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Puzzled by winter storage options

Wondering if you guys can share some knowledge...
I need to submit my request for fall service/winter storage to the yacht yard and am not real sure what is necessary, a luxury, or a ripoff. Help please?

1. Oil change/engine mechanic will change the oil for cheap
before I sail back to the yachtyard. They charge $160 to winterize.

2. Battery you remove from your boat? They want $45/ea to
store and load test.

3. Winterize head/holding tank....they charge $30 & up. I think I can do this.

4. Shrink wrap...they charge $620 (which I think is ridiculous)...should I just
tarp like crazy? What supplies do I need to do this?

5. Winch maintenance? Steering system tune-up? Outdrive service?

Thanks a million for any first time doing this is overwhelming!

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