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Old 23-01-2014, 01:51   #16
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An enormous thing for us is bottled water. For a three week trip with two crew, 2 of us and 1 or two guests we brought 15 cases of 24 bottles each. Now we're low on soft drinks cause hubby and I don't drink them, just bottled water.
Do You mean 1/2 lt or 1/3 lt bottles?
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Old 23-01-2014, 01:54   #17
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Now, frankly, you're sort of lucky. I don't know any men who get as much closet or drawer space as their wives.
I was just deceitful enough regarding our own boat
You know... Portside for You, starboard for me, Darling. We will be well organised such a way...
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Old 23-01-2014, 01:56   #18
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Wifey B again.....

Ok, enough of me playing Heloise for the night....
Your remarks, as those of Ann T. Cate are extremely helpful and valuable.
I'm just now copying them and sending out to the whole design team
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Old 23-01-2014, 02:00   #19
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I was just deceitful enough regarding our own boat
You know... Portside for You, starboard for me, Darling. We will be well organised such a way...
Wifey B.....There is mine and there is ours.....hehe....

Actually not really how I am at all. Now my hubby would let me be but I make sure he is equal.
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Old 23-01-2014, 04:50   #20
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And high heels? On a boat? Hmmm... must be supermodels for photo shots...



Or maybe Europe is just so very different from around here...



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I bet while cruising the West Med. Lady would have from time to time the opportuninty to wear high heeled sandals or shoes for nice dinner ashore. Not only in Cannes or Portofino

Is St. Barth or Martinique so different? I'm not so sure...
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Old 23-01-2014, 12:36   #21
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Re: Comfort issues - shoe storage.

My guess is that anywhere there is a strong European influence, dress will be more formal. Part of that is climate, part cultural attitudes.
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My guess is that anywhere there is a strong European influence, dress will be more formal. Part of that is climate, part cultural attitudes.

Exactly yes. Even smart casual thing will be often associated with higher heels for women. Not stilettos, by also not flat shoes
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Well, Chris, you even know me "IRL" and I'll admit there are only 4 pair I'm usually wearing in heavy rotation, depending on season, plus running shoes, but I can run down a dock in high heels and I still like to go out and fem it up at times or have business suit and heels type meetings on occasion. And although I parted with more shoes than I kept, I made hard choices to get down to the rather ridiculous 40-ish pair I still have. I think what you'll have in type and quantity depends on whether this is your full time forever home and all shoes come with, or this is vacation cruising, where I'd think a half-dozen pair are a lot.

I have one of those linear hanging organizers full plus have shoes sort of stacked in storage cubbies behind the dinette. Most important thing is good ventilation so they don't get mildew!

OK, fair point, full time living aboard is different from our situation so maybe I spoke (typed) too soon.

But I'm still not wearing any high heels!



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I was just deceitful enough regarding our own boat
You know... Portside for You, starboard for me, Darling. We will be well organised such a way...

That sounds like a perfect arrangement. She can keep her shoes to port, and you can keep the spare parts on the starboard side. And save even More space by using your shoes to cushion the more delicate spares...
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Re: Comfort issues - shoe storage.

In fact my Dearest is much better organized person than me, and it's me who is crowding the boat with useless items, I must admit
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Re: Comfort issues - shoe storage.

She's letting you design a 75' yacht.

I'd give her a LOT of leeway on shoe storage.
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Re: Comfort issues - shoe storage.

I think you're going to need a bigger boat...:-)
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Anyway 75 footer is FAAAAAAAAAAAR out of my reach
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Re: Comfort issues - shoe storage.

Wow. Talk about first world problems. I have a problem stowing shoes on my 75 foot yacht.
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