In the aft cockpit, fold away the transom seat to open the battleground. Wash down the bloody decks with a convenient raw-water hose. Freshen hands or rinse tackle with a freshwater faucet in the cockpit. Stainless-steel struts on the fish boxes hold the lids open while you ice down the fish. Belowdecks we found sound management of plumbing and wiring — double-clamped fittings, watertight electrical connections, dual bilge pumps, and easy access to batteries, switches and circuit breakers.