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Re: Is paying for a slip worth it?

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Originally Posted by eherlihy View Post
I'm jumping back into this to add that if you are planning on a DIY refit, or simply have a lot of projects to undertake, keeping the boat on a slip is a smart thing to do. You have infinite AC power and water, and loading / unloading heavy or unwieldly items is easier while at the slip.

In my case, I got my boat squared away the way that I wanted it, and I now appreciate the peace and calm of summers on the mooring.
For sure a dock tie is handy for many projects. But not all. You may be able to use a town dock. For example in NPT it's free and there's water and power. When I had work done on my refer the mechanic asked I bring the boat to a dock... because had had a lot of tools etc.

Almost all projects can be done on board with the right tools and an inverter for power and having all parts etc. on board before you start.

pay attention... someone's life depends on it

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