Winter Storage Contract

Boat Storage Contract and Security Agreement

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This storage agreement dated  between hereinafter called “Owner”, and M.E. Yacht Restoration, LLC, hereinafter called “MEYR”.

Owner’s Address:  

City, State, Zip:   

Primary Phone:  E-mail:  

Boat – Year & Make:     –    

Boat Name:    Slip #/Location:    Marina: Key Location:  

The term “Boat “is hereinafter defined to include the boat described above, its contents and accessories.

Desired Launch Date (NOTE: Launch date will determine haul-out date):  

Terms and Conditions

  1. ABSOLUTELY NO ACID IS TO BE USED INSIDE THE FACILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE. If you would like your boat acid washed, please notify us prior to haul out and we will acid wash it before it enters the building for an additional fee.
  3. ALL WORK PERFORMED BY BOAT OWNERS MUST BE APPROVED BY MEYR BEFORE STARTING. MEYR will be named as “ADDITIONAL INSURED” on owner’s policy if owner desires to board or work on the boat while it is in storage. Certificate of Additional Insured must be approved by MEYR office prior to owner entering storage areas.
  4. All outside labor/contractors must be approved by, and invoiced through MEYR (+10%), and properly insured as above.
  5. Storage includes: Haul-out, pressure wash, transport to storage building, placement on blocks and jack stands, winter check-in and re-launch (not included for trailered boats).
  6. MEYR will advise of any cosmetic and underwater inspection findings to owner after haul-out.
  7. Storage is billed by square foot total of LOA x beam (LOA includes bow pulpits and swim platforms). Our door opening will accommodate total height up to 34’. Any items above that level will be removed and Owner will be invoiced for time and materials. Storage invoice must be paid in full before hauling.
  8. MEYR must have a key or a lock combination for boat access and operation.
  9. Haul-out and re-launch date request changes require a minimum of 5 day notice.
  10. Scheduled launches or moves cannot be guaranteed due to weather conditions.
  11. Boat placement, positioning and moving is at the discretion of MEYR.
  12. There are no refunds of any kind due to the sale of any stored or signed boat.
  13. Boats requiring early removal after placement in storage will be assessed additional charge for labor.
  14. Boats will not touch other boats or walls. Boat may overhang bow or stern. Access around boat may be limited by positioning of other stored boats. Additional space may be purchased for owner maintenance based on availability.
  15. All waste tanks must be emptied prior to haul-out.
  16. Unless instructed otherwise, MEYR will perform a “winter check-in” which includes draining bilges, removing all perishables, cleaning out and opening refrigerators and freezers, turning off battery switches and plugging in chargers. This service is complimentary only for boats that we launch or haul with our equipment and does not include boats on trailers.
  17. Boats remaining in storage after June 1st are subject to additional storage charges.
  18. Owner is responsible for carrying adequate liability and comprehensive insurance on the boat while in storage. “The Company does not assume any responsibility or liability to the Owner for any loss or damage to said boat from fire, lightning, theft, vandalism, weather, act of God or any other condition, nor does the Company assume any responsibility or liability of any character for any personal injury to the Owner or to anyone whom he may invite upon the premise(s) of the Company, it being agreed that the boat owner, for his own protection, shall carry insurance (with liability limit no less than $300,000) covering the risk aforesaid and the Company shall have the benefit of such insurance in all aspects if it were a named insured.”
  19. If any part of this agreement is found invalid, the remainder of this agreement shall remain in full force.
  20. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan.
  21. NOTICE OF LIENS; a. MARITIME LIEN: Owner grants to MEYR a maritime lien upon the Boat to secure payment of all amounts payable relating to storage and any repair or maintenance invoices outstanding. b. MICHIGAN MARINA AND BOATYARD STORAGE ACT: In accordance with Public Act 362 of 1998 (“the Act”), MEYR has a possessory lien on the Boat and any other items stored by the Owner on MEYR premises to secure payment for all charges and expenses incurred in the sale of that property under the Act. Owner acknowledges receipt of notice of the lien created by the Act, including the sale of the property that is subject to the lien and disbursement of the proceeds in accordance with the Act. MEYR may provide any notice under this contract by email, mail or fax to Owner and it shall be sufficient notice to all Owners. MEYR may refuse to permit any stored items to be removed from MEYR until all of the terms and conditions of this contract that Owner may have with MEYR have been met.
  22. Access to our storage facility can be revoked at any time if any of the above terms and conditions are violated in any way.

The undersigned certify that this agreement has been read and the terms and conditions set forth herein are fully understood and execute this agreement the day and year first above written.

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Signed by Eric Evenhouse
Signed On: July 2, 2021

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Document name: Winter Storage Contract
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