While out sailing over the weekend, two things decided to go crunch and sproing respectively. The stripper ring in the port sheet winch went crunch; this became evident when the sheet in the self-tailer guide suddenly went under the lift
Courtesy of K, a pair of customised throws / blankets for Blue Opal.
The first one has a bit more wind noise than I thought it would.. turn your volume down 🙂
The water system upgrade is complete. A new backing plate was installed opposite the existing one, and the shelf for the pump was moved to this plate. Old piping was removed, new piping (shorter mostly) was added. The non-barbed connectors
The first step is completed – the two ball valves have been placed in-line between the tanks and the T-connector that joins the tanks to each other and the rest of the system. Tested, and they work just fine –