We went trough the same projects on Hibernia.
For batteries we installed 4x150AH Mastervolt Slim line that fit where the 2 original 140AH wet cells. Very good quality holding charge very well even after 6 years.
Battery control by Mastervolt…"
I saw this fix.
Since the fuel gauge is not reliable and even the location and flat shape of the diesel tank is not very easy to measure with an appropriate NMEA2000 gauge we installed. I rely on engine (and generator) hours…"
We will try to take the white box out. And probably find a way to have fixed nuts holding the black Yanmar panel. To ease a future access. Since our hour meter count's weel the hours but sometimes the digital display…"
During Xmas cruise to the Costa Brava.
I got a new problem :
No Yanmar start when turning the key. By chance we were berthed in the harbour.
Quick cheks battery ok
Battery switches ok
So I think it comes from the Yanmar panel and…"
Hello,Hope everyone in the northern hemisphere is enjoying the summer.We just changed the halyards for low stretch dyneema spliced ones of our mainsail with slab reefing.After about 24 hours of dead downwind sailing with main on preventer and genoa on a whisker pole we found significant chafe on the sides of the mast top near the sheave.Lucky to have seen it before rupture.Besides cuting off the chafed end and doing a knot has anyone have a more durable solution :Protection on the halyard, low…See More
"Denis, yes I had to make an adjustment for the tachometer to read the correct RPMs. The only problem I have is the tachometer will sometimes act erratically. I suspect I need to re-crimp the connection but haven't done so yet.
One tip for you…"
I retighted all the stanchions and cleats that were accessible. By luck the remaining ones seem well tighten.
I had a hard time with the turnbuckles since they were commisioned dry.
I say the Oceanis gets even better with maturation with…"
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!…"