Larry was asking the local harbor master what he thought of the
aluminum boats he has been using for the past four years. "Really find them
practical but, you know, when we were doing the spring refit this year, found
a lot of pitting inside the hull. We searched the bilges and found the answer.
Had some new wiring installed and the electrician had cut a lot of copper electrical
wires and left the tiny bits of copper behind. Only three months and that copper
caused enough electrolysis to pit the hull plating." So, now they do a complete
and very thorough vacuuming of their alloy boats whenever anyone has been working