"During a trans-Atlantic delivery and three days out of Horta our fresh water tanks developed a leak during a F7-9 storm that contaminated our drinking water. We had plenty of bottled water so elected to continue on. Two days out of the Chesapeake we…"
Spending my days motorcycle touring, sailing, and family.
Sittin on my butt!
Delivery sailing and assisting owners sailing since retirement.
I've been lucky enough to have sailed both full coasts of the US and Mexico, the Great Lakes, entire ICW, Bahamas, PR, VI's, Vancouver Is, Horta, Europe, Hawaii, Mexico, four trans-Ats, one transPac.
A Panama Canal transit and sailing the South Pacific is high on my "hit list" of places I'd like to sail.
Spend the rest of my time between sailing 'n riding the scoot.
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"I charged the house batteries all night and this am they were both showing 13.3 volts with my digital multimeter. I put a load on them and after 30 minutes they were showing 12.9 volts, but oddly, on the VDO the main bank was showing 11.0 volts. Why…"
Hey Folksanyone have any trouble with their shower water pump. I have a whale 220 slurper for the shower. it seems to be pushing and pulling water and not pumping out unless I mess with it. when I put my finger by the intake, it sucks then pushes doing nothing with the water.Any ideas?See More
"Update: I checked my house bank batteries with a digital multimeter- battery 1 reads 13.3 volts, battery 2 reads 12.9. When I check the VDO it reads 10.7 for the main house bank. I turn on the charger and it runs for just a few minutes and turns off…"
I am leaving in 5 days on a two week sailing trip to the San Juan Islands and have just started having electrical problems! I am having a hard time figuring out what is going on.Problem: When on shore power I turn on the battery charger and when looking at the main battery voltage indicator on the VDO display, it does not increase like it used to telling me that the battery is being charged. I thought maybe it was a problem with the charger, but the bow thruster battery, and the engine battery…See More