7 miles of motoring is probably worth it since you can see her all the time.
Have you ever thought about keeping her loser to the ocean for a few weeks? Or do you go on enough trips that get you out there?
Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.
The best minds discuss sailing, anchors, batteries, rode length, fridge-or-not, freezer-or-not, and guns-on-board. I don't know why. It's a mystery!