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post #9 of Old 04-23-2007
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Out here they always put the transient docks in the noisiest part of the harbor, just like a KOA is always near the interstate or railroad track. Should be plenty of noise, sometimes one of the better places to sleep is the cockpit on a "full" boat. Go prepared and hope the weather cooperates. I was a fireman for 30 years so the phone is always ringing for me also, I sleep better on the boat than on land. Funny, I Hate slapping halyards, creaking booms etc. at night, from the boat I'm on however, and take great pains to eliminate such noises BEFORE crawling into the bunk. Noise from outside the boat is like "white" noise, noise from the boat itself attracts your attention when it's your responsibility, easier to ignore when you are "crew".

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