Today… and yesterday…. Yankee Girl was dropped gently into the water. It has been over 3 years since we shipped into Burbridge & Wilson on the flat bed of an 18 wheel truck.
I can not begin to express what all this little boat has taught me thus far. From electrical to installing thru hulls. Don’t get me wrong. By no means do I know it all.
I have a lot to learn. Often, I feel like I am starting from zero. Yankee Girl will humble you in a heart beat. She is making me work for this… every step of the way. I have never shied away from hard work. Embrace the struggle. It will only make me stronger. Well, Yankee Girl is the best Life Coach in the world!!
Tomorrow, I will work on the Pancakes cooling system. Test the raw water intake and see what the condition of the impeller is. We are also eagerly anticipating the arrival of our Sta-Lok cap shroud threaded stud.
And why did we splash twice? Yesterday when we were splashed, the sea cock in the galley sink was leaking. It was leaking from the pad and the actual sea cock. With one talented friend, a kind gesture, and fast action, the sea cock was replaced. The difference between a sea cock and valve. A sea cock has a base that if “knocked” will not break off. The consequences of breaking off or being damaged: Leak.