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Re: Wow! Them's expensive slips!!

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Originally Posted by creedence623 View Post
I don't really have a huge problem coughing up the $15, but I'm not thrilled that they are eliminating or at the very least restricting what has, for all intents and purposes, been free since the inception of yachting.

Florida is such great boating territory, I guess the government figures it's time to capitalize on it. Oh well, pay to play I guess.
Part of the lure of sailing/cruising is the alternative lifestyle and the relative affordability. If anchoring out gets elminated cruising will lose massive appeal. And I'm not just speaking from a budgetary/financial perspective. The freedom of being on the hook (free from shore, free from costs, free utilities, etc.) is truly rewarding for me.

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