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    Houseboat, float home, or barge, I've always wanted a home where I could change the view.









    This is a lot of fun to think about. . .





    Kept to 12 feet to satisfy moorage requirements this could be widened to 14 x 38, the house could be to any taste one prefers.
    http://www.kastenmarine.com/houseboat.htm
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    Sausalito

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    Nosce te ipsum

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    Nosce te ipsum

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Dryfoot View Post
    This one just clutters up an otherwise beautiful cove.
    I was born on a wooden boat that I built myself.

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    But you'd have to wear a PFD 24/7. Lucky they are so comfortable.

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    There is an old casino that has been sitting near here unused for years that you could probably pick up pretty cheap.


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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post


    Sausalito
    I kayaked by that a lot in the 90’s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gib Etheridge View Post
    I agree completely

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    Srinagar, Kashmir………..





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    ^ Mate of mine used to rent them in the summer months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gib Etheridge View Post
    You and me both, Gib.

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    I like the idea of a shanty, a lot, but this might be one of the few areas where I'm more inclined towards a modern design. For me the emphasis is on home, and not so much boat.

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    Really, I think a stern wheeler would be ideal. Just enough house, just enough boat.

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    Nosce te ipsum

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    A basement, no less...
    Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.

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    Sausalito had a barge that looked like an island in the late 80's.
    What happened to that, you know Ted?

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    Very common, particularity for the larger of the breed. Besides, where else are you going to put your workshop?

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    they are cool, but there are very few places in NJ where you can dock one. I only know of one marina in the area, and it's not one of those places you would want to dock ANYTHING. You also pay property taxes on those things here, they tax you by the square footage of "shadow" you put on the bottom.
    In my work with the defendants (at the Nuremberg Trails 1945-1949)
    I was searching for the nature of evil and I now think I have come close to defining it. A lack of empathy. Its the one characteristic that connects all the
    defendants, a genuine incapacity to feel with their fellow men.

    Evil, I think, is the absence of empathy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Haberland View Post
    they are cool, but there are very few places in NJ where you can dock one. I only know of one marina in the area, and it's not one of those places you would want to dock ANYTHING. You also pay property taxes on those things here, they tax you by the square footage of "shadow" you put on the bottom.
    They are dying everywhere, victims of the gentrification of view. Marinas that accept float homes are becoming rare, or they are planned communities where you pay through the nose.
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    Camping 2017 075.jpg"you pay through the nose." Not if you know of a secret little hidey hole 10 miles from the nearest habitation. Working on it, just have to live long enough.

    Camping 2017 074.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by purri View Post
    ^ Mate of mine used to rent them in the summer months.
    Family friend, Ella Tubbs, ex matron of Geelong Grammar also. Died in a plane crash on the way there decades ago.

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    '' You ain't gonna learn what you don't want to know. ''
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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Sausalito
    Ah, the good old dayes



    I lived at Kappas the summer before ... This was a legal, designated anchorage, too. Look at those hills before the yuppies destroyed the place


    Quote Originally Posted by amish rob View Post
    Really, I think a stern wheeler would be ideal. Just enough house, just enough boat.
    Go rent Dear Brigitte. Ignore the acting and the plot. Just the waterfront scenes are worth it.

    The Issaquah was even better than a stern-wheeler tho. She was the cutest potential houseboat in the whole Bay. Perfect size, adorable appearance.

    Nice writeup

    http://theava.com/archives/23500

    but maybe not popular around here
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gib Etheridge View Post
    Camping 2017 075.jpg"you pay through the nose." Not if you know of a secret little hidey hole 10 miles from the nearest habitation. Working on it, just have to live long enough.

    Camping 2017 074.jpg
    Perfect. I day dream about places like that, with nice little fast moving stream for a micro hydro setup. A second float for a veggie garden and a small greenhouse.
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