March 2015

New Fuse Panels

The old panel only had 6 fuses and was very corroded. New ‘blade fuse’ fitted with more space and 110% more reliable.

fuse-panels

Exhaust Temperature Alarm

Another project completed!

Last year the water pump had an intermittent fault causing the engine to overheat.

As well a replacing the pump, a new exhaust temperature alarm has been fitted.

Any further failures at least we will have an early warning.

Anodes

Attempting to replace the existing anode:

Anode on hull, turning the nut also turns the stud!

anode

Stud inside with earth:

stud-with-earth

Other stud:

stud

Both studs:

studs

240v Shorepower/Inverter Switch & RCD

Another project:

shorepower-inverter

Solar panels, charger, monitor and Smartguage

Another projectc completed, 1 x 40 watts & 2 x 20 watts permanently connected with an additional 100w to plugin at anchor.

 

Connecting VHF and GPS

Connect the GPS128’s blue wire to the Icom’s central core. Connect the Icom’s outer core to the Garmin’s ground (black wire). You’ll need to check that the Garmin is set up to output NMEA (look at the Interface page and set it for either NMEA/NMEA or None/NMEA.

Garmin 128

Need to check this is set to outpu NMEA, by default it is set to Garmin

garmin-128-gps

ICOM IC-505

icom-ic-505-vhf

 

YBW Thread:

http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.php?424925-ICOM-IC-505-direct-to-GPS&p=5210968#post5210968

Success:

Success