No low quality mild steel gear
on this Boat, not even for a seacock opener.
I have decided to buy a good quality telescopic aluminium boathook. She packs down to 92cm and has been officially named Shortaas and will get her own clip position. I am also going to put a bit of brightly coloured paint or tape on the lever so that I can see it easily. The next step, once all the panels
are in is to have a competition to see how fast each person can get to that seacock and close/open it.
The seacocks all get opened and closed every couple of weeks.
Designing and fitting out a boat is like a huge 3d jigsaw. Working stuff out in drawings is one thing, but fitting it all in a boatshaped space, juxtaposing safety
, practicality, comfort; and staying sane is quite another. It's no wonder the British navy