(Closed) Boat or Wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Money
  • poll: Which would you choose?
    Boat and small JOP : (5 votes)
    23 %
    Wedding and boat sometime later in life... : (15 votes)
    68 %
    Udder.....see below : (2 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    1940 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    My FH wants a boat so very bad also.  He found one last summer and wanted to buy it.  However, to me it is more important at this point in my life to get married and buy the boat in a year or two.  He agreed so looking for a boat is on hold. 

    Post # 4
    1115 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I don’t know…have you looked into the costs of maintaining a boat? It’s pretty expensive. Can you afford to keep it up afterwards?

    If you can, and you can fix it up, then it sounds like a good investment.

    Then you can do a small wedding…JOP, dinner w/ family, and sail away on your boat for your honeymoon…

    Post # 5
    625 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    What is more important to you? having the luxury to escape to the Caribbean for months on end (JEALOUS!) or a one day affair but one you will remember and cheerish the rest of your life? how about you have both? get the boat now (craigslist prob won’t last long) and plan a destination wedding (vow renewal?) in the carribbean later down the road 🙂 good luck!

    Post # 6
    1890 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Boats are a lot of upkeep, and 5 hours is really far–you’d never be able to just spend the day out on the boat.  Maybe get a boat when you live closer to the water?

    Post # 7
    14494 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    So funny that you wrote this post because I also had to make this choice. I choose the boat. We had the choice to buy a boat and have a small wedding or a large lavish wedding. Not a choice for me, the boat wins every time. We spend most of our summers on water whether it is fishing or sporting.

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