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Old 09-12-2015, 15:39   #1
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Easing into liveaboard

My new bride and I are going to ease into the liveaboard life over the next few years. What do I mean by that? Well I have a career that allows me to live wherever I want so long as I have a decent sized airport to fly in/out of (consultant). However she has three kids and we will be keeping a small home/townhouse base for "family roots". So I am looking at marina's within a 6-8 hour drive from Atlanta. She prefers going south versus east (Gulf/Florida instead of NC/SC).

We would live on the boat for a month or two at a time and then head back to Atlanta. What marina's would you recommend and why? We are open to both east and west coast of Florida.

If I do have to travel while living aboard for work I want a place that will be safe for her alone on the boat and provide some activities in/near the marina.

One area we are looking at is Port Charlotte, we are probably going down there for spring break to look around.
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Old 09-12-2015, 16:58   #2
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Re: Easing into liveaboard

Look at Vero Beach FL Great cruising community and plenty of things to do.

Second choice would be St Augustine.

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Thank you Double-Wide! St. Augustine is also on the short list for a variety of reasons, including family local to the area.
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