Originally Posted by sawingknots
while cruising and you pull into a strange marina do you get a less than a warm welcome as apposed to trawlers or power boat cruisers?is it only because sailboats use so little fuel or is there something else i'm missing
We have never had such an experience. In every case harbor masters and staff have been very accommodating and have made us feel quite welcome. Some marina's are nicer, i.e. more elaborate, than others but the staff have pretty much always been very nice. We generally find that most folks treat one as they are treated.
"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."