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Old 05-28-2007, 10:30 PM
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Are high gas prices affecting your boating? I know I have personally cut back...way back. I am even thinking of trading down to a much smaller boat.

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Old 05-29-2007, 06:17 AM
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The local boat traffic around me is way down. Most of the cabin cruisers are now floating summer homes.
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Yes and no,
We didn't use the Nordic this weekend, BUT we did use the Seadoo all weekend, and had a blast. And it only used about 15 gallons of gas! Plus, the wife drives the Seadoo, ( she doesn't drink on the boat), and I can have a few adult beverages, DJ, and NOT have to drive!!!
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Doing more floating and less boating
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Not stopping boating, just not taking those useless trips down river and back.
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Are high gas prices affecting your boating?
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F the gas prices It won't stop me from enjoying my sport, however, I don't run 70 miles up the Sound to go boating at the east end of Long Island anymore. I keep the trips reasonable but still use it plenty.
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still the same habits, all the hangout spots are 17 miles up the lake, will make up the gas money somewhere else in the budget.
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It has not changed my boating habits at all. In fact I bet that I do 1000% mroe boating then I did last year ..... If Timmy gets my trim pump situation worked out!!!
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