Originally Posted by sailingdog
Personally, I think you should sell one or two of the Danforths,
Wood plugs should be in plastic bags next to through hulls...
You should have a high-capacity manual bilge pump in the cabin
You may want a tether and harness for the dog, to help keep him from doing something stupid and ending up in the water at the wrong time.
As for trolling rigs....
I always have a problem selling things
I'll keep all three anchors I have and I’ll buy Claw. There is marine resell store nearby. They have used Deltas. So, should I get new Claw or used Delta?...
Plugs and thru-hulls. On my boat all four thru-hulls located in same area of about 1 square foot. I guess I’m fine here.
Pump in the cabin. Why? I’m serious. I’m going to do it solo. So, if it’s getting extremely rough I will be outside. Do I really need that pump inside? The system has
1. Electric automatic pump
2. Manual pump in a cockpit
3. I can rig an engine to pump water out
4. I can rig fresh drinking water pump
It is true that I have 2 electric, one semi- electric pump and just one manual pump in the list. So I’d add THE BUCKET as back up to manual pump. Am I wrong?
My dog and tether together is a disaster. I hope I can handle it. Overwise I’ll have another excuse for coming back…
Thanks for the trolling ideas.