my wife and I own a 1978 custom built (brown design ) trimaran named wanderer II . She's a dream to sail and tough as nails , I've rode every hurricane out onboard since and including Ivan . we ended up 14 ft above sea level on that one . I was a maritime engineer for 20 years and just can't stay off the water . well I guess I've run my keys enough later . Ron
just local fishing and fun on the Wanderer , but lots of ports from alaska to brazil to africa and maine as an engineer . plus my time in Vietnam on the USS Chicago CG 11 westpac '66-'68
Just grabbed a mooring at Man-O-War in the Abaco. Great sail in 30knt winds the boat stands up well. I did notice when I went below that there is a foam backed plastic apron in the forward cabin that covers the screw nails…"
"The two hoses you mentioned have probably been replaced more than 5 yrs ago, the hose to the bowl was changed 4 yrs ago. Somebody advised me to use seawater vaseline in the joints - easier to install and also remove next time. By the way, most…"
"Thanks. Unfortunately I had to remove the tank for repair.The material is PE. Finally got the PE hot air welding rods from Germany and got it fixed. (Tried first with HDPE rods but the melting temp difference was to high.)"
"Hard PVC is not safe and is not approved by the safety regulations. I had the same problem and had to order it from France. Installation is tricky: you have to remove the tank, fit the new tube into tank, heat and pre-bend it, install the tank with…"