1900/yr - wow! I've been considering the whole anchor-out thing as a wau of saving cash, but that's only $158/mo - that's really cheap. Do you have access to water, elec or other amenities at that arena?
I also have been wondering - where exactly do you anchor out? Only in bays or inlets, right? No one anchors out in front of a beach, right? I'd assume you wouldn't be allowed. And if in bays or inlets - where exactly do you drop anchor so that you will not be in the path of any boat entering/exiting? You would have to be out of the lane of traffic - would you have to leave your lights on over night? How does t hat work?
But for 1900/yr with security, water and elec - maybe that's the way to go. Only thing is I intend to constantly keep moving