With all due respect -- I am curious, what was George working on for so long (5 years?)? Boat must have been a mess if he spent so much time on it and never got around to fixing the tanks/engine/bulkheads/etc.
That lesson about checking the tanks I learned the hard way this year.
1980 S2 9.2A (30') in Anacortes, WA
Aux power 13hp Volvo MD7A