Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...
I'm only sorry for your troubles.
If it had gotten towed to a marina in the first place you'd be out an additional 45 a day charge for storage, wouldn't have helped a bit.
Since towing is 'free', why not look for a slip/haul up towards you (north chesapeake area) and have it towed there?
Lessons learned are opportunities earned.