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Pro-rated slippage?

Well, we just got our first rude shock--I think.

We found a home for our 33-footer at the Charleston City Marina, a 35' slip at $13/foot/month, plus enviro fee, all sounds pretty normal, exactly what they advertised on the website, works out to $460/month, which is what we were expecting.

But we just got the quote from them, and it shows an additional $325/month "pro-rated slippage" fee. It's not a one-time charge, it's every month. Can anyone help me understand what this additional charge is? Google has been no help...

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Yes, but they charge a separate $150/month fee for that as well; this $325 is the mystery.
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Dangit. Sorry, my bad.

We just questioned marina management; they resent the CORRECT quote. It is a one-time fee for a partial month at the slip. They messed up their own quote and I jumped too fast.

D'oh.

Thanks for the fast response, though! I'm so glad we found this forum!
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lol... a phone call probably would have cleared it up
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Yeah, a phone call did.

Being new to all this, I figgered it was something everyone knew about but didn't tell me.
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