The most important thing is wear a life jacket, Avoid high speeds until you get a feel for the boat & avoid drastic course changes until you have some experience with the vessel. It will be a fun time.
I just received my highly recommended Yorkshire tea , it’s very good but it was missing something. I added some Cuban rum & it hit the spot on a rainy day. A few cups of that tea & nobody will care if their fly lines not laying out straight. Carry on !
it was made in a logging town( Darrington wa.), by a long time traditional method that started in north Carolina. it is now legally made by a local legal Distillery based in Arlington Washington . the homemade stuff from a still in the woods is still around ,also known as stump water.
Airflo lines are very popular in my part of the world , maybe it's a special European line that has memory coils designed to protect your delicate leaders. never had a problem with them. It's the Rio lines & their short life span that are cursed in my area.
The hooks I’m using are AlecJackson north country fly hooks,Alec gave them to me just before he past. They are size 5 which I think are to big.The thread I’m using is a British brand 15/0 which is quite nice to the with.