I have severe emphysema (30% or my lungs left) which makes it tough to do heavy work. I have found, however, that sailing isn't too big of a problem. I do plan on changing the halyard
winches over to electric
Right now I'm located in Skowhegan, just about the center of the state. It takes me an hour and a half to get to the ocean.
Once I get through with the divorce and the selling of my home, I plan on heading south for the winter, or as much of it as I can and only return to Maine when it is warm (July 4th or so).