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post #16 of Old 04-06-2012
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Re: Winter Storage - Backyard or Boat Yard?

We keep our boats in the boatyard because Stately Jones Manor does not have direct access from driveway to backyard. If I had a different layout, I would definitely bring them home- the cost of a trailer is quickly offset by the savings on yard fees and the convenience of working at home ...
you do lose the spring camaraderie of shared effort with other boat owners in the yard. It's a nice ritual to share a beer or two with other sailors and admire the hard work at the end of a long day of sanding, painting, varnishing, fixing, etc.

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