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 Was wondering if anyone has any knowledge of a marina being allowed to deny you dock slip access after you’re still bottom house Boat has passed inspection and also has insurance and registration. I am in a real bind here on Lake Allatoona and can’t find a marina that will allow me to store my boat there

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A guess would be size and how much strain the houseboat will put on the docks during very high winds.

Houseboats do change the feeling and appearance  of a marina. 

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Store a boat or dock/moore it there? Assuming that you are talking about docking a boat for the boating season ...

A houseboat in a marina could be like an elephant in the glasshouse. The size, the squarish shape of the hull, the large beam, and poor maneuverability makes it a bit ackward in the otherwise perfectly safe marina. The catamarans, for the same reasons, are not welcomed in some marinas.

Another issue could be related to the kind of boating/lifestyle/parting the houseboats accommodate ... the liveabord crowds and large groups can bring drama to any marina that allows for it.

Keep in mind that this is somebody business and they set the rules as they are responsible for keeping everything safe and everybody satisfied. If things go wrong, the marina owner/operator might be held liable. If other users feel unsafe or cramped, the owner/operator will hear about it and if the problem continues they might start getting bad reviews and/or start losing good customers.

If they do not want you there, you do not want to be there. You might try to present your situation and ask them for a temporary accommodations until you find a more permanent solution. Hope you can get this squared away soon.

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Deliberate loud exhaust noise. Seems stupid. 

If you want to be noticed as being different ?  You have to take the rejection from the majority of  average peoples feelings you decided to disregard.

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