Originally Posted by Dooglas
Actually, it is just as easy to go anywhere in a sailboat as it ever was. Perhaps you meant it is getting more and more difficult to anchor
for longer periods in most inland and coastal waters of the US. Yes, that is the result of more boaters and more waterfront property owners, while the amount of available waterways in the US have not changed significantly.
Well, I wasn't talking about the sailing itself, but the ever tightening regulations
that restrict what you do on the way or when you get to your destination
or anchorage. For example, I see that the state of Georgia
is trying to restrict anchoring in transit along it's stretch of the ICW
by requiring some kind of permit