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 ...
Most of our navigations since we bought our Catalina 36 18 months ago have been day sails in the Santa Monica bay. This year in plan to adventure a bit further. For convenience purpose it would be great to be able to have a charting software at the helm! Right now our charting applications of references has been weather4d 2.0 running on...
Catalina 36 - M25XPB with Oberdorfer N202M-908
Since day 1 we own the boat, the sherwood water pump was leaking a bit, it was never the top issue but always something bothering me. In this article we are going to go through: Replacing the water pump Replacing one of the old cooling hose Touch up painting of the engine oil crankcase It took few hours to go...
rocna 15 anchor
Our Catalina 36 came with a very rusty danforth anchor. So it's time to upgrade to a rocna 15 bought on defender. As soon as the rocna 15 showed up, it was my surprise to realize how big it is. After a lot of research let's upgrade the bow roller! Hardware requirement Equipment requirements Catalina Direct bow roller: http://www.catalinadirect.com/index.cfm/product/927/anchor-roller-.cfm http://www.catalinadirect.com/index.cfm/product/1585/anchor-roller-fastener-kit.cfm I decided to...
Time to get some data at the helm! So far our helm came with more or less no electronic: signet marine instruments not getting any signals from the senders raymarine st4000+ working pretty well Garmin GPS 182C Display As a technophile I dreamed since the day I owned the boat to add some electronic but these days has been pushed away...