given what i've read about the issues you've got I am very surprised that the authorities haven't done what they did here and build a wind
farm roughly 5 miles square right in front of the two most problematic towns on the north wales coast.
we used to be able to dry out on the beach (i had a twin fin) and then go into the towns do whatever it is that they needed to do including go t owork etc... and then go back to their boats afterwards - there were only ever a dozen or so boats there and all were more than seaworthy
and all in top shape and no louts and loud music
and we generally left everyone alone but we used the stores and the other facilities that the town had and we all spent our money
in those towns.
then they built the windfarm - the result was that no one could go there - can't really use the beach except for maybe a spring tide which doesn't help anyone and the money
we spent and the few passing boats spent - i'm sure helped quite a few businesses out. we didn't pay for where we were - but in other ways we did pay cos we all paid taxes
, we all paid duties on the goods we bought - those that used public transport paid for it. the one remaining place is just full of junkyard worthy ex fishing
boats and there are no cruisers - very few new or newish boats - the marinas
can't charge mega bucks cos the people wouldnt pay it and those boats that are in the marina i'm pretty sure don't move year after year.
the interesting thing is that when the wind
blows like it does here - the turbines can't turn cos the wind is too strong - now forgive me but isn't a wind turbine supposed to work when it's windy ????? answers on a postcode for that one - oh and the government
subsidises all the wind turbines that have taken our anchorages
and stolen our seascapes --- it's just a mess. i'm surprised that california
hasn't already done this and put lots of wind turbines in places where they don't want boats. the government
also did it in liverpool bay where people used to drop a hook and then use the local services and stores -- now the authorities want everyone to use the extremely expensive marinas
which by the way can only be accessed at spring tide or very high tides --- in other maybe once a month you can get in/out of a marina - if you're lucky. as for living aboard
its heavily frowned upon - you get a few but not many. the anchorages
and beaches for drying out have been filled with turbines and other places that haven't got turbines got a total ban on vessels lying up on them -- at low tide the water
mark can be 1 or 2 miles away from the towns