Conwy to Dun Laoghaire in 8 minutes, 31 seconds (faster than a jet!). The main wasn’t set up correctly on the leg from Holyhead, there’s a sag between the boom and the first car; things to work on.
Courtesy of Dad, I have an easy-to-maintain set of wiring diagrams for Blue Opal. These diagrams are built using a text format called dot, and turned into an image automatically using Graphviz. The source for this particular diagram can be
Sunday saw more work on the installation of the ProSplit R; I had already got all of the terminals wired up by Saturday, or so I thought. However, it turns out that I’d missed the part in the instructions about
When documenting the various power cables that run through Blue Opal, I checked the output voltage of the alternator, and the voltage flowing in to the batteries. There was approximately a 1V drop, which comes from the diode splitter that
The signal from my broadband router is pretty poor by the time it reaches the bedroom at the other end of the apartment, so a number of years ago I bought a BT Homespot 600 (mini edition). It does the
The collection of fenders for Blue Opal had everything from 4 mm braid on braid (a recent acquisition after the storms that went through Ireland) to 10 mm three-strand. Some of it was stiff, another was completely frayed. A nice