Gulp! You're a brave, brave man. Tell her to pony up some cash or she's off the team damn it! Just kidding.My crew is my wife. We sail together so...I was thinking that your partner would also be your crew (or driver). If your crew has a vested interest in the program, that's a real attitude changer. Of course, you both need to get along exceedingly well for something like that to work without it ending in something akin to a very messy divorce.No I'm a little OCD when it comes to my boat. Plus then you have to deal with the who gets the boat this weekend problem.Have you considered partnering with someone? Figure about $12K to $13K each should do it.