SailNet Community - View Single Post - Dockominium?
Thread: Dockominium?
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 07-23-2009
JimMcGee
Member
 
JimMcGee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Barnegat Bay, NJ
Posts: 1,757
Thanks: 61
Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
Rep Power: 11
 
Matt,
I would take a cup of coffee and stroll the dock on Saturday morning and just talk to people. You'll learn a lot about the "local politics" that way. You'll also learn a lot about the personality of the dock (mellow, hard party or somewhere in between).

I would do it a couple of times before buying. Another option is a lease-purchase agreement if the seller is open to the idea. It gives you a chance to try before you buy.

I did both and am glad I did. Another thing is winter storage. Is there a yard nearby where you can haul out for the winter?

Jim

95 Catalina 30 Island Time

The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective." - Henry David Thoreau
JimMcGee is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome