First...    
  don't whine
   Second...
  it will break someday
   Third...
  maintenance,maintenance, maintenance
  With our first boat, I paid little attention to maintenance like greasing the winches, or lubricating the
  hatch hinges.  Not surprisingly, 3/4 of the winches froze up within months of
  each other, as did the hatch hinges.   It's all about maintenance...
    Fourth...
  every venture off the mooring...is an "adventure"
    Where we visited 20 years ago...is now overrun and crowded...
  go now!
  the world is getting smaller and smaller
    This list could/should go on and on and on...
   
   
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