Just thinking....a deaf and non-speaking driver would be great. power of concentration, feel, and all that. plus, how many times have we yelled from the front "shut up and drive the fuckin boat!.
put your friend on the stick and you trim
Not a bad idea. All I need to do is teach him to drive.
Actually, the stick is one of my least favorite places to be. I'd rather be moving around, getting things done. So this idea is even better.