So often someone’s time aboard can be spoilt by a small problem. I once used to have a boss who said “Don’t bring me your problems bring me the solution. This works well for most problems and I try to apply it.
A chap turned up at the yard a bit distressed that he had a water leak at both ends of his boat. Our engineer girlie type put a new seal in the engine water filler and that was sorted, I split the water pump at the front, greased the seal with Vaseline that too was sorted. Two days later he came back on his way home and said the leak had not reappeared. Reeeeeeesult!
Surely we all do what we can, well I like to think we do!