I don't know your type of generator. Foster has posted earlier some installation pictures. Please find enclosed some pictures of my installation of Whisper Power 3,5 gen set. It is the same as Mastervolt 3,5. I installed it in the sb aft…"
That's the box I was thinking of. It's not the windlass relay, but the relay or switch that controls the feed of 12V to the control side of the relay under the berth in the forepeak. This is probably the weakest point of the windlass…"
It seems like control relay failure. The control relay is mounted on the engine just behind the alternator (that's the case on B43). It is a small box (aprox 2,5x2,5x2,5 cm) which is grounded to the dynamo. Check the cables; the…"
Restarting the discussion in order to inform other B owners about hydraulic adjustable back stay system. I have'nt had time to test it properly, but will do next weekend. Here are a few pictures:
Correct. Tevfik has got it right. I am always running the system with only one valve open in order to keep track on consumption. It also helps me keep track on the state of freshness of the water. I prefer to empty one tank before it is filled…"
Have you checked that the valve that close/open the pipe to the fwd tank on the manifold is closed? The manifold wthe the valves is located in the space next to the water boiler (in the sofa)
"Also If you know Pigalopp by email. I was interested in their "running backstays to stabilize the mast when reefed and using a solent on the removable front stay.
Do you have any information on this and how they did it ?
The Mass combo is in the starboard lazarette where we also put the original charger dedicated to the starting battery and the bow thruster. It is controlled at the chart table as the generator by the Mastervolt network. The 230V is the one…"