I would like to be able to go a bit farther out on the lake - out of sight of shore. To do this, I'd like to have my VHF working. To do that I need to terminate the cable ends and get the power feed in place. I've never terminated VHF connectors, so that will be a new trick for my bag. The wiring itself will be pretty easy. I'm going to flush-mount the unit in the port coaming recess in the main cabin. Should look pretty slick when I'm done.
Second, I want to be able to go out to watch the sunset and have a glass of wine. To do that I need to get my nav lights connected again. That shouldn't be too hard for the bow and stern lights as the wire is already there (although I think I'll be replacing it with tinned wire). The steaming light and deck light need to go through the new deck connector though, which is a bit more of a pain in the butt. I need to merge two wires into one for that connector. Not exactly sure how that will work, but I'll figure it out.
Number three on the list is re-installing the fresh water tank to get it out of my garage and finish the work I need to do in the forepeak. And finally, I need to get a new holding tank so I can connect the toilet.
Oh yeah, and I'd love to get my instruments hooked up! That's probably the easiest thing on the list, but it's not the most important since I really don't sail anywhere that I need to worry about depth, and speed it really just a cool toy more than a necessity.
Many, many other tasks await, but these are the priorities. Lights, Radio, and tanks. Notice, there's NO fiberglass grinding involved? So nice to have that behind me.
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