Photo illustration/New England Boating.

Photo illustration/New England Boating.

Block Island Harbors Committee member Carl Kaufmann is suggesting a limit to the number of moorings the island’s yacht clubs can have, according to an article in the Block Island Times.

About a quarter of those who currently have a town mooring permit are yacht clubs, not individuals. This fact could make the wait even longer, since there is less turnover from organizations than individuals.

Kaufmann said there are 22 yacht clubs who have mooring permits. There is a total of 96 non-resident town moorings available. Kaufmann suggested that the limit for clubs be 23 or 24.

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Block Island Times


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