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Old 11-09-2008
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Year round sailing in Alaska... What sucks is I had plans (always got plans...) to replace all the mushrooms and backing plates and install real flanged seacocks for every thru-hull. Now I get to just band-aid the problem and save it for later by putting a new NPT ball valve on the old mushroom.
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