Up the Mast – Aug 2020

Following completion of the Winter Series racing in August 2020 we have now undertaken a full replacement of the mast equipment: Anchor Light - Hella NaviLED 360 Compact Anchor Light. Steaming and Spreader Lights - Hella NaviLED Pro Masthead Navigation Light. VHF Antenna - Pacific Aerials SeaMaster P6001 with 20m extension cable. Wind instrument -... Continue Reading →

Nanni Engine Annual Service – October 2019

Annual service inspection by Travis at TS Marine Ltd as per manufacturer's recommendations:Run engine to temp checking charge rates gear shift and operation. Replace engine oil and filter replace fuel filters and bleed system.Check hose clamps, check gearbox oil level.Drain the gearbox oil and flush several times before setting level. Check start battery battery failed load test. Remove... Continue Reading →

New Vesper AIS Transponder – Jan 2019

Have purchased a new XB-6000 AIS Transponder from NZ company, Vesper Marine. www.vespermarine.comThe install went perfectly using its own internal GPS receiver and connected to the spare VHF antenna on the stern of the boat. The NMEA output with AIS and GPS data is now being used as the primary GPS source for NMEA2WIFI and the... Continue Reading →

Replaced Hatch Cover – Oct 2018

The old Lewmar SuperHatch above the cabin has always leaked and seeing as it is no longer produced and there are no spares available, I looked around for a replacement. Found that the NZ manufacturer Cule Marine www.culemarine.co.nz produce a model CLW30 which was almost exact same size. Ordered it via Bartons Marine.After a bit of adjustment of the roof... Continue Reading →

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