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post #2 of Old 08-04-2011
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I guess you could spend that much, but I don't. I am 26 foot, but winter storage in New Bedford was about 800.00. Mooring (I own the tackle and only pay yearly fee to city) is about 150. I pay a mooring outfit to remove ball and put in winter stick and vice versa for about 75. I do the sanding and painting at this point, so cost is just my time and cost of paint 300. I've been paying a mechanic about 300. a year for various issues with my engine. You list fuel as 1,000. I've got a diesel saildrive and I doubt if I use over 100. of fuel a season. Small engine. I only pay about 300 for basic insurance. Would pay more if boat or my exposed assets were more. I've had boat for 3 years and still use standing rigging and running that was on boat. I had some stitching done to mainsail when I got it, for about 300. I can't comment on the other stuff. Whatever mine adds up to, I try to avoid calculating because my wife may ask. So, there are ways to spend a lot less, just depends.
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