Originally Posted by Sabreman
The bottom line is that owning a boat is expensive. This is why I do my own work, including canvas. There is no way that I could afford to own my boat otherwise.
I also do my own car repairs (except for things like vac and filling the air conditioning system- after I replaced the compressor, dryer and condensor), fix my washer and dryer, fix my house, and fix my boat, fix my refrigerator, fix my solar hot water system.
I could not afford to live if I had to pay $100/hr to pay others to do this work.