The forecast for today was sunny, moderately warm (on land at least), and sufficient breeze for sailing. So I did. Getting back on the mooring was a bit interesting, because the pickup was upwind of the main buoy, right in
I put Blue Opal on the slip this Friday gone, with the intent of cleaning off the worst of the growth on her, replacing the shaft anode, and replacing the main anode. Spares had already been acquired, so it should
A bit of LED strip light, IP65 rated, makes it really easy to see everything in the wiring locker without resorting to beams of light that get blocked by hands, require your third hand etc. The wiring still needs some
Another observation during all of this wiring work is that there was a drop in the voltage from the alternator terminal to the splitter input – up to 0.5V. A drop at the batteries is expected as the relationship between
Given the voltage drop at the water pump, the next wiring upgrade was to take the battery locker to wiring locker wire up to 16mm sq. This was completed today, and while it’s made things a bit better at the
The 12mm socket that fell off my driver the other day and vanished down the side of the engine has been found safe and sound, and returned to the storage case. Message ends.