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Ed Kinney
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The low-down on Lake Michigan

Dearest Sailheads,

I'm thinking of moving my 35 foot sailboat to the Great Lakes area and a couple of obvious questions occur:

Do ya'll leave your boats in the water year round? Will getting froze into the ice damage a fiberglass boat?

What's the live aboard situation there? Do-able or verboten?

Yep. That's right. I'm a newcomer to the Great Lakes AND to operating in freshwater. So I'd be open to any and all thoughts on the matter, not necessarily directly related to these two questions.

Cheers!

Ed
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