Magnet effect

Our next-door neighbor
Our next-door neighbor, just a leap away at the closest

We often prefer anchor or buoy over quay or pontoon, if there is a choice at our selected destination. Privacy is just partly the reason. The feeling is freer and more outdoorsy, when surrounded by water rather the other boats. And we like that feeling. But not all agree. Some prefer to anchor right next to others, even though there is plenty of space at the anchorage. This is the magnet effect.

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Ostøya

Latitude: 59° 52.581 N
Longitude: 10° 34.73 E

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