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Camping in a (trailered) boat

Is it possible to cook in and/or sleep in a sailboat that is on it's trailer?

This question popped into my head when I was tent camping near a beach (Lawson's Landing, a campground behind sandunes withing walking distance to the water), with my trailered skiboat parked as a windbreak. Could I tow a sailboat on a trailer, and use it as a makeshift camper to sleep and cook in? I would sail it during the day. That way I would only have to tow one vehicle to the beach campground.

I am wondering if there will be harm to the hull of the boat, because the trailer puts different stresses on the hull then when it is in the water. The sailboat that I am thinking about doing this to is a 1981 Capital Yacht Neptune 24.

Thank You.
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