Thanks for the advice. I didn't understand that most marinas out there don't typically have on-the-hard storage. As a result, if I wanted to store BlueJacket on the hard before launching her, I'd have to use a company like San Diego Boat Movers. They'd charge $500 to offload the boat and another $760-960 to move her to a marina and then the marina launching fees
. On top of that it would be $340/mo for storage. That doesn't make a lot of economic sense.
I've checked with several boat yards (Driscol's Mission Bay, Marine
Group, Shelter Island and Knight & Carver) and the pricing is quite different to launch the boat, but crane time was pretty similar. At K&C it was $410 + 180/hr crane, Driscol's was $480 + 200/ half hour crane, Shelter Island was $600 + 150 crane, and the Marine
Group was $800 + $180/hr crane. So I can pretty much figure that one out.
Then I need a marina to store the boat in for Oct-Mar. I'm looking for something that has reasonable docks/infrastructure and has good security
. Since I won't be there, amenities don't matter much. It was suggested that I look in the S end of the bay. Any suggestions there?