It was not possible to take advantage of the outhaul with the sail becoming a bit older, it was a missing feature. So after a bit of fighting with the boom, I was able to tear it down and see how it looked. One of the challenge was to remove the end caps, I...
Our Catalina 36 galley faucet started to leak few months ago and get the pressure pump to start few times a night. After some research on my usual source information concerning our vessel, I found a comment including the exact specs of the parts I need to order. https://www.catalina36.org/comment/52526#comment-52526
Since the day 1 we own Hotel Catalina, our Catalina 36, I have been looking to monitor the engine and get the analog data from our Universal M25XPB broadcasted on the NMEA2000 network. Last may I finally decided to order an EMU-01 and the NGT-1 mandatory to the setup of the device. Now why I decided on the EMU-01 versus the...
On the way back from Catalina, it's time to clean the boat after 4 days to the island. I check the bilge and realize a bit of water is there, pull up the switch to run the pump and nothing happen!     Corroded wires, after some troubleshooting and wiring the pump to by pass the switch, I was sure the issue...
My NMEA 2000 network is still pretty small, but I think it's the good time to start to document it. Right now we have: Airmar DST800: through hull depth, speed and water temperature information Airmar P79: in-hull depth information B&G Zeus 2: MFD at the navigation table KBOX: wifi gateway and more Maretron TLM 100: monitoring main water tank consumption ...