Dealing with an IPS system can be a challenge - the Volvo technician out in the Caribbean that had to deal with our 50 hour inspection to maintain the manufacturer’s warranty was, to put it politely, stumped by the entire package. It was quite obvious that he had never seen anything like it before. Attempting a repair on the system in a remote location would be challenging.
The Osprey 38 meets all of my most important requirements of what makes a good tender except for the ease of maintenance. It is a high tech machine that requires skilled engineers to maintain it. Thankfully the craft is of such a high quality that even a four year old boat that we chartered for three months last summer never missed a single beat.
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