Yes, those are good points and thanks for writing them. Since we wouldn't be true liveaboards, we probably wouldn't have too much trouble. I do get a bit of a vibe that the biggest corporate-owned marinas might be less flexible. Also, since we're maintaining our land home, there is a certain "what's the worst the could happen" that would work in our favor; being kicked out of a marina that's super-inflexible or gets bought out and changes policies wouldn't necessarily be a disaster.
For San Diego, it seems the most competitive places are the two Chula Vista Marinas, Driscoll's, and Mission Bay (including perhaps the Mission Bay YC for those with low enough masts and willingness to make the initial payment to join the club). We might also do something like working our way down the coast gradually.
Last edited by rgscpat; 08-16-2010 at 07:06 PM.