Originally Posted by Wojo
thanks Kanani you are a wealth of information.
Now ....if I find a boat early I'll have to have her in a berth or put her up in dry storage
. While that's happening she'll get fitted out for ocean passage
So..... I was wondering what the average rate was for berthing or getting a hardstand
Getting a slip or mooring
in Hawaii is next to impossible. They have all kinds of empty slips and moorings but politics dictates that they have these long waiting lists....it makes no sense but that's just the way it is and it has been that way for 20 years.
It used to be (pre-1990) that you could go into Keehi Lagoon
anywhere (I lived there at the time). In 1990 they put in moorings where the yachts were anchored and forced everyone to get an inspection
and move onto a mooring
. Since then, a great deal of the moorings have been empty for years but they tell you that they are full and you must get on a waiting list.
To get a hardstand, contact:
(Keehi Marine Center - Honolulu, HI) Boatyard
However, it's not like most places where you can store your boat on the hard
. In Hawaii, it's more $ to keep it on the hard
than in a slip or mooring (if you can get one).
The fact is...Hawaii politics is VERY
unfriendly to boaters.