at 5700 Reigart Rd, Hamilton, 45011 United States
The Hamilton Boat Club is a private boat club located on the Great Miami River. The organization was founded in 1932 by Francis "Doc" Ribar. & Gus Snider. Both at the time were outboard motor dealers in Hamilton. Ohio. The purpose of this organization shall be to promote recreational safe boating, and aquatic water sports. Its membership shall maintain a suitable club house, grounds and secure mooring for the recreational use of its members.
Amenities Include: 2-80’ Floating Boat Docks, Launching Ramp, Boat wash area with pad, 1800 sq ft Clubhouse, Patio Deck overlooking the river, Picnic Tables, Grills, 20x40 picnic shelter house, Sand Volleyball Court, private camping lots, Trailer & Boat Storage spaces. Security Patrolled 24/7
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HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (Important Information Update) October 20, 2014 Subject: Advanced Notice / Club Event Members, Mark November 15, on your H B C Calendar. Back by popular request "Soup Night a Tasting Event" 5 p.m. until ????? This event was a big success last year and we're pleased to do a repeat event. Additional notices will be placed on FaceBook through 11/15/2014. For additional information send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org Regards, A.M.A.
Hamilton Boat Club: (Information Update) October 19, 2014 Subject: Dry docking club boat docks Members, Just a note of "Thanks" to Dennis Lodder, Ted Finan, Marty Human, Derek Ashley, Matt Wyant & A. Michael for their help dry docking the club boat docks for the winter months. There was a slight "SNAFU" of not notifying the membership about this work party in advance. The job was completed thanks to their efforts. Give em a thank you when you see them at the club or next meeting! Regards, A.M.A.
Hamilton Boat Club: (Information Update) October 14, 2014 Subject: "Job Well Done" The Hamilton Boat Club would like to take this opportunity to extend a “handshake and big thank you” to Dennis Lodder dock trustee and Ronnie Thompson grounds trustee for their service and dedication serving the H B C in their respective positions. Their individual efforts were vital helping to maintain, improve and repair key club assets and is a true reflection of their 5 star character. Please extend your personal best regards to Dennis & Ronnie for a job well done! Regards, A.M.A. HBCFBIO
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (Information Reminder) October 8, 2014 Subject: October Business Meeting Members, Just a reminder our next scheduled business meeting will be held Friday at 8 p.m,10/10/2014 sharp at the club. The October meeting is an important meeting to attend. Officers and trustees must declare if they will be running again for office. Any member wishing to run for an officer or trustee position may declare their intent at that time as well. It's the time of the season that we must prepare the club for its winter mode of operation. Winterizing work party dates will be discussed & established. The club has enjoyed a significant increase in membership usage this season. Many of you have taken advantage and enjoyed using club assets during the 2014 season. Now its time to give back. Your help is needed. Winterizing the facility and supporting improvement projects can not be completed on their own. It takes membership support! I encourage every member to make it a priority to attend this meeting. Hope to see you there. Refreshments, cash drawing and food after the meeting adjourns. Best regards, A.M.A. HBCFBIO
Hamilton Boat Cub: ( Information Update) Sept. 24, 2014 Subject: Open Boating 9/27/14 Members, It looks like we're going to have a Super Saturday Indian Summer boating day at the cub. I know some of you have put your rig away for the winter months........Wait, this is going to be a great day to party one more time. Lots of sun shine, loud music, bring your own refreshment's the water temp is chilly and so what? Later in the night there will be campfires and great stories. Join us and help bring in the winter season with a bang............ Hamilton Boat Club, Entertainment Committee of One, A.Michael Ashley....................LOL
Hamilton Boat Club: (Information Update) Sept. 1, 2014 Subject: Riverfest Patrol Boat Captains "THANK YOU" to those members who donated their personal time to support the clubs involvement with the Cincinnati Bell / WEBN Fireworks. The fireworks were spectacular as always. Boater co-operation in the designated anchor zones up and down river was above par. Boat captains remember to return your Riverfest equipment at the HBC business meeting September 12, 2014. Thank you again. Enjoy the balance of the season, see you at the club. Regards, A.M.A.
Hamilton Boat Club: (Information Update) August 29, 2014 Subject: Labor Day weekend H B C Members , No matter what recreational direction you plan to follow this Labor Day weekend we hope you will enjoy a festive and safe holiday. Providing the weather co-operates our local rivers and lakes will see a surge in visitors fishing, skiing, tubing and swimming on our local waterways. This is a reminder that having accessible and proper safety gear on board your boat can make the difference having a great weekend or one that has a much different consequence. Swimming in rivers can be very deceiving as sinkhole under tows can pull you under. Wearing a life jacket while swimming in the river can save your life. Exercise caution if you are fishing from the bank, or from a boat dock. Lakes provide additional challenges mainly higher volume boat traffic that PWC riders and boat pilots must be aware of. If you will be at the H B C this weekend please advise your guest that all children on club or private boat docks MUST wear a life jacket and have adult supervision. Swimming from the HBC boat launch ramp is prohibited. We hope this has been an enjoyable boating season for our membership and guest. Have a safe Labor Day weekend. H B C / A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (Information Update) August 25, 2014' Subject: General information Members, As the season winds down so has club boating activity. This has been an unusual year for ideal weather and river conditions at the club and on the river. No need to winterize your boat just yet. The next 30 days will offer some really good boating days to close out the season. I understand all of the kinks have been worked out for our continued support of the Cincy Bell / WEBN Riverfest fireworks program. To all Riverfest Patrol Captains and crews we wish you a safe and trouble free day. Members, we are still having issues with club grills not being cleaned and covered after being used and the garbage can on the back porch not being emptied. Take pride in YOUR CLUB "PITCH IN and PICK UP" when you use the facility. The Labor Day weekend is a great time to enjoy the H B C. Come out and take advantage of the club recreational assets and enjoy the day!!!!! Regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: 8/19/2014 Took a late afternoon evening pontoon cruise from the H B C last evening. Only one other boat on the river. It was an absolutely perfect evening to enjoy the Great Miami. Great sunset too! Add in a couple cold ones, and fine wine for my first mate this cruise was outstanding. If you haven't enjoyed the assets the club offers its membership lately, what are you waiting for? Hamilton Boat Club 82 years of providing, promoting recreational water sports activity to its members and their guest! Best regards, A.M.A.
Hamilton Boat Club: (Important Information) August 12, 2014 Subject: River Fest Picket Boat Capt's. Once again everything is in place for our support of the Cincy Bell WEBN Fireworks Celebration. It will be "status quo" for HBC Picket Boat Patrol procedures. Professionalism, courtesy and boater incident support when needed are key to the patrol agenda. We are in need of one additional Picket Boat Capt & crew to complement our patrol support staff. Please contact Chris Jamison or Charlie Bogenschutz if you are interested. 513-616-8772 Best regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (INFORMATION UPDATE) AUGUST 8, 2014 SUBJECT: H B C MEETING REMINDER Members, Don't forget to attend our monthly business meeting tonight at the club starting at 8 p.m. Updates on the tree removal project, Riverfest patrol updates, and any open topics that haven't been resolved from past meetings. As always food, drawing and refreshment after the meeting is adjourned. Regards, A.M.A.
Hamilton Boat Club:( Information Update ) August 3, 2014 H B C Members, All local T.V. weather forecast point towards an exceptional day to enjoy the club and river sports activity. The Great Miami is in good shape, the H B C house and grounds are looking good too! If you haven't had the opportunity to use the facility this season, today just might be your day to kick back, get wet, and soak up the sun! If you can't make it out don't worry, there are still about 45 days left in this summer season.......Don't forget the HBC August business meeting is scheduled for Friday August 8, 8:p.m. Sharp.. Regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB; (INFORMATION UPDATE) JULY 18, 2014 Subject: Horseshoe Dam Raft Off & Tree Trimming Members, Everything is still a "GO" for the Horseshoe Dam Raft Off. Indicators are positive for a great turn out, lots of laughs and a fun day in the sun. Please see previous Post on F/B regarding this event. The club is in the process of trimming tress on the grounds so there are several large piles of wood scattered about. Be aware of whats laying around the driveway. Thank you to all members who continue to support the H B C and club events. This has been a really great season. Best regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (Important Information Update) JULY: 15, 2014 Subject: Fallen tree Members, A very large tree has fallen by the winch house and the driveway is blocked by Pat Hildebrand's trailer. I understand there will be a tree removal service to assist in the clean up. Additional information will be posted later today. A member WORK PARTY may need to be summoned to assist in the clean up. The debris will need to be cleaned up as soon as possible. Your support will be appreciated. We're expecting a large crowd for the Horseshoe dam Raft off. More later!!!!!!!!!!!!! Regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB; (IMPORTANT INFORMATION UPDATE) July 14, 22014 USCGA Vessel Inspection The Hamilton Flotilla of the U S Coast Guard Auxiliary will be offering FREE Coast Guard Approved Vessel Safety Checks to members and guest of the HBC on Sunday July 20, 2014 and on Saturday July 26, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM both days. If your vessel passes the inspection for the required items, the owner will receive a decal to be affixed to the vessel for the year 2014. As a reminder, here are some of the requirements: You must have anchor and anchor line, working NAVIGATION lights, fire extinguisher-IN THE GREEN-, working bilge pump if so equipped, toss cushion, serviceable life preservers and proper size and legible letters and registration numbers on both sides of the bow area of the vessel. If you carry emergency flares, they must be marked with the serviceable date on the flare and not expired. The inspector will go over other items and ask questions, Make sure your your vessel is 100% ready for the 2014 boating season. Best Regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON OAT CLUB (INFORMATION UPDATE) JULY 12, 2014 SUBJECT; Raft OFF Horseshoe Dam Make up event day ( July 19, 2014 ) Starting at 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Raft Off @ Horseshoe Dam. Motor boat your way to the horseshoe dam, hitch a ride, or float down on a tube! “Everybody will be there”!!!! Pontoons, Inboards, PWC’s, Ski Boats, & Runabouts Raft off of each other. Member boats only! 4 p.m. Photo shoot of raft off for F/B. Ladder Aerial View 5:30 p.m. Boats Head back to HBC. 6 p.m. to 7:30 Members are encouraged to cook out or pack a Picnic basket for evening meal needs. 8 p.m. HBC Member & Guest Club Bonfire – Maybe? HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE ! A. M. A.
Hamilton Boat Club:( Information Update) July 10, 2014 Subject: In Memory Long time Honorary Member Robert "Bob" Denny passed away on July 6, 2014. Bob was a tremendous supporter of the HBC and avid boater. He will be sadly missed. Sail on Bob, Sail On.!
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB; (INFORMATION UPDATE) July 7, 2014 Subject: July Business meeting. H B C Members, Just a reminder our normal monthly business meeting will be held on Friday July 11, 2014, Meeting starts at 8 p.m. sharp. Topics to be covered / House, Grounds, Docks, Old Business, New business and general recap of open items from previous meetings. Over all this has been a really good year for member participation. Special emphasis regarding on property 5 MPH speed limit will be noted. The importance of everyone using the facility to "pitch in" to help keep the facility free of garbage and the club house clean at all times, As always, refreshments, food and drawing at the conclusion of the meeting. Hope to see you there......... Best regards, A.M.A.
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB; (INFORMATION UPDATE) JULY 6, 2014 SUBJECT; H B C 4TH OF JULY Members, "WOW" BANG, KABOOM & ZAP ZAP ZAP- SOUNDS LIKE A BIG EXPLOSION. The H B C was operating at near full capacity. Membership participation was over the top. River water sports action was at "Full Throttle". The celebration went well into the night. Campfires and moon light cruises capped off this "Super Summer Season" holiday event. Thank you to those members and their guest for celebrating the spirit of the Independence holiday. Even though we're at the halfway point of summer fun, there are still many great summer days ahead. Don't forget about July 19 and the rescheduled H B C DAM RAFT OFF. Information will be emailed and posted on F/B. Posted are a few random club pictures doing what we do best.................Having fun,& HAVING MORE FUN THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE IS POSSIBLE:) :) Regards, AMA
HAMILTON BOAT CLUB: (IMPORTANT INFORMATION NOTICE) July 5, 2014 SPEED LIMIT / PLEASE READ WHEN ENTERING OR EXITING THE HBC GROUNDS THE SPEED LIMIT IS 5 MPH ON CLUB PROPERTY. THE GRAVEL ROAD IS 15 MPH. BOTH AREAS HAVE HEAVY PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC, CHILDREN PLAYING AND HIKERS. WHEN ENTERING THE CLUB YOU SHOULD STOP AT THE GATE THEN PROCEED INTO THE FACILITY. NO EXCEPTIONS! MEMBERS REMIND YOUR GUEST OF THIS CLUB RULE. IT APPLIES TO EVERYONE. ADDITIONAL SPEED BUMPS MAY BE ADDED. YOUR COOPERATION IS APPRECIATED. BEST REGARDS, H B C
Hamilton Boat Club: (Information Update) July 4, 2014 Subject: General Info Members, It appears that we're in for a really great weather related 4th of July weekend at the club. The river is back to normal, the club facility is shinning, and member participation is going to be at an all time high. As a reminder all members with guest using the facility are ask to do your part and "pitch in" keeping the facility clean and orderly. "Safety First" should be every ones primary concern. Boating, camping, cooking out, campfires & watching your speed @ 5 MPH when entering or leaving club property is essential for all when visiting the club. Any member with legal fireworks extra caution MUST be used when igniting them for entertainment purposes. Lets keep the "SUPER SUMMER SEASON" energy in motion. Enjoy the holiday, enjoy your visit and enjoy HBC hospitality at its best! Best regards, A.M.A.