There a a bunch of things active fleets do during the winter to make the next summer better. This is an invitation to discussion. Spread teh knowledge. What do you do to enhance next year? Or...tell us about your new idea before you try it. Maybe we can lear collectively from the mistakes and steal each other's great ideas. Personally? I have a overriding philosophy and I came up with a descriptive analogy today that I liked so well this thread resulted. Feel free to take this thought processa nd run with it>>> Fleets are a lot like a small outboard motor. Sometimes you put in the right gas and pull until both your hands hurt and your result is nothing. More often, you pull a few times and it runs, stops, needs another pull, runs longer, stops, needs a pull, finally runs on its own or burns out and quits. No matter how well it seems to be running, sooner or later it will need a little gas and another tug on the cord. The best possible outboard motor experience comes when others offer to bring gas, pull the cord and generally help maintain the motor.