I have heard much about keeping a cruising boat
below 40 feet/12 meters because the slip and dry storage fees
increase dramatically above that size. The limited information I have found online suggests the increase is more gradual and that a 43 foot/13 meter monohull
is not really much more than one below the 40 foot mark.
We plan to leave in two years and cruise
the world. We will likely be leaving the boat
in various locations for as much as 6 months at a time, so we would like to get a grip on the nuances of dry storage fees
as we make our final boat selection.
Does anyone have any thoughts or observations on storage fees as it relates to boats in this size range? Is there a large increase in fees or is it simply linear?