If you had the opportunity to live on a boat, would you do it? What kind of boat? Where would you moor it? Where would you sail it?

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Corey The Goofyhawk Profile
Corey The Goofyhawk , Epic has no limit, answered

Oh, no thank you. I'd much rather have a cottage high in the mountains. The view is alot better in my opinion.

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Yin And Yang answered

My second sister's final wishes was to be cremated and tossed in the ocean to swim with the dolphins.... I have only been on a boat that one time. I think I got sea sick. Could have been nerves from the funeral or emotions from grieving. I am not sure. The view would be pretty though.

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Didge you are a dear. She was my older sister. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. She was 37 When bronchitis got her. She was the type of person who It didn't matter if she was upset at you or if someone in the family "didn't like" someone else in the family. If you were family YOU WERE FAMILY " when all others downed my husband she encouraged and praised him when he was trying. It's one of my favorite memories of her. πŸ˜ƒ
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
Those are good memories to have. Far better than monuments and headstones. Thanks for sharing, Yin.
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Yin And Yang commented
You are very welcome. :0) Thank you for sending me down memory lane.
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Pepper pot answered

I suffer sea sickness, but I always liked the idea of living on a boat because of all the rules you have to live by on land. So I'd have to opt for a canal boat Didge, but becoming a pirate is a tempting proposition, perhaps if I could weather the waves I'd choose something like the Cutty Sark, which is now in Greenwich. It is a British clipper ship, built in 1869, one of the last of her kind and the fastest before steam propulsion.  Of course as a pirate I'd sail it wherever I'd bleeding please, "argghhh."

Because of the Martine History in Greenwich, Johnny Depp aka Captain Sparrow did some filming here and popped into a local school to pay a visit, link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeQQE_nza_w

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Pepper pot
Pepper pot commented
Nice, I love a boat with sails.
Canal/Narrow boats are a cheaper way to live in the UK, you can get one from 20,000 upwards (cheaper than a mortgage), then you just have the mooring fees if you stay in one spot. This differs some only pay a couple of grand a year, the nearer London you get the more expensive it becomes.
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
Ir's been said that a yacht is a hole in the water into which you pour money. They're not for the average Joe.

The day we went out on the Solway Lass was at the end of summer but there was a cool breeze blowing off the harbour. As a result everybody else ate below decks but we preferred to stay on top, under sail. Our food got cold, of course, but what's a cold meal compared to eating in a location like that on the best harbour in the world?
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Pepper pot commented
Absolutely.
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Call me Z answered

I practically do now, Didge. Never been much for sail boats⛡️, but I cruise the Gulf and Fla coast in my 65' Hatteras almost everyday, and some nights. Call it an obsession. 

 It also serves as my quiet place, escape pod and dog house when the Mrs is feeling grumpy. 

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DDX Project answered

I totally would. No responsibilities. Just catch oyster, rock lobsters, and sea urchin all day. Then nap in the dock.

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I used to work with a guy who was a little eccentric. He deplored women (though I don't think he was gay), had few friends, and as always reading for an argument. But he had a fascinating mind and a lot of interesting ideas.

He lived on a boat moored in Sydney Harbour and told me one day that if he didn't turn up for work I'd know that he'd cast off and sailed away.

And that's exactly what happened. We didn't even know where to send the pay we owed him. From your answer, I think you'd have liked him just fine. I did.

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