Private boat ramp comes to Scow Bay
August 30, 2018
On Saturday, Petersburg Marine celebrated the opening of its new boat ramp in Scow Bay with a barbecue and a demonstration of its self propelled hydraulic trailer.
In Scow Bay, there is a public use boat ramp, but it can be difficult to launch and bring in a boat when winds are blowing Southwest, said John Murgas, owner of Petersburg Marine.
The new ramp takes advantage of a bank of dirt that extends into the water, which has been in place for over 38 years. In the area where the ramp has been built, the waters are calm and has some shelter from the wind, said Murgas.
"It's an ideal plac...