Hi Steve, welcome to the forum. Dont worry about asking questions, we all need to know, the hardest part is not knowing the question to ask. Not a problem, just give us your problem, ls of answers or suggestions will be forthcoming, just remember to ask!!!
Thanks Mark I'm in the process of sorting out the boat which has been aground for about 10 years and is looking a bit sorry for itself. It's a Bilings White Star which I got for my son who used it about six times and has sat on the shelf ever since. Regards Steve.