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Topic Review (Newest First)
03-18-2012 02:29 PM
Squidd
Re: how to cut costs

I demand a "do over"...Never was good at Pop quizes...
03-18-2012 02:20 PM
administrator
Re: how to cut costs

Epic fail!
03-18-2012 02:07 PM
Squidd
Re: how to cut costs

Did we pass..??
03-18-2012 01:45 PM
administrator this is a test
03-16-2012 03:20 AM
MarkSF
Re: how to cut costs

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rozz View Post
wow... another reason i wont live east coast. i dont even pay half that for mine and my insurance in only just over $100 a year lol (granted i am insured at boat worth of 25k haha suckers lol)
Not sure if you're saying the boat is worth more, or less.
03-15-2012 11:30 AM
paintpollz
Re: how to cut costs

ugh that sucks
03-15-2012 10:51 AM
sailingfool
Re: how to cut costs

Quote:
Originally Posted by prishi View Post
Humbly submitting (for the benifit of readers of newbees @ this forum):- Leaving any boat at Anchor, even with multiple anchors, unattended, for long-term is a BAD IDEA. 'Long term' could mean 'a week', a month, or even shorter, depending on the weather and a change in the weather. Anchors can easily drag if wind/current increases or after multiple changes in tide. Anchors need to be tended to at all times. The only safe thing to do is to Moor the boat using Moorings, probably two, if leaving the boat for a longer while.
(My first post to this forum.)
WOW, well said for a second post!

This is good advice, for a subject that has some history on this board. For example, see:
http://www.sailnet.com/forums/genera...ly-sucked.html
03-15-2012 10:32 AM
paintpollz
Re: how to cut costs

Quote:
Originally Posted by dinosdad View Post
If you go up the ct river to haddam or portland you can save money on winter storage, and won't have to step the mast, and the yards are more diy friendly, not to mention cheaper than storing on the shoreline. for a slip or mooring take some rides and poke around the shoreline towns looking for the smaller mom and pop marinas{they're out there } . you'll know you found one when 1. they don't have a website, in fact the only mouse they have is the one that scurries around the office floor, 2. the only pool they have is for the super bowl 3. the bathrooms remind you of summer camp. seriously though try
clinton riverside basin marina, not a bad ride from central ct and a nice town with nightlife and eateries, and they will be cheaper than their neighboring marinas that are equipped with all the bells and whistles.
I am going to check this out. Thanks dino
02-28-2012 09:25 PM
paintpollz a sailing club seems like a good idea.
02-28-2012 09:20 PM
paintpollz thanks for all the help guys. sorry for the lack of posting.
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