Monthly Archives: August 2010

Saloon hatch leak

There was a very heavy rain this morning and I noticed a leak on one of the saloon hatches, dripping onto the couch.  It looks like the leak may require a little deck work since the hatch is bedded. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Charger and echo~charge

Zoomed over to Tritex at RSYC today to pick up my new battery charger and echo~charge.  The battery charger is pretty hefty: Installing it is going to require some care and I’ll probably leave it to an electrician; it’d make … Continue reading

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Awning; heading to India

I am going to India next week; then I’ll be back for a week; and then I’ll be in NYC for another week after that before returning. So, I spent some time last night preparing the boat for a bit … Continue reading

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Main furler

I returned to the boat tonight kind of late after catching Salt (great movie) and was doing some chores on deck when I noticed the mainsail looked a bit weird.  The sail furls onto a jib-style furler against the mast … Continue reading

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Charging

I went ahead and ordered the Dolphin 80A charger from Tritex, along with a 15A Xantrex echo~charge.  That’s enough shopping for a while, I think, aside from a few other components for a rewiring of the core electrical system — … Continue reading

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VHF; some shopping

This weekend’s big accomplishment: spending kind of a lot of money. But first: Saturday morning I spent a little time pulling wires and components out of the nav table shelf in an attempt to understand what’s going on back there.  … Continue reading

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