Cleaning

Much as I like living at anchor, occasionally I have a bug problem.  Not inside, as I have good screens, but outside.  They can coat everything.

They seem to have an incredibly short life span.  Swarming in the evening, dead in the morning.

So this spring I brought a 1/2 hp utility pump aboard.  Just got finished washing down the outside, and it works fine.  Hang it over the side and use a garden hose.  The pressure is adequate, a little low on the flybridge, but generally a good solution.

I could also use this as an emergency pump if I started taking on a lot of water.  I’m happy with this arrangement.

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