George has spent the last month down at the harbor where the boat has been hauled out in dry dock. In addition to painting when thunder storms aren’t raging, G has been hard at work installing a brand new auto pilot, new engine controls, a shaft alley bilge pump, and miscellaneous other projects.
George is a genius at reading manuals, understanding assembly, and has amazing spacial reasoning skills. I’ve never seen a project he couldn’t (or didn’t) complete whether it was remodeling a bathroom, leveling a yard, putting trim on a basement, or figuring out taxes and crew shares.
Even so, he wasn’t thrilled when my new “Manager’s Desk” was delivered recently… in a million pieces.
“I’m pretty tired of manuals and assembling things,” he said. Considering what he’s been doing on the boat all month, who could blame him?
Here’s where we are: