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Old 26-03-2014, 02:41   #1
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I CONFESS IM A BOATAHOLIC

I have about ten boats and still looking at boats for sale.

I Desperately need help!

Think the last one may be more than I can chew all at once to use a food analogy.

Sail about Wellington New Zealand.
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Old 26-03-2014, 06:01   #2
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Re: I CONFESS IM A BOATAHOLIC

We are back down to 2 from 6. One fishing boat and one sail boat. But I too, constantly shop for good deals on boats.

If you aren't taking out loans on them or making huge storage payments then your problem isn't so bad. If one entire dock at your marina is dedicated to your addiction, you do need help.

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Old 26-03-2014, 06:39   #3
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That doesn't sounds like a problem to me! However as my better half informs me I might not be the one most qualified to make a diagnosis here...
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Old 26-03-2014, 10:09   #4
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I have about ten boats and still looking at boats for sale.

I Desperately need help!

Think the last one may be more than I can chew all at once to use a food analogy.

Sail about Wellington New Zealand.
We can fully appreciate your condition. Do you count all boats when determining how bad one's condition is, including tenders? Since we're a couple, can we split the number in half so we don't look as bad?

Ok, we're addicts, but we don't want to be cured. So, there....lol
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Old 26-03-2014, 10:16   #5
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I can only imagine when we gather in a boataholic meeting. Bet some more boats are bought.

Wifey B: hehe.....sort of like a sex addicts anonymous meeting? Does anyone think introducing a bunch of sex addicts is going to work out well? Well, we're boataholic's but always interested in the next one.

Hubby B: Ok, have four, but looking for one. As to tenders. oops. 7. But they make good toys around home too. And we have racks in the garage so the ones not in use are stacked and only take one space. Plus a small lift to move them around.
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Old 26-03-2014, 10:56   #6
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A friend of mine has about 7, but I don't think
he's aware of that.
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Old 26-03-2014, 11:21   #7
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You must have lots of dough!!

First name only and you took the first step, you admitted it!! Now follow the 12 steps to recovery.

BTW, if you need help, please send money and I'll provide a solution, paypal or any other means accepted....
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Re: I CONFESS IM A BOATAHOLIC

Ooh, "a small lift to move them around". That's what I need!

Yes, I am a boataholic. My husband had one 14' aluminum fishing boat, plus a 12' jonboat when we met. I had a sailboat, tender, and kayak. Now...well, let's just say they are multiplying like bunnies, it seems. We've sold two and added more than I want to count right now
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I just sold one, so I am down to a cutter and its tender. I feel strangely sad. But I will get over it by putting a new dodger on my cutter.
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Fixing to buy number four, but one is for sale, does it still count?

OK forgot about the canoe, if it counts then five
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Fixing to buy number four, but one is for sale, does it still count?

OK forgot about the canoe, if it counts then five
Yes, they all count. Kayak, Jet Ski. Amphibeans. Air boats. If it floats and can go on water then it counts.

You're one of us. I have you down for 6.
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I know most people in the world do not have boats, but I can't imagine life without one. I'm 43 and have had one for 31 years and before that my relatives had them.

Wifey B: I'm only 34 and have only had them since I met him and he corrupted me and turned me into an addict, constantly feeding me more boats and water. So for me, only 12 years. Was 21 when we met, 22 when we married and first day home from our honeymoon we were on the water boating.
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7 for me..........of course I run an old boat sanctuary
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Welcome aboard!

Why do we do it?

I have friends and relatives that don't have boats. How do they do it? I can't imagine my world without a boat.

A fishing analogy, "I'm hooked."
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Old 28-03-2014, 13:05   #15
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OK,
Four now, my Center Console just sold
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