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post #90 of Old 10-17-2012
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Re: Opposition to liveaboards

Originally Posted by Hawaiigirl View Post
I want to share something with you guys and I want to know IF you have ever experienced anything like this....We are New to the sailing world and love it....we chose to live aboard our boat for MANY reasons...well...we found this awesome Marina in Fernandina Beach that is run by the city......anyway...they told us the live aboard rate was going to go up $200 a month! Is there opposition to live aboards or is this an isolated case?
Here's my 2 cents worth on this:
First its all about the MONEY!
Second, its all about regulation.
Third its about image.

There is a definite opposition against sailors living on the hook for free because it skirts the MONEY, REGULATION, & IMAGE factors.

I guess it comes down to, money is freedom, freedom is money!
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