Chronological Summary

Upgrades, Projects & Improvements

SPRING & SUMMER 2020

  • Aigean Wifi System with Cellular Data
  • New Asko W2084W installed in MSR
  • Install Rigid 50″ LED Light Bar
  • Rebuild Turbo (Turbo Dave in Florida)
  • Flush Coolant on ME, GE & WE
  • Clean Heat Exchangers on ME & GE
  • Naiad Blister Repairs to Both Fins
  • New Boot Strip & Touch Up Bottom Paint
  • Thruster Grills to prevent damage
  • Re-Paint Pilot House Roof with Non-Skid
  • Replace Salon AC Compressor
  • Replace Pilot House Blower Motor

WINTER & SPRING SEASON 2019

  • Proportional Stern & Bow Thruster Job Completed (Complex Job)
  • Sea Grass Carpeting In Pilot House
  • Caulking Around Radar Arch & Flybridge
  • Some Deck Hardware Re-bed
  • New Hotwater Tank Installed
    • 20 Gallon Torrid MVS 20 IX Marine Vertical Stainless 240V / 3000W
  • Bug Screens for Pilot Hose Doors and Aft Salon Doors
  • Forward Wash-down Spigot replaced
  • New Stamoid Fly Bridge Sun Covering
  • Solar Panels on Flybridge Structure
    • LG 360 Q1c-A5 Watt Panels (2)
    • 50’ 10-3 Marine Grade Wire with MC4 Connectors
    • Victron 30Amp MPPT Smart Blue Tooth Solar Charge Controller
    • 1.25” Gemini Hinged Jaw Slide
  • Upgraded 12V Fans to 24 Volt Delta-T
    • Installed Larger 24V Main Engine Battery Charger to Increase Fan Run Time
      • Victron Energy Centaur Battery Charger 24 Volt 30 Amp
    • Ensured Fire Shutdown Wiring Correct
  • Removed Rub-Rail around Entire Boat
    • Polished and Rubbed out Dings & Dents
    • Re-Installed with New Caulking
  • New Main Engine Transmission Pump
  • Wing Engine Preventative Repairs (See Blog Entry Dated Feb 2019)
  • NAIAD Stabilizer Preventative Maintenance
    • Replaced underwater Seals
    • New Hydraulic Overhung Load Adapter Pump
    • New Belts
    • Replaced the Hydraulic Fluid
    • Cleaned Heat Exchanger Bundle
  • Re-Wrapped the Exhaust Riser to Correct the Mis-wrap from Prior Year Shaft & Wrinkle Belly replacement work
  • Port Guest Cabin Ceiling Panels Redone
  • Generator Sound Shield Panels Redone
    • Removed Panels from Boat, one at a time and took to home work shop
    • Removed Old Sound Insulation
    • Scraped & Sanded Off Old Glue (Marine Formula DeBond)
    • Installed Sundown Composite Insulation
      • Vapor Barrier
      • Fire Retardant Foam
      • Lined Edges with Heat Resistant Red Adhesive Tape to Prevent Vibrations
      • Epoxied Aluminum Installation Kits with Speed Washers
    • Repainted (Moeller Color Vision Sea Foam White Gloss) (025109)
  • Pilot House Doors Removed and Trucks cleaned and reinstalled (smooth now)
  • Upgraded Freshwater Pump to Headhunter X-Caliber Pump
    • Ran 30 Feet of 2-Gauge wire to accommodate higher amp draw
    • Whisper silent pump with excellent pressure

SUMMER & FALL SEASON 2018

  • New Berber Carpeting (Edges Custom Bound) in Salon and down the stairs to cabins
  • SmartPlugs Installed at Shore Power Alcove (2-50 Amps and 1-30 Amp)
  • New 75 Foot 50-AMP Shore Power Chord with SmartPlugs
  • Sand & Varnish Interior Salon & Pilot House Door & Window Frames with 2 Coats Epifanes UV Clear, Followed with 4 Coats Rubbed Effect (Satin)
  • Generator Start/Stop Panel Installed in Engine Room at Gennie
  • Main Engine Mechanical Gauges for Oil Pressure & Temp
  • Clipsal Switches Replaced Entire Boat to Upgrade the Switches (Australian Parts)
  • Installed Larger Coolant Overflow Bottle on main engine
  • Replaced All 4 Engine Room Fans with Larger CFM Delta-T’s
    • 2 Aft Fans:  Delta T 12 Volt, 11-inch / Heavier Gauge Wire Runs, as needed
    • 2 Fwd Fans:  Squirrel Fans  / Heavier Gauge Wire Runs, as needed
  • Installed 2 New Shower Sump Pumps and In-Line strainers (FloJet 04105143A)
  • Furuno 15.6-Inch TZtouch2 Multi Function Display on Flybridge
  • Side-Power Stern Thruster with Proportional Controls (Washburn’s Boatyard)
    • SEP150/215T 24v Stern Thruster (11.8 Hp)

PLEASURE COVE MARINA (Heated Indoor Winter Storage)
December 2017 to April 2018

    • Soda Blast Bottom & Four Barrier Coats January 2018 (Allowed to Dry out for 2 months in Dry Storage, prior to Barrier Coat being applied)
    • New Marine Sanitation Lines Installed February 2018
    • Tecma Head Installed in Master Stateroom February 2018
    • New Raw Water Wash Down Pump (February 2018)
    • Caribe DL12 Dingy Rehab (January 2018)
      • Re-Tubed with Heavy Duty Military Spec Hypalon (July 2017)
        • Novurania Color Styling (White with Grey accents)
      • New Garmin GPS
      • BlackBox VHF & Fold down Antenna
      • Battery Charger with outlet for charging underway on Flybridge
      • Full Engine Service (January 2018)
    • New VHF Fly Bridge Radio (February 2018)
    • Rebuilt Both Alternators on Main Engine (February 2018)
    • Over Drill & Epoxy Fill Tender Davits (February 2018)
    • Over Drill & Epoxy Fill Starboard Side Boarding Gate
    • Kahlenberg Dual Trumpet Horn & Compressor (Feb 2018)
      • 133 dB Output (Very LOUD)
      • D-0A Marine Air Horn 12V
      • IMO Certified for boats up to 65 feet
    • Install EZViz DVR Camera System (January to March 2018)
      • 3 Infrared Garmin Cameras in ER
        • 1 Bilge Camera
        • 1 Forward Facing Engine Room Camera
        • 1 Rear Facing Engine Room Camera
      • 2 Cameras Outside
        • Garmin Infrared on Flybridge Radar Arch
        • Bullet Style Wide Angle aft Cockpit area
          • Monitor Tender while towing or overtaking traffic
    • Primary Engine Room Bilge Pump Upgrade (February 2018)
      • New Jabsco Diaphragm Belt Drive Pump for Nuisance Water
      • 4000 GPH Rule Lower Bilge Pump (in-line with Manual hosing & Thru-Hull)
      • Ultra Switch Wired to PH Lighted & Audio Panel
      • 4000 GPH Rule Hi-Water Bilge Pump
      • Ultra Switch Wired to PH Lighted & Audio Panel
      • Ultra Switch in Bulbous Bow Wired to Audio Alarm in Pilot House
    • New Main Engine Shaft
      • Aquamet 22 Stainless
        • Highest Combination of Strength & Corrosion resistance
        • 2.25 Inch Diameter Shaft
        • Fit and Tapered
        • Alignment & Sea Trialed
        • New Cutless Bearing
      • Duramax Dripless Shaft Seal to Replace Stuffing Box
      • All New 8D AGM Batteries (March 2018)

WASHBURN’S BOATYARD
September 2017 thru November 2017

  • NAID Cooling Re-Designed with guidance directly from NAIAD
    • Installed dedicated 24V DC Cooling pump with new Thru-Hull installed low down in Bilge
      • Removed Cooling of Stabilizers from main engine raw water pump
    • Major Increase in Raw Water Flow Thru System
    • Temps Way Down on NAIAD Hydraulic Tank
      • Helps to Lower Overall Temps in ER
    • Oil Changed & Gyro Adjusted
    • Heat Exchanger Cleaned
    • Temps in-Line at 140-145 Degree Area with Good Flow at Port Side Mid-Ships
  • New Exhaust Riser (November 2017) (Metcalf in Florida)
  • New Exhaust Riser Wrap and Blanket (November 2017)
  • Wrap Comprised of 3 Layers of 1” Thick HD PPG Tec Mat (3” Thickness in Total)
    • Density of 11.25 lbs/cu ft, Rated to 1200 F
    • From Tempro Tec in Calgary
    • Cover Blanket is Matte Grey Silicone Cloth 3101-2-SS

YACHT TECH – Extensive Engine Room Work, Post-Purchase (these are the highlights only)
July 2017

  • Cooling Flush of Main, Gennie, Wing & Naiad
  • Coolers (Heat Exchangers) removed, disassembled, cleaned
  • All Fluids & Filters
  • NAIAD’s Rebuilt at YachtTech July 2017
    • Seals & Actuators Replaced
    • Sea Trial
  • Wing Exhaust Elbow Replaced
  • New Raw Water Pump for Main Engine
  • Circulating Pump Rebuilt
  • New Lugger Coolant Pump
  • New Gear Hoses
  • After Coolers
  • Genset Injection Pump and Injectors
  • Windlass Top End Service
  • Install ACR LED Search Light & Dual Station Controls
  • HVAC Units Serviced and replaced 6 Feet of Copper Tubing in ER for Guest AC
  • Two New Lewmar Deck Hatches
  • 400 Feet of 3/8’s Inch ISO Short Link G40 High Test, Hot Dipped Galvanized ACCO Brand Chain