Knowledge and/or information is power!
Accurate & useful information is probably the very best thing that you can stock on your boat.
Don’t have a spare part for every possible failure? How about a parts
& shop manual? Because you can get almost anything, almost anywhere, all you really need is the knowledge
- What part, specifically? (parts list/manual)
- How to replace/repair that part? (experience, shop manual, exploded diagram)
For another interesting perspective, see:
Too much information? Study shows how ignorance can be influential
"... The study, “Influence Through Ignorance,” is the first to thoroughly examine situations in which power comes from controlling the flow of public information, as opposed to the possession of private information ..."
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