After multiple run out of fresh water and no way to check the tank, I checked the options available to monitor our water usage. In my quest to get as much as possible on the network through NMEA2000 the kbox and signalk. I looked only to devices with an open API or compatible with NMEA2000. One of the only option...
Any idea what is the zinc matching the Seakamp 200420 heat exchanger? Seakamp just replied to me "¼ npt thread zinc is 1.7 inch" Checking on the catalina36.org association, I got recommended size E0 from this site. http://www.boatzincs.com/engine-sizes.html They also have a page for the kind you screw into the brass cap - but you may have to cut that to length. Anyway I had...
Over the week-end, we had an issue with the transmission where it was not possible to shift to forward gear anymore. Few minutes later and too much play with the gear control, I managed to shear the screw in the shift lever, as you can see in the picture below. After a safe back-up to the dock, thanks a lot to...
Old sails When we bought Hotel Catalina 6 months ago, we realized during the survey our genoa was very tired after discussion with the previous owner he agreed to give us a discount for this and give another used genoa supposed to be in a better shape, so we wanted her and we took our chance on this. Unfortunately both genoa...
After the over heating issue we had last month, the water temperature alarm stopped to work. No sound anymore at the start of the engine. After some troubleshooting it seems it was just a ground issue at the engine block level. The wire with a resistor broke at one point and it seems to be the culprit for this issue Ordered...
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