Chronological Summary of Upgrades, Projects and Improvements

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


 
  • 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


 
  • 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)


 
  • 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)


 
  • 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