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Re: Hi! Bought a sailboat without knowing how to sail..

Thanks for all the advice! A little update...
I took the head completely apart, got the "master" rebuild kit for a groco head, and replaced everything. It was a pretty nasty job but it went alright. Now I have a head that works perfectly! The outboard didnt work when I got her but I rebuilt the carburetor, put in fresh plugs and new fuel and it started right up. Motored around for about 2-3 hours and the engine didnt even hickup. I pulled out all the electronics. Battery, fuse & switch box, and everything in between. It was a hackjob someone did and nothing worked. So the rest of the week ill be rewiring everything. Im also stripping and refinishing all the outside teak. Next week is rebedding all deck hardware. Fun! I actually tried sailing too, I put up the mainsail in 10knot winds but couldnt get her to go anywhere.... haha. So the sailing part still needs some work. But im still having an awesome time!
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