There is so much to learn about a new boat! Not just how she sails and/or motors — and how to start the engine, check the oil, deploy the anchor and so on — but all the other systems as well.Where do the water lines run? Where are the thru-hulls? Where are the bilge pumps? How are they wired? How do I turn them on?
The list goes on and on. It’s stuff you really need to know, but how do you learn it without going nuts?
My husband, who had worked in heavy industy and oversaw the installation of several new systems, had a great idea. Listen in to learn how we did it:
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