With all due respect, you're not thinking of putting this poor girl to work, fiberglassing your electrical plumbing to your diesel?... and THEN
making her cook while standing night watch?
Dude, she just wants to sail on a boat starting in Key West, and ending up ... somewhere.
You and I are freezing our cajones up here in New England... She does NOT want to sail with us.
(maybe Smack, or CD, but not us