Boat Handling In Tight Places

Great day with Yachtmaster Examiner/Instructor Mark Lewis, who is based on the Orwell River, and Principal Instructor at Shearwater Sailing School.

My notes for future reference, diagrams by Mark:

Boat-Handling-In-Tight-Spaces – PDF Document including diagrams

Thetford Topline 111 Thermocouple Problems

Coonections appear to all be as they should, nothing loose!

But, burners still fail to ignite.

The right burner is better, but only manages to light after a considerable amount of time.

I’ll ask Ely Boat Chandlers for a replacement.

GMI 20 Flicker

New Fuel Tank

Relocating Control Panel and Morse

Here are some pics:


Broken Garmin Wind Vane


Photo credits: David Hadlow


MD2020 impeller sizes

On the left is the larger Johnsom pump impeller, on the right is the earlier Jabsco.

VANG Installation

Z Spars are upgrading me to a larger model FOC, how is that for service!

Volvo MD2020B finally installed after complete re-build!

Project – Holding tank