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Old 14-10-2010, 18:36   #31
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2 hours, longer in traffic

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Old 14-10-2010, 19:15   #32
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10-15 sec. The time it takes for the garage door to open...

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Old 14-10-2010, 19:33   #33
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2 1/2 to 3 hrs each way depending on traffic...SUX
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Old 14-10-2010, 19:47   #34
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175 (statute) miles - to Oriental, NC....about 45 minutes in the airplane to New Bern, 5 minutes transferring provisions, etc to our car that's parked at the New Bern Airport, then 25 minutes to the slip.

So 175 miles in 1 hr 15 minutes.

(Our airplane is in our back yard hangar...)
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Old 14-10-2010, 19:55   #35
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Old 14-10-2010, 20:00   #36
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7 minutes from closing the laptop to taking my shoes off before stepping aboard....
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Old 14-10-2010, 20:04   #37
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takes 1 and a half hours....
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Old 14-10-2010, 21:14   #38
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Old 14-10-2010, 21:21   #39
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45 Seconds if rowing, under 20 if I use the 3.3hp our swing mooring is about 25m away from our jetty attached to our house.
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Old 14-10-2010, 22:01   #40
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I just did a Google Earth and it's exactly 2,609.4 kilometers (1,621.4 statute miles and 1,408.96 nautical miles) between my regular abode and my marina slip.
Beats me - great circle route of 1,014.4 statute miles from my boat to the house where I am taking care of my father.

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Old 14-10-2010, 22:40   #41
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I live on it now, but when I didn't live on it I think it was a 2.5-3 hour drive. No good. Much better now.
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Old 14-10-2010, 22:56   #42
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30 minutes no traffic, up to an hour with traffic. The parking lot for where I worked was the same lot for the marina so the boat was a convenient excuse to avoid traffic. I'm laid off now, so more time to be down with the boat, but don't have work as a reason to get to the boat.

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Old 15-10-2010, 00:47   #43
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It's very interesting the ranges, all the people who are less than 5 minutes........ &#%*, just joking, half your luck!

Everyone else I will see you on the water, eventually.

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Old 15-10-2010, 04:23   #44
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Old 15-10-2010, 04:24   #45
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I've kept the boat about 100 miles from where I lived since I owned her, except when I moved aboard and cruised. The mooring location provided great sailing and interesting local cruising options. It was a 2h drive depending on traffic, but well worth it.

This summer I tried a very close mooring in the West end of LIS and found that I had no inclination to weekend aboard and it was too close to NYC, crowded and hardly a "get away". I moved to an mooring about 45m out in Northport. The short drive is great, but the "cruising grounds" are limited but it's pleasant enough to pass the weekend on the mooring and day sail.

I will move back out to the east end and do the 100 miles drive next season I suspect.

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