Pontoon Boats

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This AGREEMENT, is entered into as of ____________________________and is by and between the Yankee Lake Preservation Association, Inc. (YLPA) and______________________________________,  a dues paying member in good standing, who wishes to purchase a pontoon boat for use on Yankee Lake. Purchaser agrees to abide by the following terms and conditions set forth in the YLPA rules and regulations:

Before purchasing this boat, the specs will be presented to and pre-approved by the YLPA, and the purchaser agrees as follows:

1. The pontoon boat will be affixed to a permanent dock with bumpers to prevent noise OR secured on shore, out of the water.

2. The annual current YLPA identification, Tag# ________________________will always be visible on the right front side of the boat above the water line.

3. The specs for the pontoon boat, attached to this Agreement, will adhere to the following approved rules:

a. The boat will be no larger than 17 feet long and 8 feet wide;

 b. The top cruising speed of the electric motor will be 6 miles per hour; and

c. The maximum thrust will follow the formula of 1 lb. of thrust per 10 lbs. of boat

4. Purchaser will follow all boating and safety rules as established by the U.S. Coast Guard.

This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties. Its terms can be modified only by an instrument in writing signed by both parties.

This Agreement is not transferable. In the event of a sale of the property or boat, or transfer of the boat to another family member or neighbor, this Agreement becomes null and void. A new Agreement, with the same pre-approval procedures, must be signed by the current YLPA member in good standing/new boat owner.

Yankee Lake Preservation Association, Inc. POB 558, Wurtsboro, NY 12790-0558

Signature: __________________________________, Date_____________

Purchaser Name and cell # ______________________________________

Email address  ________________________________________________

Signature: __________________________________, Date_____________

News & Events 5/8/2019

Water Quality Summer of 2018

The New York State report on Yankee Lake Water Quality over the course of the 2018 summer season is available  by clicking this link.


The opening date will be July 4. A signup form for the July 6 Basketball Clinic can be accessed here. We encourage interested families to register by June 21 to help with our number of volunteer coaches.

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