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10-09-2012 07:29 PM
smallboatlover
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

what i ment is that i have 2 sailboats one at diffrent sides of the town. the one closer to me ( the big boat) took/ sailed to the other side of the town were the smaller boat was to haul that one out instead of just going to that on in the first place. Also i use the boat to bring freinds to lunch instead of just walking there or driving there just take the boat.
10-09-2012 03:31 PM
Barquito
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I live in a mid-sized city on a lake (actually a few lakes). I always thought it would be cool if there was a way to commute across the lake to get to work downtown.
10-09-2012 12:08 PM
Ferretchaser
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

A friend of mine tried to use his car as a boat. That did not work out to well. The bass boat floated fine but the truck went down and just a bit of the roof stuck out. Fords don't float
10-09-2012 11:22 AM
Sailormon6
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I don't use my boat as a car, but I use my car as a dock box.
10-09-2012 11:22 AM
chucklesR
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I use my boat to visit friends on the other side of the river all the time.
The Lyman runabout especially - it gets there quick.
10-09-2012 10:04 AM
RandyonR3
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

If we include an inflatable, I use mine to commute every day. We have our boat tied to a dock down the slough about 1 mile from our Marine Canvas shop.. its faster to get to work by water.. My dink is also used to get me, and my work from one marina to another..
we live on the water, work on the water, and play on the water, and after a couple beers after work, I'm adding to the water.....
10-08-2012 12:52 PM
SHNOOL
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I only once used the boat to go to a restaurant on the water... although it's not as cool as the valet yacht parking I remember as a kid when my parents would sail up to dock and dine!

The ride up and back was memorable though, and a great full moon sail home in the dark, with my wife enjoying the experience more than I thought she would, shame it go so cool at night though. Next time blankets and/or hand warmers for the star-gazing after restaurant sail home. Great time!
10-08-2012 12:07 PM
Ferretchaser
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I wish they had shops with a moring instead of a car park as all I have is the boat to get around.
10-08-2012 11:22 AM
tommays
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

I use the sailboat for FUN transportation

Most any other way of getting around , Walking ,Bicycle,Car is much faster if i NEED to go somewhere
10-08-2012 11:11 AM
ImASonOfaSailor
Re: do you use your boat as a car?

Nothing makes sense hucks says, he has to come on and re write! ME, i use my boat to chase and tag Hobie sailors, we come within inches of each other. we just go back and forth going no where but to one end of lake and back! i have no where to go on my lake but out to play!
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