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…"
At last the alternator and serpentin pulley is installed with an idler wheel.
We will be connecting the eltrical parts tomorrow.
Did Scott or yourself experience problems with tachometer readings?
Thank you for your advice and…"
"A fairly simple change made a great deal of difference to me. I removed the slide-out "cutlery" drawer in the galley of our two-cabin B40 and replaced it with a MUCH deeper drawer with self-closing full extension slides. The original…"
The new ELECTROMAAX Voyager 160A is advertised as a small case high output continuous model thanks to square wires and hairpin bending. It should fit where the OEM Hitachi 80A was.
We are strugling with the mechanical installation for…"
"Denis I can see your problem with the excessive gap in the belt. I also see you have the new style upper mount and adjuster. I have the old style mount and adjuster and had the opposite problem. My belt was too small and I couldn't fit it over…"
"No unfortunately and it was a gift from my close friend. The administrator found a print exactly like it and bought the print cause I had a photo of it and he found the print on the internet then purchased it for me. He was kind enough to buy a very…"
"Ray, I forwarded your request to a Cascade resource I use here in Oregon, Becker Enterprises. Here is the reply:Doug,
Thanks for the note. However, we do not have any of the Cascade “sugar Scoop” stern modifications. Tom…"
"I'm thinking of selling my Cascade 36 "Transcendence" which is in the Caribbean.
Great boat, lots and lots of equipment, in good condition and 2 TransAtlantics under her keel.
If anyone is interested let me know and we can…"