3/30/2019: Replaced fire extinguisher and mounted fire extinguisher in aft cabin. Organized and labeled life jackets, air horns, flares and emergency rudder tiller. Identified fresh water leak at guest head shower. Guest head shower water line turned off at manifold. Fresh water leak at both galley faucet and hot water heater. Galley faucet and hot water heater need replaced.
4/7/2019: Installed three replacement carbon monoxide detectors. Changed named and hailing port on stern. Measured hot water heater dimensions for replacement.
4/20/2019: Installed LPG detector in galley. Installed new faucet in galley sink. HVAC raw water pump is leaking and sounds like bearings are going out – should be replaced ASAP. Remeasured hot water heater dimensions for replacement.
4/29/2019: Installed new HVAC raw water pump. Installed new hot water heater. Purchased Raymarine Axiom 9 chartplotter and Raymarine Quantum 18″ radome to replace existing hardware.
5/4/2019: Purchased Caribe dinghy from Annapolis Inflatables. Determined existing ACR EPIRB and 2 personal locator beacons were beyond repair and would need replaced at some point. Installed Raymarine Axiom 9 chartplotter.
5/24/2019: Purchased Honda 15 HP motor from Annapolis Inflatables. Picked up both Caribe dinghy and Honda 15 HP motor from Annapolis Inflatables.
5/25/2019: Recalibrated black water and fresh water tank sensors. Recalibration appears to have been successful. Fuel sensor continues to display completely empty, though we know it is not. Additional troubleshooting needed to resolve issue. Updated Navionics chart card for Axiom 9 chartplotter. Took dinghy and motor for a test ride. Honda 15 HP motor stalled numerous times and needs work before it’s run again. Installed Raymarine Quantum 18″ Radome.
6/1/2019: Got diesel and pumped out. Bowthruster is inoperable and needs serviced. Bowthruster battery appears to not be charging properly.
6/15/2019: Installed Xantrex Digital Echo-Charge Battery Charger to charge bowthruster battery – appears to have resolved underperforming bowthruster. Dinghy registration stickers applied and expire 12/31/2020. Registered Raymarine Quantum 18″ Radome online for 3 year warranty.
6/16/2019: Filled both propane bottles at Western Tire & Auto for a total of 3.8 gallons ($13.27).
6/23/2019: Tested bowthruster leaving the slip and docking – battery charger appears to have fully resolved underperformance issue. Investigated non-functional stereos in cockpit, aft cabin and forward cabin. Determined 7.5 amp fuse in “Stereo Memory” fuse port was fried. Replaced fuse and power was restored to all three stereros. We’ve got music in the cockpit now – WOOHOO! Checked three sea strainers for debris. Sea strainers were clear of debris. Replaced starboard bow line with thicker line. Port bow line still needs switched out when port side slip is empty. Added two Penn fishing rod and reel combos to boat.
7/10/2019: Replaced fuel pump and carburetor on Honda 15 HP dingy motor. Motor appears to run much more consistently without stalling out. Motor is ready for sea trial.
7/4/2019: Removed Bose 3-2-1 system and installed Jensen media center head unit. Bluetooth audio and video via HDMI now operable. Installed spice holders in pantry. Installed New Providence Tank Monitor for waste, water and fuel tanks. Drained and refilled water tanks and calibrated for both levels. Installed Lewmar 40″ folding wheel. Added (1) missing hose clamp to vanity discharge seacock. Resealed two windows using butyl tape and LifeCaulk. (After some consideration, we will not proceed with this method.) Emptied bilge using shop vac and scrubbed it. Cleaned fins on forward HVAC unit.
7/13/2019: Installed rail mount flag pole holder, teak flag pole and flag. Sewed curtain for companionway. Sealed three windows using Dow 795. Installed faceplate for Jensen media center head unit. Repaired hinged trashcan lid for galley.
8/17/2019: Removed 44lb Delta anchor and installed 85lb Mantus anchor. Removed West Marine stereo from cockpit and replaced with Jensen Media center head unit (same as saloon). Replaced waterproof cockpit stereo cover.
8/30/2019: Installed exterior solar lights from bow to cabin. Installed storage shelf in v-berth and cleaned out forward head, storing contents on newly installed storage shelf. Purged and sorted galley utensils and stored sharp knives in knife holder. Removed previous owner’s cutlery and replaced with cutlery from home. Installed additional cup holders in cockpit. Replaced (4) portlight screens with made-to-order screens from Bomar. Found a suitable home for liquor bottles. Troubleshot generator issues: determined it was extremely low on coolant and has a fuel leak at the fuel filter. Added coolant to generator and tested, which seemed to be successful, though fuel leak remains. Determined previous owner replaced factory fuel filter with generic, resulting in fuel hoses not fitting properly and causing a leak. Ordered new fuel filter, fuel line and accessories from Fischer Panda for installation. Updated chartplotter and radome with newest software. Filled water tanks (were at 11%).
9/7/2019: Replaced cockpit light bulb. Broke cockpit table catch – need to replace in order to use the cockpit table, however factory part is custom fabricated and $46 – Josh will make suitable replacement part.
9/28/2019 – Got diesel fuel and pumped out at Piney Narrows Yacht Haven. (Black water tank was FULL.) Assessed stuffing box and determined that it needs adjusted but is too corroded to adjust safely while the boat is in the water. Will request adjustment by marina when boat is hauled out later this year. Replaced generator fuel filter, washer, fuel hose, clamp and fuel feed hose with correct replacement parts from Panda Fischer to resolve fuel leakage issue. (For future reference, generator fuel filter is Wix Fuel Filter 33012)
11/3/2019 – Drained water tanks to empty to prepare for winterization. Power cords disconnected and stowed. Dinghy motor removed and stored off boat. All soft items (bedding, towels, pillows, etc.) and liquids removed from boat and stored.
11/17/2019 – Winterized water system, HVAC system and generator while boat was in the water. Used 16 gallons of antifreeze.