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…"
"All great advice!
Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch position (flood,gel,agm)?
Our Dekka agm's ( 396ah house and 98ah engine) gave us over 7 1/2 years of usage before replacement. The batteries were still…"
"Sam, I have not seen anything like that on my or others 40/43s. I don't understand why they would even do such a thing considering there's no other material they could drive a brad into. Grinding the tops off flush sounds like the right…"
"Peter, I've also lost the scupper covers. I installed rubber pipe insulation over each side of the bridle and it works well in keeping the bridle from rubbing on the covers. . They'll need to be replaced periodically as they'll get…"
"Yep, I too have snapped a couple of the clam shell drain covers off. I have a couple of spares, but may or may not replace this time. The slack didn't seem to be the ultimate cause. Seems that wind/tide shifts and wake surge would cause the…"
"Sam, we are the essentially the same. Using the same mantus bridle as you. Quick question to you and any others using a bridle. We had the bridle rubbing the sides of the bow in a recent storm and it ended up snapping off the…"
"On Longhawk we use a Rocna 20KG. I changed out the chain gypsy when new to one that handles 5/16 high Test chain. Then I went with 175 ft of 5/16 HT chain tailed with 200 ft of three strand.(overkill, but I had the rode as supplied new).
For a short…"