MIKE SPRINGER/Gloucester Daily Times
Bill Lee of Rockport cleans the air intake for the engine of his marine surveying vessel, the Ocean Reporter, Monday morning in Rockport Harbor. The diesel engine blew a head gasket recently and Lee is waiting for a new one. He said it was lucky the breakdown happened when it did. "If you're gonna have a problem," Lee said, "it's better to have it in the winter. I go seven days a week starting the beginning of March."