Sailing Programme has been updated again. One notable change is cancellation of the DS/CC course in May and updates to availability of berths for other events.
For those who haven’t as yet had an opportunity to see the new Sea Essay, here are some photos that I took during a rather damp Skipper Familiarisation session on 28 March 2015. If anyone had any better or additional photos or comments on accuracy please contact the webmaster.
Port side helm clutches
Port side helm – winch
Safety equipment in port cockpit locker
Port helm locker
Shore power connection near port helm
Shorepower contactor inside port helm locker
Navigation Station and power distribution
Shore power and domestic distribution and monitoring panel. Circuit breakers behind. Gas Alarm, domestic radio and DSC radio mounted on lower panel.
Mayday instructions on cover for electrical panel.
Handover / Clearance Book
Battery isolation and circuit-breakers for windlass and winch
Red ‘T’ handled switches for Engine(left) and Domestic (right). On when Horizontal. 100A Windlass circuit breaker in centre (On when vertical). Switch Engine Battery off when leaving the boat.
80A circuit reaker for winch. On = Switch Vertical
Front view of engine
Automatic fire extinguisher (Note Clear gas not powder)
Impeller is easily accessible on the right hand side
View of engine from stbd cabin
Sea water strainer as seen from front of engine
Sea water strainer (centre left) and glycol header tank (cente right) accessed from port cabin when shelf removed
Engine seacock ( red handle in centre) as seen from port cabin with shelf removed
Gas cooker features electric ignition
Gas isolation valve below cooker
Use heat shield when grill is on
Switch for shower pump
Sea-cocks for en-suite heads