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Anybody want to buy half a boat?!

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PacificDogwood Mon 10-Aug-15 21:26:42

Sigh.

DH's midlife crisis includes boat, speed boats, bloody noisy expensive things.

So, last year he bought a half share in a new boat, v lovely expensive thing, with a friend. They now want to sell.
I don't want to spend ever more money the other half of our boat, dammit!!

So, anybody here in the market for half a boat?!

No, thought not sad

Fecking hell.

AgentProvocateur Mon 10-Aug-15 21:31:10

Ha ha - no thanks. Although DH's mid-life crisis involved buying Practical Boatowner (and hiding it in his work bag). Maybe it's a Scittish bloke thing - like going back to their Viking roots. Would love to see a photo of said boat, though.

PacificDogwood Mon 10-Aug-15 21:33:05

Darn. You're useless, Agent, you are. Humph.

He has also aquired 6 (yes, six!!) bikes in the last couple of years. He is a fully signed up MAMIL.

Do you know what "B O A T" stands for??

PacificDogwood Mon 10-Aug-15 21:35:39

The vessel in question

AgentProvocateur Mon 10-Aug-15 21:42:10

That would be lovely on the three sunny days we get a year. Not so much on the other 362...

And I feel your pain with the bikes. And the accessories. Every day, another Wiggle package. Could have bought a sports car each with the bike money...wink

OOAOML Tue 11-Aug-15 19:09:03

My Dad must have had a monster midlife crisis, he did parachuting, then got a speedboat and went water skiing (I did that too, it was good fun) and a motorbike. He calmed down after the motorbike.

FiveGoMadInDorset Tue 11-Aug-15 19:14:22

That's nice, but wrong end of the country ( and I would have to sell one of my children to afford it)

Iggi999 Wed 12-Aug-15 17:00:14

I will look after it for you Five, you can come and visit it whenever you want wink

Lancelottie Wed 12-Aug-15 17:01:42

I'm guessing Bit Of A Twat, Pacific?

APlaceInTheWinter Wed 12-Aug-15 17:07:32

It's beautiful. sorry I know that's no help

DH's MLC has involved looking at numerous campervans; American motorhomes; in fact every type of home on wheels that you could think of. I think this may be the summer where he actually tips over from looking at them to buying one. I find myself repeating at regular intervals 'but I like hotels; but I like hotels; . . .'

Iggi999 Fri 14-Aug-15 17:58:28

Want to buy half a camper van, Aplaceinthewindow? grin

Mrsjayy Sat 15-Aug-15 21:01:30

Nah dh has his own half of a fishing boat sigh the way he goes on you would think it was deadliest friging catch hmm

RumAppleGinger Sun 16-Aug-15 18:20:00

DH is currently away on a boat he has hired with his brother to do the Caledonian Canal. I'll let you know when he's back!

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