One thing I dislike about boats
There is a very short list of things I dislike about living on a boat. One of the items on that list though is the mess that must be created every time a project needs to be worked on.
To give the non-boaters an idea of what I am talking about, imagine living in a room. A small room. Imagine that all of your “stuff” is in this room, and stored efficiently in compartments, layered one on top of the other. Now imagine what that room would end up looking like when you need to acquire 2 or 3 key items from the bottom of this layered structure.
So, you’ve gone and destroyed your serene living quarters by removing countless items from their compartments and now you need to start working on your project. So you drill, and cut, and run wires, leaving remnants of this construction (carnage?) in your wake, all on top of those displaced items. This is what I dislike. This is what our boat looks like now in the midst of our radio install.
A benefit to having such a small living environment though is that it doesn’t take too long to get it all ship-shape again. And thankfully, that will happen soon, which is why I don’t stress too much about this.