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Note that for the first part of the summer, it was an 8-hour drive to get to the boat, while for the second part of the summer it was only a 4-hour drive to get to the boat...
And I thought my having to drive an hour to the boat was a long drive. UGH.
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"4-8 hours" . . . Yikes!

Guess, I've really been taking for granted, the convenience of living 5 minutes away from our boat. Because of this, living aboard during season allows us to maintain house obligations and still go Bay sailing almost daily.

We take offshore sojourns most weekends, with extended cruises every few weeks to Block Island, Martha's Vineyard, Long Island, Cuttyhunk, etc.

I don't think the poll selection choices in this "survey" are very adaptable to everyone.
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So let's hear how many hours everyone spent on the water next Monday. No cheating!
Pre-emptive strike. I know how many hours.....0......

Off to Vegas for my goddaughters 21st Bday. Looks like babysitting someone elses hangover to me! Ugg!

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Hi All,

1. Daysailer or weekender: 12 days/year = 3%
2. Off shore adventure: 24 days / year = 7%
3. Condo on water with you inside: Liveaboard 100%
4. Condo on water with you on dry land: 0%

Lucky me! I get 110% out of my boat!

Makes me realize how little time I spend out on the ocean and how much on the hook.

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Man, you guys are rough on each other! I hope this is all meant in good fun.

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I am sure they were just joking. They may drinking buddy, I suspect.

Thanks for bring this unscientific poll back on track.
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