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You may addicted to the sailing lifestyle if..(Boat Redneck)

I'll start the thread. You may be a boat redneck if... You have a separate stash of money to buy boat stuff your wife doesn't know about. When she asks what a particular ugrade costs, you mumble something vague.
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already a boat redneck

i haven't even taken a sailing class yet (taking in april) and i already have a separate stash for a purchase. any ideas on how to answer "how much was that?" will be greatly appreciated.
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"Honey, I am not sure, I bought all the parts separately and I haven't added them up yet."
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You might be a Boat Redneck if ..... you think wearing a tshirt with your swim trunks is formal attire.
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You know your a sailing redneck if your boat collection is 6 or greater.

Add em all up, dingys, small day sailors, etc....

Last year at the show I was looking at a Flying Scot (like those a lot). My wife says to the salesman "He doesn't need anymore boats he has six." The saleman's reply was, "Well if he had seven he would have one for each day of the week."
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... uh, bought a book on converting Atomic Fours to diesel with items commonly found around yer house? (Bob got his used on ebay)
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You might be a boat redneck if all you get for your birthday are gift cards to various chandleries... Which is what happened to me several years ago... the only non-gift card gift was a neat tide clock... go figure.
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You might be a Boat Redneck if ....... your wedding rings are made out of 316.
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Free, is the heart, that lives not, in fear.
Full, is the spirit, that thinks not, of falling.
True, is the soul, that hesitates not, to give.
Alive, is the one, that believes, in love.
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