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…"
OK, another strange one.When all is quiet I her an intermitent buzz emanating from somewhere forward, It goes "buzz, buzz" then quiet. Happens at about forty second intervals (but not consistent). Sounds like an electrical sound, but am very uncertain.The boat is a 2008 43, with thruster and windlass. It sounds like it comes from the windlass area or the port side in the vberth.The admiral is developing a tick.Ideas?SamLonghawkSee More
"So I've found what I think will work perfectly in the absence of any word from Cascade. They are anodized aluminum stanchion mounts and I've ordered 12 of them. I'll report back when I see how well they…"