"FYI I installed a ProSol isolator that prioritizes the start battery at start up. Once the start battery is at 13.3V it switches charging to the house bank. It has colored LEDs that indicate where the charge is going and works well. BTW Beneteau put…"
"Thank you Scott and Mike for your experiences. Exchanging with John Stevens I had the same good feeling.
What digital battery isolator did you use Scott ? Is it also a separator so you can charge the starting battery and the Exxide batteries for the…"
"Denis I too installed an ElectroMaax but I went with the 140A model. Also installed the serpentine belt kit and Balmar regulator. Like Scott stated John and his people did a great job and is very supportive. I too changed out the battery isolator as…"
"Hi Dennis. I just did that upgrade 2 seasons ago and couldn't be happier with the results. I put in a 160 amp Eelectromax alternator with Serpentine pull-up kit, Balmar Smart regulator, up sized battery cables and a digital battery isolator.…"
Hello,Has anyone upgraded the Hitachi OEM alternator to a high output one with a serpentine pulley kit ?We currently have a Mastervolt 90 A with an alphapro regulator driven with a single v belt, I think it slips a little and was looking for an upgrade to automotive type serpentine pulley system.Thank you.DenisSee More
"Hi, I have a French built 43 with a Zspar which had the eye just above the genoa halyard sheave. Spoke with Zspar UK about running the spinnaker/cruising chute halyard directly from the sheath at the top of the mast. They assured me that there was…"
The halyard broke by chafe in the ring.
I was told by the rigger (Fastmast) that it is better to have the block a little over the D ring stay attachement like Sam. Franc has a block on the D ring which is very simple to install.
As you know I'm in the process of installing a furling Spi, so I'm very interested on this topic. Did the halyard broke because of the ring or because of the ufo (hope it is called that way :-)).
Another question: could it be…"
"Bruce, very interesting. I connected the dots after your comment. I too had a brief high temp event when I sucked small fish into the raw water thru-hull. Looking into it more, Vetus (the plastic muffler supplier) HIGHLY reccommends a high…"
I advised last year than when possible I would forward you a copy of our Dolphin Charger manual.
Finally that is now attached and you should have no trouble configuring your unit. Take the cover off to reveal the jumper switches.
As an aside our…"
"Wow nobody has been here for awhile and a long while. I wanted to say hello and love to meet people. I love sailing and I am a sailor with a disability but no less capable smiles. I hope to see more activity here and fair winds and following…"