Never trust what the tech says they did
For the first time in decades I let someone else do the water winterizing on our boat last Winter. And I suspect they did it the stupid way dumping pink into the water tanks.
And we I talked to them after recommissioning last month I was told they prepped the water system and it was 'ready to go'.
Must've not done anything other than just topped up the water tanks.
I made the mistake of letting my kid go back to the boat to take a shower, telling him to just flip the water heater breaker and wait a bit for it to heat up. I got back to the boat just about the time the shower started and OH THE STINK. Yep, water heater must still have had pink in it.
Two hours and 300 gallons later I think I've flushed the system reasonably well, using a bit of bleach every so often.
Suspect I'll have to check the element in the water heater too.
But hey, boating is FUN, right?
-- Bill Kearney
2005 Eastbay 47 FB - Solstice, w/Highfield CL360 tender