Boat manufacturers have improved the overall safety of their products enormously, but there is still the tendency with some to be swayed by the marketing department rather than the engineers. As the French say, plus ça change, plus la meme chose. In other words, the more things change—in this case boats—the more they stay the same, especially when it comes to the design flubs and flops about which some boat owners perennially complain.
One surveyor's quick actions, and West Marine's advice on battery charging.
Charging batteries, exploding boats, comments about Never Finished
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