It’s a DIY project that anyone can do with a few simple tools and a sewing machine. The ladder folds up into a bag and is easily deployed by pulling on a tab. For many it could mean the difference of being able to get back on the boat. And what a great gift idea for another boater you care about. This safety ladder could be used on a boat or the dock (do the docks in your marina have ladders) or in the home. If you can come, Please RSVP to Vivian at nwwbviv@gmail.com or Marilyn at lkunion@aol.com

Vivian Strolis is creating the bag and Juli Tallino is building the ladder components. They will assemble the finished project during the meeting. This is a first time project and they hope the group will have comments and suggestions on improvements to the simple design. They will also provide printed instructions so everyone who wants to can build their own at home. We look forward to seeing all of you.

MEETING DATE AND TIME: Monday, May 20, 2013 7:00pm – until 9:00 pm or so

LOCATION: 1900 N Northlake Way, #233 Seattle, WA 98103

We meet at the Northwest Marine Trade Association conference room. Park at Fisheries Supply and walk into the courtyard beside Fisheries, take the stairs and turn right. We are the furthest door on the left. The Northwest Marine Trade Association has graciously welcomed our group of Northwest Women in Boating to use their office for our meetings.

There’s great parking and it’s a comfortable and professional place to meet. Thank you Northwest Marine Trade Association for your support.

Please RSVP to Vivian at nwwbviv@gmail.com or Marilyn at lkunion@aol.com

Bring an hors d oeuvre or something to drink if you desire. Wine is fine. Coffee (reg or decaf) provided. Vivian and Marilyn Vivian Strolis – nwwbviv@gmail.com 425-827-9967/206-819-2265 Marilyn Michael – lkunion@aol.com (206) 322-0633 Remember: Investigate our blog you can sign-up to crew or for crew and find lots of other great information. Go to http://www.nwwb.wordpress.com

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