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 –
Blue Opal’s water system is fairly simple – a large stainless tank under the forward berths, plus a triangular Plastimo tank ahead of the big one. They’re both connected to a T connector that heads off towards the Jabsco pump.
I purchased Blue Opal, a Victoria 34, in September of 2016. I had made the trip over to Conwy on the fast ferry, met the broker, looked at the boat, and promptly asked my parents to go take a look
After I sailed Aslana for a while, I decided to re-fit her for single-handed sailing. This meant leading lots of lines back to the cockpit, and upgrading the captive winches to self-tailers. The ones on the coachroof were installed at