Now that we are settled into the new pen at Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club its time to tick off some of those items found during the survey.
Inevitably one overhaul uncovers another needy repair/refurbishment. Given the journey will be a long one, this is not about quick fixes, but repairs and refurbishments that bring about reliability.
The compass came with a large air bubble and a very scratched lens making it impossible to read.
The Engine Control
The engine control, although not up on the survey, I felt it was a little stiff, there were rust stains leaching out the bottom and when I had a look inside I notice big flaking chunks of rust. :-(
Once I got it out this is what I found, needless to say it was beyond repair and needed a new replacement.