Wow! 27hp Yanmars! Did your boat come with those or were they replaced? I have Perkins 18hp engines. What is your cruising speed? How much fuel per hour? Do you have folding props?
I just refinished the sole. Added deckgrip to the holly strips to give a little bit of grip. Now refinishing the galley fiddle boards! What are you doing to your main cabin?
Hi fellow L37 owners! I just realized that you were on here after looking at you website! Did you figure out you engine situations yet? I have a lot of info on L37s and the Perkins M20s... that is if you haven't replaced them yet....
Hey there - thanks for the friends invite - have accepted! I've been absent from here for awhile, but will be back more often. Am presently selling our Catalina 25 and getting a bigger one (tho' I wish I could keep the 25 as well - it's such a fun boat to sail). Sigh, why can't we all own more then one boat (or maybe you do? ).
It was almost 6 years that I participated in the discussions about water and fuel level indicators in this forum. Only this winter I had a go on it. In particular I made the following:
a) installed 10-180 ohms sensors in the 2 water tanks
"Sam, wow that's some serious blockage. Like James we too flush with fresh water. And like James haven't had any issues with hose blockage (that we know of) or odor. Actually we find our biggest source of odor in the heads come from the…"
"Thanks for reply. Salt water + urine = calcification along with dead seacritter buildup/blockage equates to blocked pipes!
Even though our B43 has never flushed seawater I maintained original equipment in place but totally disconnected (thru hull…"
"James, we use saltwater when offshore. Otherwise we use a freshwater flush. The design is such that whatever is in the line sits between the top of the holding tank and the joker valve. Over time, stuff builds up. Amazed at what a human can produce!…"