Check out the thread about a "fan" on a boat - if you let that guy use your boat for experiments - you might just have a taker.
Is it just me - or would that be a match made in heaven?
Also, dude! I knew nothing about boats when I looked for mine, but through a lot of thorough research and asking a lot of questions - did not get taken for a big ride like you (and I am just a "young chick who doesn't even sail")!
I have this bridge I'd like you to take a look at when you get a chance