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List: 10 great boating towns for retirement

The magazine from the nation's largest recreational boat owners group, BoatUS, includes in its June/July issue of BoatUS Magazine, the editors’ Top 10 picks for the most boat-friendly American communities.

Included is information on boating amenities, opportunities for gunkholing and fishing, the length of the boating season, living costs, median home prices, taxes, weather, transportation, top hospitals, and all kinds of cultural activities. Post-career planning tips are also offered to help make the right choice.

The list includes some obvious notables — Annapolis, Md.; Portland, Maine, and San Diego, Calif. — as well as some low-key hideaways.

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