Dec 9, 2021

CYOB InboxIn response to CYOB last issue:

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interesting you noted ‘But, with a boat you’re on a new, only-vaguely understood path a lot of the time. Like sourcing, changing and understanding a new anode. Perhaps this spring?’
perhaps with the supply line issues for food and everything else you may want to mention to others... when you haul out your boat... take a visual look at all the parts and get online to get them ordered.... if you are lucky you may get them before the end of the next season??? Some items will be in high demand and who knows what we will have to deal with 6 months down the road....
just a suggestion... maybe shopping early keeps the supply chain flowing as compared to everyone jumping on at first day of spring to purchase oils, filters, anodes, etc etc... gee the shelves are empty... Container traffic is backed up...

Changing times
Erich Streckenbach
BC

 

Vague understanding

John, your message from the editor, is timely.

I, too, suffer from the same anxiety, good to know I’m not alone.

Yesterday, I was helping some new members who purchased a San Juan.

They are new to sailing and eager to learn. I was helping them locate some known San Juan water leaks. The blank look on their faces echo your comment, “but with a boat, you’re on a new, only-vaguely understood path a lot of the time.”

G Smith
Toronto

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