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Old 03-08-2016, 07:58 AM   #81
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Paul, Sounds like you had great fun, glad it went so well, what's left to do in your local yard??
Sorry for the delayed response Pete. We dropped her off at Lamb's Yacht Center and then I left on a business trip - still on the road until Thursday.

Here is the list! Most pretty small stuff apart from the hull, exhaust tubes and generator (where I will probably want a good overhaul).

I want them to price up the discretionary stuff. Some I may have them do, others I may wait until at home dock.

She is being hauled on Monday.

Discretionary:
Price to add a second seat to the fly bridge, port side in line with the helm seat. So two people can sit at the helm.
Add a rear camera showing condition behind the vessel.
Add an ER camera.
Remove boat name from stern and replace with “Sonas”, suggested graphics and logo to be supplied.
Add blue back-lighted name plates to port and starboard of PH – SONAS

Hull work:
The bottom gelcoat has blisters. Repair (not all blisters are in the glass, most are in the paint due to bad paint install). The bottom paint was put on while the bottom was wet and the paint has bubbled.
Check and make recommendations on the cutlass bearings.
Have the stabilizers checked. Reports of a possible seal failure on the port stabilizer.

Non Engine Room:
The bow thruster positive junction box is open. This is under the forward berth. A cover needs to sourced and installed.
The chain locker is leaking into the forward cabin. The leak needs to be resolved.
The forward fuel tank gauge sensor is disconnected, correct.

Engine Room
Both the port and starboard 6” fiberglass exhaust tube are cracked and leaking raw water.
Both port and starboard fuel supply lines are cracking and need replacing.
Port engine gear oil cooler has corrosion at end caps.
Port engine raw water exit “Y” fitting is rusted and needs repaired.
Starboard engine raw water transfer pipe from heat exchanger to gear cooler is rusted and needs repaired.
Starboard engine raw water intake hose is cracking and needs replacing.

Generator
Expansion tank neck rusted and leaking at filler neck and pressure cap.
Generator raw water pup is leaking at shaft seal and mounting gasket.
Generator coolant circulating pump is leaking coolant at weep hole.
Generator dip stick tube has oil leak, investigate
Generator oil leak at rear main seal
Generator RPM drops when loaded and hertz fluctuating . Investigate and recommend.
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Old 03-08-2016, 06:45 PM   #82
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Not too bad then, lots of little jobs and maybe a big one on the generator.. hope it goes OK and you get out and about soon...
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Old 04-15-2016, 04:30 PM   #83
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Final post to close the story. The yard finished the work and we brought SONAS home this morning! It was blowing pretty strong but she behaved admirably!

Offer put in on January the 7th, and she is finally where she needs to be on April 15th!

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Old 04-15-2016, 04:47 PM   #84
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Final post to close the story. The yard finished the work and we brought SONAS home this morning! It was blowing pretty strong but she behaved admirably!

Offer put in on January the 7th, and she is finally where she needs to be on April 15th!

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Congratulations in all respects. A sound approach, willingness to walk away, and ultimately you are home with a great boat.
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Old 04-15-2016, 07:35 PM   #85
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Old 04-15-2016, 07:36 PM   #86
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Congratulations! She looks great.
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:54 PM   #87
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Old 04-15-2016, 11:33 PM   #88
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Thanks all. We are itching to get back out on her so...

We are off again tomorrow to Fort George River. Will anchor off Kingsley Plantation. And may come back Monday morning.

But just "may."
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"may come back"-the perfect boating attitude!

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