Westerly Centaur – Gemini.
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:
Here is a pic of the chart holder:
Made in teak ordered from www.kjhowells.com
Just need to add a lip to the bottom, and a pencil holder!
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.
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.
Need to check this is set to outpu NMEA, by default it is set to Garmin
I am looking at fitting centre cleats on Gemini, and cleats such as these are just way to expensive:
The idea is that these will just drop over the toerail and be secured with sikaflex and 3 bolts.
Here is the finished article:
This is the genius bespoke stainless steel fabricator that made them.
Now fitted on to Gemini: