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Old 11-29-2009
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This varies a great deal.

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Insurance! Many local policies are not 12-month policies. For example, my boat has to be winterized and inoperative from Dec. 1 - Mar. 31. I could pay for a winter rider, but once you get into late December through February, it's hit-or-miss with the weather. I Frostbite and when March comes around, I often wonder why I do it. December has some nice sailing, though!

Also, I don't know if this is unique to our area or not, but a lot of people that keep their boats on the Bay come from far elsewhere. For example, boats in my marina are owned by people that live in Texas and they fly in every now and then for some sailing. A LOT of people in Annapolis drive in from Philly and other parts of PA. Once it starts getting cold, the odds of making the trek to experience sucky weather get higher, so why not winterize and come back next spring?
My last policy had no restrictions.

This one requires me to be "laid up, not available for immediate use" from 12/1 to 12/15. However, the definition does NOT mean I need to be out of the water. I have this in writing, as odd as it seems. So, I disconnected a few things, did some winterizing, and will not be out those 2 weeks.
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I has been fantastic lately, chef last weekend doesn't get any better for late nov on the bay
You're right about that KJ. Funny that we were about 30' from each other

We just got back from a great weekend in Deep Creek Lake in Western MD. Friday we woke to about 4" of SNOW! I see skiing in my near future .

Looks like this coming weekend may be a winner for another sail? Um, maybe Fairlee Creek...
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I was 1 of 5 sailboat on the south river today! Went for a quick sail to work on some rigging issues and had a good time. The wind was ok! Only went out for about 4 hours so I didn’t get to see much of the Bay. Man I need to learn how to sail! I mean I can get to where I want to go with np its that on the track back up the south river I could not for the life of me catch up to this other boat! Yeah a nice day for sure!
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G, was there any wind? Sure had a full sun for your sail today...who cares if the other boat was faster
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We may try for Fairlee if I can convince my wife to stay overnight in the cold..hahaha..If not jusdt two day sails out of the club if the weather is nice next weekend.

Was at Oak Harbor helping a friend take his Tartan 34 there on Sunday...alas no one on Windgeist
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Think about picking up one of these...

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