How A Boat Can Make Retirement A Pleasure

Written by John Edwardson

Boats are a fine part of any man's retirement. They give us something to do, offer us new places to see and keep us active mind, body and spirit. We in turn need to care for our boats. Repair and maintenance, proper crewing and proper financing including boat insurance are all things that we need to do to keep our boats safe.

Everyone needs something to do. When we retire far too many of us lose our will to keep striving. All of us, need to feel needed, we need to feel like we are doing something worthwhile. For women, this is often simplyrepparttar continuation of home life and domestic tranquility that made up most of their lives.

Men onrepparttar 149738 other hand live their lives with a goal. We work for fifty or more years striving to bring homerepparttar 149739 bacon. Having a goal in front of us is necessary for our psyche. Many men simply die after retiring because they have nothing to do.

Having a boat gives a man something to do. Keeping it in good repair, learningrepparttar 149740 skills needed to keep it sailing smoothly and keeping track ofrepparttar 149741 finances including things like boat insurance keeps them sharp.

A boat can take you places you have never been before and no two sunrises arerepparttar 149742 same at sea. You will travel to new places and meet new people, something that will keep anyone young at heart.

Why Boat Insurance Is A Necessity

Written by John Edwardson

Boat insurance is necessary for all boat owners who live on or really value their boats. If it is something that you feel you must replace then you need to insure it. If you live on your boat it is absolutely necessary that it be insured. Who would want to lose their home?

Also most boats are financed inrepparttar beginning. The lending company will insist on insurance in those cases just as they would with a house or a car. This is not unreasonable; they have as much to lose inrepparttar 149737 financial sense as you do if anything happens torepparttar 149738 boat.

Some areas are more dangerous than others for boaters. While some of those areas are famous or infamous 'the Bermuda Triangle' andrepparttar 149739 Dardanelles others are less well known but can be just as dangerous.

Cape Disappointment in Washington State is one ofrepparttar 149740 most dangerous areas onrepparttar 149741 seas whenrepparttar 149742 conditions are right (or wrong). You need to be just as prepared when you offrepparttar 149743 Pacific coast of Washington and have your boat insurance in order as you do when you are sailing from Bermuda to Florida.

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