Received verbal from Nick re the reverse. Problem caused by chafing wire on control harness of outboard. Fully repaired, tested and operational. Carried out upgrades and replacement to rod holders and fender brackets.
Maracaibo to Dinner Bay on Mayne Island. Problems experienced with outboard – stalling when reverse engaged. Reported to Nick of Mid Isle Marine. No time to repair before a trip to North Pender tomorrow but will attend immediately on my return.