A more successful weekend! It took three attempts but finally managed to re-run the cables for the wind generator. But once I’d got it hooked up and the new alternator installed we had a boat load of power!
Moving onto a mooring and out of the shore powered confines of a marina meant we needed to be more self sufficient for power. To live onboard Millie we need power for lighting, pumping and heating water, refrigeration, heating (diesel
I wasn’t sure what to call it. I started referring to it as a gantry, but that sounded a bit industrial. After some research I found that most people described it as a radar arch or solar arch, so I’ve
or how to build a non-magnetic extension speaker… Our main VHF set, as with many boats, is by the chart table, and I also have a handheld I can use in the cockpit, which is useful to talk to port
When we purchased our Bavaria 40 Ocean “Millie” last year she was fitted with a good range of electronics, but with some limitations. In particular she had a Raymarine Classic C70 chart plotter/MFD on the helm console, which worked fine