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Rent a Slip for a month or anchor out

So if we are going to the keys or nearby like Fort Myers is it better to rent a slip and then day sail the area of just cruise around anchoring out?? Since overnight slip rentals can be expensive one or two overnights might be the same as a whole month's rentals. Also with a month or two the car can be brought to the marina. what do the people who are living the dream do??
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A lot depends on how self-sufficient your boat is.... if you have the ability to re-charge your batteries while at anchor, preferably not by running the engine... then anchoring out probably makes sense. If not, renting a slip is probably the better option.

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I sailed out of Coconut Grove and cruised the Keys and Bahamas for 5 yrs and went to marinas 5 times...Anchor out
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