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by Orion
Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Cruising
Topic: Engine, transmission
Replies: 1
Views: 5209

Re: Engine, transmission

Two weeks ago, after a long yard period, Acqua di Vita was returned to her slip (see previous message). Under sail all is well, but when motoring there is have a horrible propwalk to port. It is clear to me that when the transmission and shaft were reinstalled there were not properly aligned. The fo...
by Orion
Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Cruising
Topic: Engine, transmission
Replies: 1
Views: 5209

Engine, transmission

My boat, Acqua di Vita is still powered by the original MD-7 engine and transmission. About a year ago I was checking the transmission oil level and noted it to be low. There wasn't any external evidence of a leak, topped off as neccessay. Checked a few sails later, about three weeks, and found oil ...
by Orion
Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Depth/Speed transducer location questions.
Replies: 6
Views: 11977

Re: Depth/Speed transducer location questions.

My paddle wheel is located at dead center of the cabin floor access plate, just forward of the keel, as in your illustration, without a fairing as I thought this might cause a bit of turbulence. It had been mounted on the port side outboard and forward of the raw water intake. Installed a depth tran...