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post #7 of Old 06-15-2006
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Also, consider that longer/larger boats have higher costs for docking, mooring, haulouts, and the maintenance costs are usually higher on longer boats.

A boat smaller than 35' is doable, but you really will have to make some serious changes if you're going to liveaboard.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

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