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Starlight Express - Anacortes Yacht Charters
OPERATION MANUAL
Starlight Express
Bayliner 4788
Home Port
Anacortes, Washington USA
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Welcome Aboard!
We are happy you have chosen Starlight Express for your vacation. We are sure
you will enjoy cruising the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands, Puget Sound,
Desolation Sound, or wherever you decide to venture.
We hope this manual will help you become familiar with the boat. We ask that you
keep it clean and operational. If you have questions about the boat or about places
to visit, please do not hesitate to ask the AYC staff.
Pleasant cruising!
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 BASIC INFORMATION ...................................................................................... 11
2 BOAT OPERATION ........................................................................................... 13
2.1 Important Points ......................................................................................... 13
2.2 Engine Inspection ....................................................................................... 13
2.2.1 Forward Engine Compartment......................................................... 13
2.2.2 Main Engine Compartment .............................................................. 14
2.2.3 Lazarette.......................................................................................... 14
2.3 Engine Startup............................................................................................ 15
2.4 Engine Operation........................................................................................ 15
2.5 Engine Shutdown ....................................................................................... 16
2.6 Getting Underway....................................................................................... 16
2.6.1 Shore Power .................................................................................... 16
2.6.2 Inside Stowage ................................................................................ 16
2.6.3 Bimini Cover .................................................................................... 17
2.7 Cruising ...................................................................................................... 17
2.8 Docking ...................................................................................................... 17
2.9 Fuel ............................................................................................................ 19
2.9.1 Refueling.......................................................................................... 19
2.9.2 Fuel Management............................................................................ 19
3 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS................................................................................... 21
3.1 DC System ................................................................................................. 21
3.1.1 Battery Banks and Switches ............................................................ 21
3.1.2 Battery Charge Condition................................................................. 23
3.1.3 Battery Charging and Combining..................................................... 23
3.1.4 House Batteries Switch.................................................................... 24
3.1.5 Port Engine–House Battery #2 ACR................................................ 24
3.1.6 Engine Batteries Parallel Switch ...................................................... 25
3.1.7 Thruster Charger & Battery Switch .................................................. 25
3.1.8 Circuit Breakers and Fuses.............................................................. 25
3.1.9 12-Volt DC Outlets........................................................................... 25
3.2 AC System ................................................................................................. 26
3.2.1 AC Sources...................................................................................... 26
3.2.2 Shore Power .................................................................................... 26
3.2.3 Generator Operation........................................................................ 27
3.2.4 Inverter Power ................................................................................. 28
3.2.5 120-volt Outlets................................................................................ 29
4 SANITATION SYSTEM ...................................................................................... 31
4.1 Marine Toilet............................................................................................... 31
4.2 Sanitation Holding Tank ............................................................................. 31
4.2.1 Sanitation Tank Warning.................................................................. 31
4.2.2 Marine Pumpout Station .................................................................. 32
4.2.3 Overboard Discharge....................................................................... 32
4.2.4 Y-Valve ............................................................................................ 32
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5 WATER SYSTEMS ............................................................................................ 33
5.1 Fresh Water................................................................................................ 33
5.1.1 Fresh Water Pressure...................................................................... 33
5.1.2 Fresh Water Tanks. ......................................................................... 33
5.1.3 Fresh Water Dockside Inlet.............................................................. 33
5.1.4 Water Heater ................................................................................... 33
5.1.5 Cockpit Fresh Water Shower ........................................................... 34
5.1.6 Fresh Water Washdown Hose ......................................................... 34
5.2 Wastewater (Gray Water)........................................................................... 34
5.2.1 Sinks ................................................................................................ 34
5.2.2 Showers........................................................................................... 34
5.3 Raw Water.................................................................................................. 34
6 GALLEY-SALON ............................................................................................... 37
6.1 Dishware .................................................................................................... 37
6.2 Sink Countertop.......................................................................................... 37
6.3 Microwave .................................................................................................. 37
6.4 Range and Oven ........................................................................................ 37
6.5 Food Storage.............................................................................................. 38
6.6 Refrigeration ............................................................................................... 38
6.6.1 Refrigerator-Freezer ........................................................................ 38
6.6.2 Bridge Refrigerator .......................................................................... 38
6.7 Trash Compactor........................................................................................ 39
6.8 Ice Maker.................................................................................................... 39
6.9 Salon Dining Table ..................................................................................... 39
6.10 Salon-Pilothouse Bunks ............................................................................. 39
7 HEATING AND COOLING ................................................................................. 41
7.1 Diesel-Furnace Heating System ................................................................. 41
7.2 Cabin Electric Heating System ................................................................... 42
7.3 MarineAir Heating-Cooling System............................................................. 42
8 ELECTRONICS.................................................................................................. 43
8.1 VHF Radios ................................................................................................ 43
8.1.1 Pilothouse VHF Radio ..................................................................... 43
8.1.2 Bridge VHF Radio............................................................................ 43
8.2 Depth Sounding.......................................................................................... 44
8.2.1 Pilothouse Depth Sounder Display .................................................. 44
8.2.2 Bridge Depth Sounder ..................................................................... 44
8.3 Multifunction Displays................................................................................. 44
8.3.1 Radar Scanner................................................................................. 45
8.3.2 Global Positioning Sensor (GPS)..................................................... 45
8.3.3 Electronic Chart ............................................................................... 45
8.3.4 Digital Sounder ................................................................................ 45
8.4 Speed Log .................................................................................................. 46
8.5 Autopilot ..................................................................................................... 46
8.6 Cell Phone Service ..................................................................................... 46
8.7 Internet Service .......................................................................................... 46
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9 ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS........................................................................... 49
9.1 Salon Audio System ................................................................................... 49
9.2 Salon Video System ................................................................................... 49
9.3 Fwd Stateroom Video-Audio System.......................................................... 50
9.4 Bridge Audio System .................................................................................. 50
10 ANCHORING & DOCKING ................................................................................ 51
10.1 Working Anchor .......................................................................................... 51
10.1.1 Anchor Deployment ......................................................................... 51
10.1.2 Anchor Retrieval .............................................................................. 52
10.2 Spare Anchor ............................................................................................. 52
10.3 State Park Mooring Buoys.......................................................................... 52
10.4 Stern Tie..................................................................................................... 53
10.5 Bow Thruster .............................................................................................. 53
11 DINGHY ............................................................................................................. 55
11.1 Deployment ................................................................................................ 55
11.2 Operation.................................................................................................... 56
11.2.1 Maintenance .................................................................................... 56
11.2.2 Use .................................................................................................. 56
11.3 Retrieval ..................................................................................................... 56
11.4 Equipment .................................................................................................. 57
12 SAFETY ............................................................................................................. 59
12.1 Personal Flotation Devices......................................................................... 59
12.2 Throwing Devices ....................................................................................... 59
12.2.1 Throw Ring ...................................................................................... 59
12.2.2 Throw Line ....................................................................................... 59
12.3 Rescue Lifesling ......................................................................................... 59
12.4 Fire Extinguishers....................................................................................... 59
12.5 VHF Radio Distress Call............................................................................. 60
12.5.1 Using Channel 16 ............................................................................ 60
12.5.2 Using Digital Selective Calling (DSC) .............................................. 60
12.6 Visual Distress Signals ............................................................................... 60
12.7 First Aid ...................................................................................................... 61
12.8 Lanterns and Flashlights ............................................................................ 61
12.9 Remote Controlled Searchlight................................................................... 61
12.10
Hand-Held Spotlight ........................................................................... 61
12.11
Mobile Searchlight .............................................................................. 61
12.12
Thru-Hulls Location ............................................................................ 62
13 NAVIGATION ..................................................................................................... 63
13.1 Charts......................................................................................................... 63
13.1.1 Electronic Chart ............................................................................... 63
13.1.2 Official Charts .................................................................................. 63
13.1.3 Cruising Atlas................................................................................... 63
13.1.4 Chart Books ..................................................................................... 63
13.1.5 PC Navigation.................................................................................. 63
13.2 Tide and Current Tables............................................................................. 64
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13.3 Cruising Guides .......................................................................................... 64
13.4 Navigation Tools......................................................................................... 64
DOCUMENTS .................................................................................................... 65
14.1 Vessel Documents...................................................................................... 65
14.2 Border Crossing.......................................................................................... 65
14.3 Boat Equipment Manuals ........................................................................... 66
CLEANING......................................................................................................... 67
15.1 Waste Management Plan ........................................................................... 67
15.2 Cleaning Supplies....................................................................................... 67
15.3 Vacuum Cleaner......................................................................................... 67
15.4 Washer/Dryer ............................................................................................. 67
15.5 Deck Cleaning Gear ................................................................................... 68
15.6 Raw Water Washdown ............................................................................... 68
15.7 Fresh Water Washdown ............................................................................. 68
RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT......................................................................... 69
16.1 Barbeque .................................................................................................... 69
16.2 Deck Chairs ................................................................................................ 69
16.3 Crab Equipment.......................................................................................... 69
16.4 Fishing Equipment...................................................................................... 69
MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................. 71
17.1 Tools........................................................................................................... 71
17.2 Filters.......................................................................................................... 71
17.3 Spare Parts ................................................................................................ 71
Appendix A – Boating Contacts ...................................................................... 73
Appendix B – Boat Equipment ........................................................................ 75
Appendix C – Spare Parts and Supplies List ................................................. 79
Appendix D – Tool Inventory ........................................................................... 81
Appendix E – Galley Inventory ........................................................................ 83
Appendix F – Machinery/Electrical Inventory ................................................ 85
Appendix G – Raymarine E-Series Integrated Network ................................ 87
Appendix H – Inverter Wiring .......................................................................... 89
Appendix I – Registration Information............................................................ 91
Appendix J – Digital Satellite TV Channels .................................................... 93
Appendix K – Broadband Wireless Network .................................................. 95
INDEX ................................................................................................................ 97
Revision Notes.................................................................................................. 99
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1 BASIC INFORMATION
Here are some helpful facts for docking, maneuvering, and replenishment:
Item
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2
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Description
Length Overall (LOA) (pulpit, hull, transom)
Hull Length
Hull Beam
Draft
Bridge Clearance Height (w/Sat Antenna)
Displacement (approximate)
Diesel Fuel Capacity
Diesel Engine Oil Type
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Sanitation Holding Tank Capacity
Dinghy Motor Fuel Tank Capacity
Dinghy Motor Oil Type
Docking Fenders
Dock Lines
Spring Lines
Anchor, Bruce-Type
Anchor Rode
Barbecue Fuel Type
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Specification
54-ft 0-in
47-ft 4-in
14-ft 11-in
3-ft 6-in
23-ft
32,000 lbs
444-gal (222 each tank)
Heavy Duty SAE 15W-40
200-gal
48-gal
17 gal (gasoline only)
SAE 30
8 – 10x26 (black)
4 – 25+-ft (black)
2 – 35-ft (black)
66 lbs (30 kg)
100-ft chain, 200-ft nylon
Propane Tank
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2 BOAT OPERATION
Become familiar with the various systems outlined in this manual. Starlight Express has many
features designed for comfort, convenience, and safety. Proper use of these features will promote a
safe and relaxed trip.
2.1
Important Points
Remember “WOBBS” each morning: Water Coolant, Oil, Bilge, Belts, Sea Strainer. Any problem is
easier to fix while moored and more difficult while adrift.
Monitor both AC and DC electrical systems carefully. Be aware of power consumption, available
power, and charging capacity. Reduce use of non-essential electrical devices.
Sustained engine speed for fast cruising is 2400 RPM (80-percent rated power), about 16-knots.
Avoid engine speeds above 2400 RPM. Cruising at 2200 RPM will achieve 14 to 15-knots and
reduce fuel rate consumption.
Lubricants, common spare parts, and tools are located in the engine compartment and beneath the
salon portside seat (see Appendices C and D).
Protect the interior from damage, including vinyl coverings, headliners, mattresses, wallpaper,
woodwork, countertops, carpet, and appliances.
2.2
2.2.1
Engine Inspection
Forward Engine Compartment
Turn ON lights to the engine compartments at the ENGINE ROOM LIGHT switch on the Pilothouse
DC Panel. Raise the passageway staircase hatch to enter the forward engine compartment. .
Just forward of the hatch opening, note the positions of the valve levers on the FUEL MANAGEMENT
BOARD. Normally, all levers will be in vertical position, except for the generator may switched to port
fuel tank.
Check the glass bowls of the PRIMARY FUEL FILTERS on the port and starboard bulkheads for
water or debris. Use a paper cup to catch the mixture. Rotate the thumb-wheel valve. Drain fuel
until water and debris are removed. Recheck the bowl later.
On the starboard bulkhead, check the glass bowl of the GENERATOR FUEL FILTER for water or
debris. Check the glass bowl of the COOLANT HEATER FILTER for water or debris. Drain and
clean as necessary.
On the starboard bulkhead, check the pressure gauge on the HYDRAULIC SHIFT RESERVOIR.
Pressure should be 80-85 PSI for best operation. A pump is located in the toolkit if pressure needs to
be restored.
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On the port bulkhead, note the position of the WATER TANK SELECTOR valve – water is drawn from
either the forward or aft water tanks located beneath the forward stateroom. If the FRESHWATER
PUMP is runs intermittently, the cause is usually an empty tank. Flip the selector valve to a full tank.
2.2.2
Main Engine Compartment
Within the Forward Engine Compartment, remove the bulkhead hatch to the main engine
compartment and lay it aside the aisle.
Inspect each engine for abnormal conditions. Check the general condition of HOSES, FUEL LINES,
and AIR INTAKES.
Check the ENGINE COOLANT reservoirs for normal range.
Check the OIL level. With a paper towel or rag handy, raise the dipstick. A pair of etch marks on
each dipstick indicates minimum and maximum oil level. If it is necessary to add oil, open the
floorboards in the Salon to access the top of the engine compartment. Open the oil filler cap on valve
cover of No 1 piston. Use a funnel to pour oil. Recheck the dipstick. Wipe spills.
CAUTION: DO NOT OVERFILL the engine oil. Damage may result. Recheck the oil level
periodically. Report unusual consumption.
Check the TRANSMISSION FLUID level in each transfer case. The red-colored twist caps and
dipstick are on top of the transfer case housings.
CAUTION: Ensure the caps are tightened to prevent contamination.
Be sure the RAW WATER SEACOCK valves to the engines are in the ‘open’ position (lever in-line
with valve). Check the glass container of the RAW WATER STRAINER for debris. If necessary,
close the seacock, loosen the thumbscrews on the strainer cover, clean the strainer, and reassemble.
CAUTION: Remember to recheck each seacock position after servicing.
Lift the engine compartment floor panel. Test the automatic bilge pump by lifting on the tab switch to
activate pump manually. If defective, take necessary steps to determine the cause and fix – this is
the first line of defense for flooding.
2.2.3
Lazarette
Open the center Lazarette hatch at the Cockpit.
Check the STEERING FLUID level and the TRIM TAB FLUID level in their containers on the transom.
Periodically, check the BATTERY FLUID levels in the batteries when in long use. Ensure fluid covers
the plates. Top off with DISTILLED water as necessary. Do not overfill.
CAUTION: Use DISTILLED WATER only – bottled water will destroy the batteries.
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Engine Startup
At the DC Electrical Panel, turn ON the Port and Starboard “Engine” breakers. Turn ON the ‘Trim
Tab’ breaker.
At the pilothouse station, move the GEAR SHIFT levers forward and backward to check freedom of
movement. Return levers to the ‘neutral’ position -- the ignition safety switch will prevent starting if
the shifts levers are not neutral.
Move the THROTTLES forward and backward to check freedom of movement. Then return them to
the ‘idle’ position (aft position).
Insert the keys into the IGNITION SWITCHES. Start one engine at a time as described below.
Turn the key clockwise partway until the ENGINE ALARM sounds and ENGINE PRE-HEAT LAMP
turns ON. Observe the lamp, and wait for it to turn OFF.
Then, turn the key fully clockwise to engage the starter motor. If the starter motor does not engage
when the key is turned, check for neutral position of the gearshift lever – adjust, and try again.
In cooler conditions, it may be necessary to add a slight amount of throttle.
If the engine cranks very slowly and fails to turn over, check the condition of the engine battery on the
DC ELECTRICAL PANEL. If the battery is low, the opposite engine battery can be added to boost
starting power. Press and hold the BATTERY PARALLEL switch on the Helm Panel to combine the
other engine battery, while attempting to restart the engine.
After starting, raise the engine speed to 1000 rpm on the TACHOMETER slowly. Warm the engine
for 2 to 4 minutes. Observe the readings on the VOLTMETER, OIL PRESSURE GAUGE,
TEMPERATURE GAUGE, and FUEL GAUGE. The oil pressure should indicate at least 40 PSI within
10 seconds.
CAUTION -- If oil pressure is low, shutdown the engine, and inspect engine compartment and look for
possible cause (for example, loss of oil.)
Check the ENGINE EXHAUST on the stern to ensure water is flowing.
CAUTION -- If engine overheats or there is lack of raw water expelled in the engine exhaust, stop the
engine. Recheck the seacock (raw-water valve) for ‘open position’. Recheck the raw water strainer
for debris. Check for a broken engine belt, which turns the raw water pump. Restart the engine, and
re-check for water flow at the exhaust. If water is not flowing properly, the RAW WATER PUMP may
need to be serviced. Please seek assistance!
Repeat the procedure above for the other engine.
2.4
Engine Operation
Monitor oil pressure and coolant temperature gauges frequently. Oil pressure should remain above
40 PSI. Coolant temperature should be between 150 and 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
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ENGINE SPEED for cruising is 2400 RPM (80% of rated power). This will achieve a satisfactory
cruising speed, depending upon boat load and sea condition.
Look and listen for changes in engine performance, sound, or appearance that may indicate need for
service. An ‘ear protector’ is found in the engine forward compartment to aid in visual inspections.
CAUTION -- If an engine overheats or the alarm sounds, stop the engine immediately. Do an engine
inspection to determine cause.
2.5
Engine Shutdown
Before shutting down engines, allow time for cooling, gradually and uniformly. The time period
engaged in docking the boat is usually sufficient.
Move each GEARSHIFT is in the ‘neutral’ position and each THROTTLE is in the ‘idle’ position. Turn
each ignition key to OFF position.
Check INSTRUMENT PANEL switches on Bridge and Pilothouse and turn off unnecessary DC
electrical devices.
2.6
2.6.1
Getting Underway
Shore Power
The SHORE POWER INLETS are located on the starboard side.
When disconnecting POWER CORDS, first turn OFF the DOCKSIDE MASTER breakers on the
PILOTHOUSE AC ELECTRICAL PANEL and check for zero volt on the voltmeter.
Next, go to the shore station and turn the Shore Power switch OFF. Then, disconnect the cord from
the shore receptacle. Last, disconnect the cord from the boat inlet. .
WARNING: To avoid danger of electrical shock by accidentally dropping ‘hot’ cord into the water,
avoid handling the cord while it is connected to the shore receptacle.
Stow the POWER CORDS beneath the starboard Lazarette hatch. Extra 30-amp power cord
extensions, as well as a 50-amp cord, are stored there also.
Two CORD ADAPTERS (20-amp and 15-amp) are located in the PILOTHOUSE AC ELECTRICAL
cabinet. Use these to adapt the 30-amp power cord to 20-amp or 15-amp shore power receptacles.
To reconnect shore power, reverse the procedure above, first connecting the cord to the boat, then to
the shore station.
2.6.2
Inside Stowage
Close the PORTHOLES and the FORWARD HATCHES. Close salon windows as necessary. Latch
or close DOORS.
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Check the GALLEY, the SALON, and STATEROOMS for items that will topple or spill underway (e.g.
drink glasses, coffee cups, and food bowls). Place loose items inside CABINETS and DRAWERS
and push-in the latch buttons.
2.6.3
Bimini Cover
The BIMINI COVER may be deployed or stowed. To stow, release the canvas snaps from the mast.
Fold the frame forward and secure the straps and frame in standing position. Wrap the BIMINI BOOT
canvas around the bimini – the boot is normally stowed beneath the bridge seat portside.
2.7
Cruising
Brief crewmembers on their departure duties and assign positions for handling SPRING LINES,
DOCK LINES and assisting others. Once clear of traffic, crewmembers can stow FENDERS and
lines.
Operate the vessel from either helm, which ever provides visibility for the course, speed, weather, sea
conditions and comfort. Normally, close-quarter maneuvering is best from the bridge helm.
During limited visibility, turn on the NAVIGATION LIGHTS at the DC Panel and the helm switches.
Ensure the TRIM TAB switch is ON at the DC Electrical Panel.
Before changing to high-speed cruising, rock both TRIM TAB rocker switches in the ‘bow-down’
position to deflect the trim tabs downward. This will help the boat to plan as it accelerates.
In ‘following-sea’ conditions or swells, favor a ‘bow-up’ trim position to avoid plowing into waves.
Perform trim adjustments carefully.
Ensure the THROTTLES are ‘idle’ before engaging the GEAR SHIFTERS to avoid engine and
transmission damage.
Move both THROTTLES slowly and allow the engines to power up. Equalize engine speeds on the
ENGINE SYNCHRONIZER on the Pilothouse helm.
An engine speed of 2400 RPM should achieve a comfortable speed, depending upon boat
configuration, weight, and sea conditions. Avoid engine speeds above 2400 RPM for more than a
short duration. Higher engine speed causes higher engine stresses and higher fuel consumption.
However, vary the engine speed slightly during a cruise.
2.8
Docking
During docking, the Bridge helm usually offers greater visibility all around.
Listed below is equipment onboard for docking and mooring.
Item
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Description
Location(s)
Usage
10”x26” black with
10-ft whip line
4 foredeck holders
2 midship
2 cockpit
Lazarette portside
hatch
Hang from rail or cleat at
float or dock, or at boat
rail level when rafting.
Supplemental. With 10lb.weight, can used to tie
alongside log boom.
May be used as fender or
buoy marker.
General purpose. Use as
Dock or Spring Line.
General purpose. Use as
Dock Line or Spring Line.
Required to transit Ballard
Locks near Seattle.
Throwing line. Not
suitable as mooring line.
Reaching, line handling,
retrieval
Hold on end of boat pole
with tension. Poke tip
into buoy ring. To
retrieve, use boat hook to
pull hook away from ring.
Anchor rode. Can use as
a self- retrieving stern tie.
General purpose. Used
to add lead weight to
fender.
Fender,
supplemental
2
16 in. length, white
whip line.
Fender, Round
1
35-ft Dock Line
4
8-in. diameter, red
with whip line
5/8” black braid
25+-ft Dock Line
2
50-ft General
Purpose Line
50-ft Heaving
Line
Boat Pole,
Extendable
25-ft Line with
Mooring Hook
2
200-ft Rode for
Spare Anchor
2-ft Lines
1
1
1
1
3
5/8” black braid
line
½” white 3-strand
line
3/8” white braided
line
Silver aluminum
with plastic hook
5/8” white 3-strand
line, with 16”
stainless steel
mooring hook
½” white 3-strand
line
¼” black, 3-strand
with loops
Lazarette portside
hatch
2x foredeck locker
2x cockpit hanger
1x foredeck locker
1x cockpit hanger
Lazarette portside
hanger
1x cockpit hanger
Cockpit bracket
Foredeck locker
Lazarette portside
hatch
Lazarette portside
hatch
Anticipate the document maneuver, and issue clear instructions on how docking will (or may) take
place. Assign line-handling duties. Under very ideal conditions, an able crewmember may plan to
step off the swim step (not jump) to the dock and control a STERN LINE at the nearest cleat.
Other crewmembers can be assigned at the foredeck and amidships to assist with DOCK LINES and
SPRING LINES.
Re-position the TRIM TABS to the ‘bow up’ position (press 8 to 10 seconds) to make slow-speed
backing and turning easier.
While moving toward dock, center the WHEEL to straighten rudders, and use the engine
GEARSHIFTS, THROTTLES, and good seamanship to maneuver. If BOW THRUSTER as required
for positioning the bow, push the two ON buttons simultaneously to activate the joystick. Move the
joystick toward the desired direction, port or starboard.
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2.9
2.9.1
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Fuel
Refueling
Each fuel tank holds 222 gallons – total of 444 gallons. Turn the ignition keys ON to read the
Pilothouse fuel gauges.
It is good practice to refuel before the tanks reach ¼ full. The best reason is to avoid the anxiety of
searching for fuel.
DIESEL FUEL FILLS are located on each side, aft of the pilothouse doors. Fuel vents are located in
the hull near the fills. Remove FILLER CAPs with the CAP REMOVAL TOOL.
At the pump, make sure the attendant gives you the correct fuel hose – DIESEL, DIESEL, DIESEL!
Make sure the nozzle is at the ‘DIESEL’ deck fills – not the sewage holding tank. Double-check to
avoid catastrophe. Have extra oil sorbs handy to soak up spilled fuel.
Many fuel docks do not have adequate hose length to reach the opposite side deck fill and it may be
necessary to route the hose through the pilothouse. Please take steps to protect the carpet and
interior . Reposition rugs, mats, or oil sorbs beneath the path of the hose. Wrap an oil sorb around
the nozzle to catch. Wipe the hose clean with sorbs or towels to remove fuel, grease, and dirt as it
passes through the pilothouse.
Have a rough idea of the number of gallons needed based on the fuel gauges, e.g. ½ full is about 110
gallons. Position self or a crewmember to watch the diesel pump meter or relay the numbers.
Place the nozzle into the tank opening. Pump slowly and evenly. Note the sound of the fuel flow.
Pumping too fast may not allow time for air to escape, which may result in fuel spray from the
opening. As the tank fills, the sound will rise in pitch or gurgle. Pay attention to the TANK
OVERFLOW VENT on the outside of the hull near the tank fill. Spurting may indicate the tank is
nearly full. Top off carefully. Be prepared to catch spilled fuel from the overflow vent and the fill
opening. (Note. Spillage will result in a nasty fine from law enforcement.)
Replace each tank fill cap – do not over-tighten. Cleanup spillage immediately with oil sorbs for
environmental and health reasons. Wash hands with soap and water thoroughly.
2.9.2
Fuel Management
The FUEL MANAGEMENT BOARD is located beneath the stairs in the front of the engine
compartment. Fuel can be directed from either tank to the engines and generator using the supply
valves. Recheck the position of the valve levers each time exiting the engine compartment.
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3 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Boat electrical is organized into TWO distribution systems: DC and AC:
•
•
DC (Direct Current) – supplies boat systems, lights, and electronics.
AC (Alternating Current) – supplies 120V appliances, similar to household use
DC power has six sources:
• House Battery Bank - main boat systems, lights, and electronics
• House Battery Bank #2 (inverter) – AC devices connected to inverter and other components
• Starboard Engine Battery – Starboard Engine starting
• Port Engine Battery – Port Engine starting
• Generator Battery – Diesel Generator starting
• Thruster Battery (24V) – Bow Thruster operation
AC power has three sources:
• Shore power – dockside power station
• 12 kilowatt Diesel generator – generator in Lazarette
• DC-AC Inverter – for select AC devices connected to inverter
The boat electrical components are controlled from the Pilothouse AC and DC ELECTRICAL
PANELS, the BATTERY PANEL in the Salon aft port cabinet, and the Thruster BATTERY switch in
the Forward Stateroom.
When Shore Power or the Generator is not used, the batteries are providing all 12-volt DC power and
the “inverted” 120-volt AC power. Batteries have limited capacity. Under this condition, monitor the
use of electricity carefully. Turn OFF unnecessary electrical devices to conserve battery power.
Shore Power, generator, or engine alternators will restore battery capacity.
AC and DC Panel breakers are labeled for all devices and circuits.
3.1
3.1.1
DC System
Battery Banks and Switches
The BATTERY BANKS supply power for lights, electronics, engine starting, generator starting, and
bow thruster.
There are six battery banks:
Battery/Bank
Battery Type
Port Engine Battery
Starboard Engine Battery
House Battery Bank #1 (boat sys)
House Battery Bank #2 (inverter)
Generator Battery
Thruster Battery Bank (24V)
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SeaVolt Group 8D (wet cell)
SeaVolt Group 8D (wet cell)
Dyno GC2B (4x6V 2-Pair, Deep-Cycle)
Dyno GC2B (4x6V 2-Pair, Deep-Cycle)
SeaVolt Group 24 650CCA (wet cell)
Optima Glasmat (2x12V, Deep Cycle, dry)
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Capacity
255-AH
255-AH
490-AH
490-AH
65-AH
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Battery power consumption is measured in ampere-hour (AH or amp-hr). For example, a DC device
that uses 10-amps for 10 hours continuously would consume 100-AH (#amperes multiplied by #hours equals #amp-hrs). Note -The adjustable light bank in the salon consume10+Amps alone.
BATTERY SWITCHES are located in the BATTERY PANEL in the aft cabinet on the port side of
Salon, and for the bow thruster the starboard side of the bunk in the forward stateroom.
The DC system is shown below:
PRIMARY DC SYSTEM
Engine Btys Parallel Relay
Alternator
Pilothouse DC Distribution
Panel
Alternator
Isolator
Port
Engine
Stb
Engine
ON
Starter
ON
ON
15
15
15
15
15
Alternator
+
Starter
ON
Starter
225 AH
225 AH
490 AH
65 AH
Port Engine Battery
Stb Engine Battery
House Battery Bank #1
Generator Bty
Bow
Thruster
Automatic Charge
Relay
w/Start Isolator
Gen
Eng
Automatic
Charging
Relay
ON
ON
130 AH
490 AH
Thruster Battery Bank
(24V)
House Battery Bank #2
Ammeter Pickup
Thruster
Charger
AC
IN
InverterCharger
House
Charger
AC
IN
AC
IN & OUT
If cruising for more than a week, remove battery caps and inspect the battery electrolyte levels. If the
zinc plates are exposed, add distilled water until they are covered. Distilled water is available in the
compartment beneath the port Lazarette hatch cover.
WARNING: Do NOT use bottled water – it is NOT the same as distilled water, and it will destroy
batteries.
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Battery Charge Condition
Battery charge condition can be checked on the BATTERY MULTI-METER located on the DC
distribution panel. Rotate the switch between port, starboard, house 1, house 2, generator, and
thruster to measure charging or resting battery voltages and/or current.
While a battery bank is charging, the VOLT METER may read from 13.1 volts to 14.4 volts depending
on the state of the battery.
When a battery bank is resting, the voltmeter will give a rough indication of the state-of-charge of the
battery bank. This is a relative measure of the Amp-Hour (AH) capacity remaining in the battery bank
– see charge capacity above.
Battery Meter Voltage
12.65 volts
12.47 volts
12.25 volts
11.95 volts
11.70 volts
Battery State-of-Charge
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
The AMMETER will indicate current being used. Use it to as a method to measure and conserve
battery energy.
3.1.3
3.1.3.1
Battery Charging and Combining
Engine Alternators.
The ENGINE ALTERNATORS provide limited charging capacity to the engine and house batteries
while underway.
Engine speed above 1200 RPM will activate charging.
3.1.3.2
House Battery Charger
The BATTERY CHARGER (Promariner Model Promatic 50-3) provides charging to Port engine,
Starboard engine, and House Battery Bank #1 (boat systems) when connected to Shore Power or
Generator Power. It will also charge the House Battery Bank #2 (inverter) through the Battery
Charging Relay (see below)
Turn ON the BATTERY CHARGER switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel. The battery charger device is
located in the engine compartment portside.
3.1.3.3
Inverter Battery Charger
The INVERTER CHARGER (Outback Model VFX-2812M) provides charging to House Battery Bank
#2 (inverter). It will also charge the House Battery Bank #1 (boat systems) through the Battery
Charging Relay is connected (see below). Continuous battery-charge output is 120 Amps DC.
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Ensure both the INVERTER AC SUPPLY switch and the INVERTER/CHARGER switch on the
Pilothouse AC Panel are ON for charging during connection to Shore Power or Generator Power.
These switches are normally ON and protected on the panel. Turn OFF before maintenance.
The inverter charger is located beneath the Salon starboard aft seat.
3.1.3.4
House Batteries Automatic Charging Relay
An AUTOMATIC CHARGING RELAY (ACR) connects House Battery Bank #1 (boat systems) and
House Battery Bank #2 (inverter) automatically during charging.
When no charging source is present, the relay disconnects the banks to isolate during discharge. For
example if the House Battery Bank #2 (inverter) is discharging heavily, the disconnected relay will
isolate the House Battery Bank to conserve its storage.
Three indicator LEDs show the following:
•
•
•
GREEN - indicates both banks are connected. If the voltage on both battery banks remains
high, the LED turns ON, and the battery banks will connect in about 1 minute
AMBER – normally ON when banks are being discharged. When the LED turns ON, the
battery banks will disconnect in about 1 minute.
RED - indicates voltage is above over-voltage setting, 15-volts. If the voltage is over-voltage,
the RED LED will turn ON, and the battery banks will disconnect.
The relay is bypassed when the House Batteries Switch is in Battery Combine position. The relay is
located above and forward of the generator beneath the cowling of the middle Lazarette hatch.
3.1.4
House Batteries Switch
The switch is located above and forward of the generator next to the house battery-charging relay.
The HOUSE BATTERIES SWITCH controls usage of the House Battery Bank #1 (boat systems) and
the House Battery Bank #2 (inverter). Normally this switch is in the ON position.
However, in exceptional cases, both House Battery Banks can be combined into one system, for
example, to boost power to a weak battery bank. Turn the switch to the COMBINE position.
When switch is in OFF position, each battery bank is disconnected from boat systems and inverter.
3.1.5
Port Engine–House Battery #2 ACR
To supplement total charging while underway, an AUTOMATIC CHARGING RELAY (ACR) connects
the House Battery Bank #2 (inverter) with the Port Engine alternator (via the port engine battery)
When no charging source is present, the relay disconnects to isolate during discharge between the
Port Engine Battery and the House Battery Bank #2 to conserve its storage.
Note. The yellow manual override control knob provides can be used to combine the battery banks
(in an emergency only). With knob in the REMOTE position, push DOWN until latched ON. Rotate
the knob clockwise to release the knob (pop-up) and rotate the knob back to the REMOTE position.
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Engine Batteries Parallel Switch
An ENGINE BATTERIES PARALLEL switch is provided at each helm. It will combine both engine
batteries in case one engine battery is too weak to start engine on its own.
3.1.7
Thruster Charger & Battery Switch
The THRUSTER BATTERY CHARGER (Xantrex Model XC 1524) provides charging to the Bow
Thruster Battery Bank.
Turn ON the BT BATTERY CHARGER switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel. The battery charger is
located beneath the forward stateroom bunk on the starboard side. Note - The thruster battery bank
is charged by shore power or generator only. It is not connected to the inverter-charger or engine
alternators.
The THRUSTER battery switch is located on the starboard side of the forward stateroom bunk.
Normally this switch is in the ON position for bow thruster operation. Turn OFF the switch to
disconnect the battery from the thruster during emergency or maintenance.
3.1.8
Circuit Breakers and Fuses
The MASTER CIRCUIT BREAKERS for DC accessory, windlass, and davit are located on the
BATTERY PANEL in the Salon aft port cabinet.
DC component circuit breakers are located on Pilothouse DC panel.
Accessory fuse blocks for electronics, such as VHF radio, are located at beneath helm stations.
Some electronic equipment has secondary fuse protection near the unit.
3.1.9
12-Volt DC Outlets
12-VOLT OUTLETS are located as follows:
Outlets
1
2
2
2
Location
Pilothouse port side instrument panel
Pilothouse starboard side navigation station
Above stereo system starboard side
Forward Stateroom port side cabinet
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Panel Switch Name
DC Electronics switch
DC Electronics switch
DC Lights switch
DC Stereo switch
Position
ON
ON
ON
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AC System
3.2.1
AC Sources
There are three sources available for AC 120-volt power
AC Source
Shore Power
Source Location
3x Inlets on Pilothouse Stb Side
Generator
Inverter
Activate unit at Pilothouse AC Panel
Available when Shore Power or Generator are not
Service Capacity
LINE 1 = 30-A
LINE 2 = 30-A
LINE 3 = 50-A
50-A
30-A
The system is designed so that Shore Power and Generator CANNOT supply power simultaneously.
The Inverter will supply power to selected AC devices when neither Shore Power nor Generator are
supplying power -- see section Inverter Power for more information.
Whatever AC source is used, the total power usage of AC components could exceed the service
capacity of the power service. For example, if the power service is 30-amps AC, a combination of
components exceeding 30-amps will cause the Line 1 AC circuit breaker to trip OFF. It may be
necessary to turn off AC components to not exceed capacity of the power service.
3.2.2
3.2.2.1
Shore Power
Service Connection
Most marinas offer 30-amp (30A) service at the moorage slip. Simply plug the 30A Cord from shore
receptacle to boat inlet.
However, if the marina has 15-amp (15A), 20-amp (20A), or 50-amp (50A) service, cord adapters
may be connected to the shore power receptacle.
Shore Source
15A-125V
20A-125V
30A-125V
50A-125/250V
50A-125V
50A-125/250V
Adapter Type
15A-125V to 30A-125V
20A-125V to 30A-125V
None Needed
50A-125/250V to 30A-125V
None Needed
50A-125/250V to 50A-125V
Location Cord
Pilothouse 30A
Pilothouse 30A
30A
Lazarette
30A
50A
Lazarette
50A
Line1
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Line2
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Line3
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Shore power INLETS are located on hull starboard side adjacent to Pilothouse. Normally, use LINE 1
for dockside service and set the AC Panel for Line 1, Line 2, and Line 3 in parallel service mode (see
service options below).
Shore POWER CORDS are found beneath the Lazarette starboard hatch.
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Before connecting to shore power, turn OFF the DOCKSIDE MASTER breakers on the AC master
panel.
Connect the shore power cord to the boat inlet. Allow slack in the cable. Turn OFF the switch on the
shore power receptacle, then connect the cord to the receptacle. Then, turn ON the shore power
receptacle.
CAUTION: Always attach the shore power cord to the boat inlet first, then to the dockside connection
last to avoid shock or injury by accidental dropping of “hot” cord into the water.
Move power cord off pathways and shield it from foot traffic. Tidy up excess cordage. Avoid hanging
cord in water.
WARNING: Monitor the electrical panel’s polarity indicator. A “red” light indicates reverse polarity –
DO NOT engage the DOCKSIDE MASTER breaker switch. Reversed polarity is dangerous.
Immediately turn OFF the shore power source, disconnect the cord, and notify dock or marina
management.
Turn ON the DOCKSIDE MASTER breaker switch. The power available light and the VOLTMETER
will read about 110 to 120-volts.
Turn ON individual AC component breakers, as required. If the dockside power capacity is
exceeded, the main breaker will trip. Reduce/turn off excess components before resetting the main
breaker.
3.2.2.2
Service Line Options
Normally, LINE 2 and LINE 3 on the Pilothouse AC Panel are operating in “parallel’ mode with LINE
1. “Parallel mode” is setup when LINE 2 selector switch points to ‘Line 1-2’ and LINE 3 Selector
switch points to ‘Line 1-3”. The MASTER breakers for Lines 2 and 3 are disabled.
In “parallel” mode, the total current is the added values of the 3 AMMETERS. If the total value
current the service capacity of the dockside receptacle (e.g. exceeds 30-amp shore power), the
LINE1 DOCKSIDE MASTER breaker will trip. Reduce individual AC components to not exceed the
service capacity
If more shore power service is available, LINE 2 and/or LINE 3 can be switched separate to “normal”
mode to deliver power to their respective AC line components only. Therefore, more total power
becomes available to the boat, assuming more dockside receptacles are available. In “normal” mode,
each corresponding line AMMETER represents the current.
Note. The most common usage is “parallel” mode.
3.2.3
Generator Operation
The Westerbeke diesel-powered GENERATOR is beneath the Lazarette center hatch. Prior to
operating the generator, ensure the generator SEACOCK VALVE is OPEN and the strainer is
checked for debris. Check the oil level dipstick periodically. Check the coolant fluid located in the
portside cockpit locker. Close the sound enclosure.
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The GENERATOR CONTROLS are located on the Pilothouse AC panel. The GENERATOR
BATTERY cutoff switch is located in the aft cabinet port side of the Salon.
To start the generator, rotate the Generator CONTROL switch to RUN position. Press and hold the
PRE-HEAT/OVERRIDE switch for about 20-seconds for pre-heating. Then, rotate the CONTROL
switch to the START position, releasing it as the generator starts.
Do not operate the starter for more than 30 seconds. If the generator does not start, wait at least 30
seconds, repeat steps above, and then attempt another start.
NOTE. The starting solenoid has been known to stick in the OFF position even when the PREHEAT/OVERRIDE switch is pressed. To check the solenoid operation, open the generator enclosure
and locate the solenoid arm at the front, starboard side of genset. Have an assistant push the PREHEAT switch and observe snap movement of the solenoid arm. If it does not move, tap or nudge the
arm until it is free, and attempt to start.
Monitor the oil pressure, water temperature, and voltage gauges on panel. The generator will
automatically shutdown when oil and temperature conditions become unsatisfactory.
Normally, the boat’s AC system is setup for shore power source on LINE 1 ‘parallel’ mode. To set
up for generator source, turn OFF the Line 1 AC MASTER switch. Slide the breaker lockout protector
to allow the generator. Turn ON the MASTER switch.
Turn ON the GENERATOR MASTER breaker switch.
The power available indicator and the voltage meters will indicate power. If power is not indicate,
recheck both circuit breaker settings above. As a last resort, open the generator enclosure and
ensure the generator unit circuit breaker is turned ON at the rear of the generator unit.
Turn ON AC component breakers as required.
WARNING. Fuel for the generator is supplied from either port or starboard fuel tanks. The Fuel
Management Board valves levers indicate selection. Normally, the levers are matched so the ‘return
fuel’ is routed back to the same tank from which it was ‘drawn’. Otherwise, fuel drawn returned to a
full tank may spill overboard through the tank overfill vent, resulting in environmental hazard.
3.2.4
Inverter Power
The INVERTER provides AC power when Shore Power or Generator is not connected.
Three switches on the AC and DC panels control inverter operation.
Panel
Panel Switch Name
Purpose
DC
AC
AC
Inverter DC Supply
Inverter AC Supply
Inverter
Connects inverter to 12-volt battery source
Connects inverter to 120-volt source
Connects inverted devices to inverter
Switch Position
ON
ON
ON
When the inverter is providing power, only a few selected AC circuits are available.
AC Panel Switch Device
Water Heater
Trash Compacter
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LINE 1
LINE 1
Inverted?
NO
NO
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AC Panel Switch Device
Battery Charger
Salon/Pilothouse Receptacles
Galley Receptacles
Ice Maker
Bridge Refrigerator
Electric Range
Galley Refrigerator
Mstr SR/Head Receptacles
Aft SR/Head Receptacles
Microwave
Central Vacuum
Washer/Dryer
Engine Heater Port
Engine Heater Starboard
Air Conditioner/Salon
Air Conditioner/Pilot House
Air Conditioner/Staterooms
Air Conditioner Relay
Heater #1
Heater #2
Heater #3
Heater #4
Bow Thruster Charger
Operation Manual
AC LINE
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 1
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 2
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
LINE 3
Inverted?
NO
YES
YES
YES
NO
NO
NO
YES
YES
YES
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
Note
Internet network, stereo system
DC/AC Dual – Bridge
DC/AC Dual – Refrigerator
When Dockside or Generator power is available, the Inverter will disconnect automatically from
battery source and will return devices to Dockside or Generator source:
If the Inverter does not operate, inspect the INVERTER located beneath the salon corner seat. If
there is no indicator light, then the main current fuse may need to be changed. WARNING: take
precautions to protect self from contacting DC high current.
•
•
•
Turn OFF the HOUSE BATTERY COMBINER switch beneath the center Lazarette hatch.
At the fuse holder beneath the starboard hatch, remove the 2 bolts on the fuse
Replace with 300 Amp fuse in the Electrical spares box (beneath Salon seat).
For details of inverter wiring, see Appendix
3.2.5
120-volt Outlets
In addition to panel circuit breaker, 120-volt outlets are ground-fault protected (GFCI). In an outlet is
not operating, first check the panel switch and then the GFCI outlet for the circuit
Panel Circuit
Pilothouse
Salon/Galley
Above stereo system starboard side
Forward Stateroom port side cabinet
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Port side Pilothouse Helm
Port side of Refrigerator
Aft Head Cabinet
Forward Head
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4 SANITATION SYSTEM
Each crewmember must know the proper use of the Marine Toilets -- this is important. The drain
openings are small -- pipes, valves, and pumps may clog.
Adults should monitor children to make sure nothing foreign (non-waste items) are thrown into the
toilets.
If the HOLDING TANK Warning Light on the Pilothouse DC Panel is RED, take steps to dispose the
sewage immediately.
4.1
Marine Toilet
The MARINE TOILET (Vacu Flush) is emptied at the press of the foot switch. Lifting up the foot
switch will increase the water level in the bowl prior to flushing.
Turn ON the two TOILET switches and the WATER PRESSURE switch on the DC panel.
NEVER put foreign objects (paper towels, tampons, Kleenex, sanitary napkins, household toilet
paper, or food scraps) into the toilet. Foreign objects will damage the pump. Use special marine
tissue paper available from marine supply stores.
If the bowl fails to drain when flushing, the drain opening may be blocked. The opening is small to
prevent foreign objects from reaching the pump. Turn OFF the toilet at the DC panel. Press the
pedal to open the ball valve and clear the debris from the opening.
If the bowl fails to fill with water after a flush, recheck the WATER PRESSURE switch on the DC
Panel.
If the toilet pump activates between flushing, check for presence of water in the bowl. If no water, the
reason is poor seal of the ball valve, resulting in air vacuum break. Press the foot switch to flush and
open the ball valve. Check for toilet paper or other debris between the ball and the seal. Flush clean
as necessary.
4.2
Sanitation Holding Tank
The SANITATION HOLDING TANK capacity is 48 gallons.
Be aware of the sewage production rate for the crew - about 1 gallon per flush. An overfilled tank
may break a hose, clog the air vent, or burst a seal. The result will be indescribable catastrophe and
extensive repair.
Be familiar with the applicable laws concerning dumping sewage directly overboard.
4.2.1
Sanitation Tank Warning
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The HOLDING TANK MONITOR is located on the Pilothouse DC panel. Turn ON the HOLDING
TANK MONITOR switch on the DC Panel. A ‘red’ warning light ON indicates the tank is nearly full.
.Take steps to empty the tank (see below).
Do not rely on the ‘red’ warning light -- check the holding tank fluid level in the engine compartment
starboard side with a flashlight
4.2.2
Marine Pumpout Station
Marine Pumpout Stations are located at many fuel docks and marina floats. Use each refueling
opportunity to empty the sanitation tank. Follow the instructions on the pump unit.
Remove the WASTE CAP located on the starboard side. Double check deck fitting to be sure it is
WASTE.
Insert the pump-out nozzle into the opening. Turn ON the lever located on pump out handle. When
finished, close the lever on handle. Remove from deck fitting.
If water hose is nearby, it is a good idea to add water to the tank and pump out again to reduce head
odors.
Replace the WASTE CAP.
4.2.3
Overboard Discharge
Be familiar with the laws concerning dumping sewage directly overboard.
To discharge, turn ON the Holding Tank Discharge breaker on the Pilothouse DC Panel. Depress
both MACERATOR ROCKER SWITCHES simultaneously on the Pilothouse DC Panel. Listen to the
macerator’s sound. When the pitch becomes higher, the tank is empty. Discharge is on the
starboard side.
It should take a few minutes to empty the tank. Do not run the macerator longer than necessary to
avoid pump burnout.
4.2.4
Y-Valve
The Y-VALVE directs the sewage waste to either the sanitation-holding tank or directly overboard.
The Y-VALVE is located engine compartment starboard side.
Sewage is directed to the sanitation holding tank. The Y-valve is wire-tied to the holding tank position
to meet US Coast Guard regulation. Leave it tied UNLESS there is an emergency.
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5 WATER SYSTEMS
5.1
Fresh Water
Two fresh water tanks deliver about 200-gallons to faucets, showers, and toilets.
5.1.1
Fresh Water Pressure
The FRESH WATER PUMP located in the forward engine room compartment maintains water
pressure automatically. Turn ON the WATER PRESSURE switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel.
If the FRESH WATER PUMP runs continuously when faucets are closed, determine whether the
source tank is empty (see below)
5.1.2
Fresh Water Tanks.
Observe the tank levels by ‘pressing’ the WATER TANK rocker switch on the DC Electrical Panel.
The TANK SELECTOR VALVE .is located in the Forward Engine room compartment portside. Rotate
the valve to the desired tank. Upon switching to a full tank, the FRESH WATER PUMP will recharge
the water system and stop.
To refill the tanks, remove the WATER FILL CAPS on the Foredeck. Run the water hose to clear
stale water from the hose before placing nozzle in the tank opening. Avoid flushing debris from the
deck into the tank opening.
5.1.3
Fresh Water Dockside Inlet
A FRESH WATER INLET for shore-based water is found on the hull transom. It can be used in lieu
of the boat water pressure system. Turn OFF the fresh water pressure pump when used. Turn OFF
the shore faucet when not used.
CAUTION. Monitor the water system closely when using this method. Should the boat’s plumbing
develop a leak, fresh water would be delivered continuously to the boat, resulting in flooding.
5.1.4
Water Heater
WATER HEATER capacity is 18-gallons. Hot water is produced in one of 3 ways:
•
•
•
AC Power – Turn ON the WATER HEATER switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel
Diesel Furnace - Set control unit (located above Salon stereo) to SYSTEM HEAT
Engine Heat - Set control unit to ENGINE HEAT while underway.
Diesel Furnace (SYSTEM HEAT) will provide ‘warm’ water for washing or showering while at anchor
or dock.
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On AC power, the WATER HEATER consumes a large amount of power, so it may be necessary to
reduce power to other AC devices.
CAUTION. Turn OFF the water heater if the fresh water tanks are low. If the water heater dries, the
AC heating elements will be damaged.
5.1.5
Cockpit Fresh Water Shower
A FRESH WATER SHOWER is located in the Cockpit. Ensure the faucet valves are turned OFF or
water will drain into the engine compartment.
The shower provides both hot and cold water.
5.1.6
Fresh Water Washdown Hose
A FRESH WATER WASHDOWN hose is located in the Cockpit starboard cabinet. Ensure the hose
nozzle or faucet is turned OFF or water will continue to be discharged from the Fresh Water system.
5.2
5.2.1
Wastewater (Gray Water)
Sinks
Wastewater from kitchen and galley sinks is drained overboard.
5.2.2
Showers
Wastewater from the 2 showers and head sinks is pumped overboard.
The Forward Head sump pump is located in the Passageway starboard beneath the heads. The
pump will cycle on/off automatically.
The Aft Head wastewater is pumped. Turn ON the SHOWER SUMP switch at the Pilothouse DC
Panel. Turn ON the SHOWER switch in the Head; otherwise the water will collect in the shower.
5.3
Raw Water
‘Raw water’ depends on the body of water (fresh, saltwater) where the boat is floating.
RAW WATER WASHDOWNs are available at 2 locations.
Location
Bow
Cockpit
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Turn ON the WASHDOWN switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel. When not in use, turn OFF the switch
to avoid load on the pressure pump.
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6 GALLEY-SALON
6.1
Dishware
Dishware is stowed in the Galley portside cabinets and drawers. Glassware is stowed in the ceiling
cabinet above the sink.
Pots and pans are stowed in the sliding drawer beneath the refrigerator.
Small kitchen appliances and larger items are located beneath the sinks.
Note. When underway in choppy seas, lock all galley cabinet doors to avoid contents spilling out.
6.2
Sink Countertop
Protect the countertops from damage. Use the cutting boards.
Water will tend to puddle against the teak panel behind the sink. Also, water will drain around the
right of the teak panel and onto the Salon floor. Keep the countertops dry.
6.3
Microwave
Turn ON the MICROWAVE switch at the Pilothouse AC Panel. The Microwave can be used with
shore, generator, or inverter power.
The unit uses a large amount of power (up to 14 amps). It may be necessary to reduce usage to
other AC devices to have sufficient power.
Note. When preparing meals, it may be necessary to shutdown non-essential AC devices temporarily
to provide sufficient power for galley appliances when shore power source is less than 30-amps.
6.4
Range and Oven
The boat is equipped with a 3-burner Range and Oven. Turn ON the ELECTRIC RANGE switch at
the Pilothouse AC panel.
The unit uses a large amount of AC power (up to 25 amps). It may be necessary to shutdown toher
AC devices to have sufficient power.
Lift the cook top surface cover to a vertical position and fold the top portion level to form a shelf.
Note. Ensure the cover is pressed downward firmly into vertical position to engage the range ‘safety’
switch; otherwise, the range control switches will not operate.
Each top burner has different cooking temperature capacity. The LEFT and RIGHT burners are
‘High” heat burners. The REAR burner is a ‘Medium’ heat burner.
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Note. Sometimes, the burner elements are switched around after cleanup. For the burners to
operate correctly with the controls, the high 1100-watt burners must be placed into the left and right
front sockets and the medium 550-watt burner into the rear socket. If in doubt, check the wattage
values stamped on each burner’s frame.
The toggle switch enables selection of BURNER and OVEN operation. Flipping the switch to ‘top
burners’ position allows ALL three top burners to be used. Flipping the switch to ‘Oven’ enables the
OVEN, the REAR burner, and the RIGHT burner (LEFT burner is disabled).
Lights beneath the Microwave illuminate the cook top surface. Turn ON the MICROWAVE switch at
the Pilothouse AC panel. Press ‘Light’ on the Microwave Oven panel.
The Microwave fan will vent odors and steam from the range. First, turn ON the MICROWAVE switch
at the Pilothouse AC panel. Press ‘Fan’ on the Microwave panel to ‘High’, ‘Low’, or ‘Off’.
6.5
Food Storage
Dry food and canned food may be stored in the Galley cabinets or in the Salon cabinets on the port
side.
Wine bottles may be stored in beneath the Salon sink starboard side. The Cockpit Cooler may be
used for other storage.
6.6
6.6.1
Refrigeration
Refrigerator-Freezer
The Galley REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER is a Norcold 6.3-cu-ft model. It operates on DC power and
on AC power when available (dual-mode).
Turn ON the REFRIGERATOR switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel, and turn ON the
REFRIGERATOR switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel. Turn ON the local power switch below the
refrigerator door. Adjust temperature inside.
6.6.2
Bridge Refrigerator
The Bridge REFRIGERATOR is a Norcold 2.7-cu-ft model. It will operate on DC power and AC
power when available.
Turn ON the ENTERTAINMENT CENTER switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel, and turn ON the
BRIDGE REFRIGERATOR switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel. Turn ON the local power switch and
adjust temperature inside.
Note. The bridge refrigerator runs nearly continuously on warm days; thereby consuming lots of
power. Consider selective use.
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Trash Compactor
Turn ON the TRASH COMPACTOR on the Pilothouse AC Panel. Follow the directions on the
compactor panel.
Spare compactor bags are located in the galley cabinet.
6.8
Ice Maker
The ICE MAKER is located on the Salon starboard side. Turn ON the ICEMAKER switch on the
Pilothouse AC Panel. The local power switch is located behind the vent cover via a finger hole at top.
Push the ice sensor bar to downward postion to start.
Ensure the plastic bin is in the icemaker at all times. Should the power be turned off, the ice in the
tray will melt and water could spill onto the Salon floor.
Note. For continuous ice production, ensure the ice sensor bar returns to the downward position after
each tray cycle. This has been known to stick (not spring downward to the ON position). Move the
bar up and down to loosen
6.9
Salon Dining Table
To expand the dining table, slide the 4 lateral supports outward (knobs) and flip the table panels onto
the supports. Rotate the table 90 degrees to fit the seating around the bench sofa.
To raise the table, have two persons lift and wiggle the tabletop upward – it is spring-assisted. Stack
interlocking blocks between the pedestal top and table bottom at the height desired. Lower the
tabletop.
Add the 2 sofa chairs (port side) for extra seating.
To return to coffee table configuration, reverse the procedure above.
6.10 Salon-Pilothouse Bunks
If needed, two small to average-size persons can sleep on the salon sofas, one on starboard side,
and one on aft side. To expand leg room on the aft sofa, use a sofa chair placed at the end for feet.
The pilothouse benches portside may also be used as bunk. To expand space on the port side
bench, place the ‘seat bridge’ in front of port pilothouse door. The seat bridge is usually stored in the
mid-stateroom.
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7 HEATING AND COOLING
There are 3 systems choices for heating and 1 for cooling for your comfort.
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DIESEL FURNACE HEATER
CABIN ELECTRIC HEATER
Marine Air Electric HEATER and AIR CONDITIONER
The Webasto DIESEL FURNACE heating system (45,000 btu) is the preferred choice. It can be used
in nearly every situation because it is DC powered and runs on diesel fuel. In addition to heating
units, it’s connected to the hot water system, providing warm water at anchor if the system is active.
The King ELECTRIC CABIN HEATERS are available when connected to Shore Power or Generator.
The 4 units provide quick heating, but in local, limited capacity.
The Marine Air HEATING/COOLING units are available when connected to Shore Power or
Generator. The 3 units provide heating or cooling depending upon the thermostat temperature
selection. Each unit can support bulk heating on the coldest days until the Diesel Furnace fires up to
full capacity.
It will be necessary to limit the choice of cabin heaters or marine air heating units to remain within
availability of shore power AC source or the 50-amp Generator.
7.1
Diesel-Furnace Heating System
Seven Webasto fan units provide heating to four comfort zones. The boiler unit and circulation pump
are located beneath the Lazarette port hatch and is controlled from the main system switch located in
the Salon starboard above the Entertainment cabinet.
The individual fan units provide sufficient warmth in the coldest weather. A Webasto thermostat
controls each zone, except the Pilothouse zone..
Heat Zone
Salon, Galley
Aft Stateroom, Passageway, Aft Head
Forward Stateroom, Mid Stateroom, Forward Head
Pilothouse
Thermostat Location
Salon starboard
Aft Stateroom
Forward Stateroom Port
Pilothouse helm (3-way switch)
Then, switch to SYSTEM HEAT on the panel above the Entertainment unit. The Webasto Boiler unit
will begin its startup sequence. It will take about 10 minutes to reach the minimum operating
temperature that will allow the thermostats and fan units to become operational.
At the zone thermostat, the reading in the display indicates the current zone temperature. Press the
UP or DOWN button and the display will switch its reading to adjust the temperature setting. Air will
flow from the fan outlets whenever the temperature setting is above the zone temperature.
Turn OFF the System Heat at the main control switch. The boiler unit will continue its cool-down
cycle for a few minutes and then shutdown.
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When underway, the system can be switched to ENGINE HEAT. This will allow the port engine to
provide the heating source to the system. The thermostats and fans operate the same as above.
The DOMESTIC HOT WATER System is connected to this heating source. There is plenty of hot
water for washing or showers while at anchor or dock.
WARNING. Do not to position rafted boat, dinghy, fender, towels, or hands near the exhaust port on
the hull. The exhaust is VERY HOT and will cause injury or damage to heat-sensitive objects.
7.2
Cabin Electric Heating System
Four zone-controlled King cabin heaters provide heating. Each heater is controlled independently by
a KING thermostat. The cabin heaters provide sufficient warmth in mild weather.
Heat Zone
Forward Stateroom
Passageway
Salon portside
Pilothouse
AC Panel Switch Name
Heater #1
Heater #2
Heater #3
Heater #4
Thermostat Location
Forward Stateroom portside
Passageway portside
Salon starboard side
Bridge ladder amidships
Turn ON the HEATER # on the Pilothouse AC Panel for the unit desired. At the thermostat location
adjust temperature setting up or down. It may be necessary to limit use to capacity of AC-power
available.
CAUTION. Be careful not to block heating unit or place heat-sensitive objects nearby.
7.3
MarineAir Heating-Cooling System
Three MarineAir Reverse Cycle Heating-Cooling units provides primary heating or cooling depending
upon thermostat temperature setting at its Passport II digital control panel. Each panel works
independently.
Heat Zone
Salon, Galley
Pilothouse
Forward SR, Mid SR, Aft SR
AC Panel Switch Name
AIR CONDITIONER 1
AIR CONDITIONER 2
AIR CONDITIONER 3
Thermostat Location
Galley Stove starboard
Pilothouse Helm starboard
Forward Stateroom portside
First, turn ON the AIR CONDITIONER RELAY switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel. Look outside the
portside for three streams of water from three discharge drains (one forward, 2 mid-ship).
Then, turn ON the AIR CONDITIONER # switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel for the unit desired.
Within the selected zone, press the ‘on/off’ symbol at the control panel to turn ON the unit. Then,
press the ‘thermometer’ symbols to adjust the temperature setting in the number display up or down.
Check the airflow at the vent after a few minutes. If the airflow temperature is not the type expected,
recheck the procedure above.
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8 ELECTRONICS
The electronic components are controlled from the Pilothouse AC Panel. Additional Power switches
and adjustments are on the individual components. Turn ON components as required.
8.1
VHF Radios
There are 2 VHF radios onboard. VHF radio is the primary means for hailing other boats and for
obtaining emergency assistance.
Monitor Channel 16 continuously. It is a good idea to also set each radio to scan a ‘weather’ channel
and a ‘working’ channel automatically.
Refer to the iCom IC-M502 and iCom IC-M504 manuals located in the cabinet beneath the Pilothouse
Electrical Panel.
For adjusting the backlight, while pressing and holding [H/L], rotate [DIAL] to adjust the brightness of
the LCD and key backlight.
8.1.1
Pilothouse VHF Radio
The Pilothouse VHF radio is an iCom IC-M504 model located at the helm panel starboard.
Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel. The radio is connected to the
starboard VHF antenna.
The vessel MMSI Code ‘303505000’ is preset on this radio for Digital Selective Calling (DSC),
including the Emergency Distress Call feature. See section Safety for Distress Call procedure.
Also refer to the iCom IC-M504 manual, page 23.
The automatic FogHorn feature can be enabled on this radio during limited visibility. Refer to the
iCom IC-M504 manual, page 53.
8.1.2
Bridge VHF Radio
The Bridge VHF radio is an iCom IC-M502 model located in the Bridge portside cabinet.
Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel. The radio is connected to the port
VHF antenna.
The vessel MMSI Code ‘33505000’ is preset on this radio for Digital Selective Calling (DSC),
including the Emergency Distress Call feature. Refer to the iCom IC-M502 manual. The procedure
is different from the Pilothouse VHF radio.
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Depth Sounding
8.2.1
Pilothouse Depth Sounder Display
The Raytheon Tri-Data display is located on the Pilothouse helm starboard side. Turn ON the
ELECTRONICS switch and turn ON the RADAR switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel.
The display repeats information from the DSM-300 sounder (in larger numerals). Reading is in “feet”.
Refer to the Raytheon manual in the cabinet beneath the Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
The E-series displays also display depth sounding information – See details in the Raymarine ESeries Network Display manuals beneath the Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
8.2.2
Bridge Depth Sounder
The Uniden depth sounder is on the Bridge helm. Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch at the
Pilothouse DC Panel and the DEPTH SOUNDER rocker switch on the Bridge helm panel.
Set the scale, shallow alarm, and deep alarm as desired. The sounder will provide reliable reading in
shallow waters only. Use as auxiliary – cross-check with soundings on E-series displays. Refer to
the Uniden manual in the cabinet beneath the Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
8.3
Multifunction Displays
Two Raymarine E-Series MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAYS integrate information and control in the
boat’s network of sensors and navigation applications. The displays are sunlight viewable.
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E-120 Display – Pilothouse. Turn ON the RADAR switch on Pilothouse DC Panel.
E-80 Display – Bridge. Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel.
Turn ON the E-120 Display first. This is the Master display and the database for the networked
system; otherwise you may receive warning messages from the E-80 display. Each display
integrates the following equipment and functions:
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Radar– scanner overlay
GPS Sensor– latitude, longitude, speed over ground, course over ground
Electronic Chart – Navionics Platinum geographic overlay, waypoint, route
Digital Sounder – sounding, fishfinding, speed thru water, water temperature
Gyro Compass – heading, course deviation
Auto Pilot – course tracking
VHF Radio DSC – support for position location
MOB Emergency – return to man overboard location
Alarms – depth limit warning, anchor movement, time lapse
Data is transferred across the E-series network enabling input/view of applications and data across
both displays Refer to details in sections below.
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CAUTION: To avoid damage to the display window coating, rinse with fresh water. DO NOT use any
abrasive material, including a dry cloth, or any cleaning solutions, polishes, or sprays. Allow the
window to dry naturally. Wipe smears very gently with a clean micro fiber cleaning cloth.
8.3.1
Radar Scanner
The RADAR scanner is a Raymarine RD-424 4kw model and is rated 48-nautical miles. However,
useful range is limited to line-of-sight affected by fog, rain, target height, landform, or sensitivity
setting.
Turn ON the RADAR switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel, which also turns on the E-120 display. If
desired, turn ON the E-80 display.
To control power to the radar scanner, press the function display power ON button, then switch
scanner ON, then select required operating mode TX (transmit).
Each E-series display provides local control of the radar presentation settings.
Refer to the Raymarine E-120 manual or quick reference guide in the in the cabinet beneath the
Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
8.3.2
Global Positioning Sensor (GPS)
The GPS is a Raymarine Raystar 125 model and provides latitude and longitude position data
The GPS is connected to the E-Series network, and data is viewed in several screens. Turn ON the
ELECTRONICS switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel.
8.3.3
Electronic Chart
The ELECTRONIC CHART includes the Navionics Platinum 913P (Vancouver Island) package.
The E-120 is loaded with the electronic chart flash card and provides control chart functions.
Turn ON the RADAR switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel, which also turns ON the E-120 display.
Each E-series display provides local control for presentation of the chart data. For additional
information, see Charts in the Navigation Section.
8.3.4
Digital Sounder
The DIGITAL SOUNDER is a Raymarine DSC-300 unit and provides sounding, bottom
characteristics, fish locating, speed through water, and water temperature.
The E-120 unit controls the digital sounder functions. The B744 transducer is connect to the DSC300 unit to the E-120.
Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch on the Pilothouse DC Panel.
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Each E-series display provides local control of the digital sounder settings. Refer to the Quick
Reference Guide or Raymarine manual found in the cabinet beneath the Electrical Panel.
8.4
Speed Log
SPEED OVER GROUND (SOG) may be read on the Raytheon Tri-Data display on the Pilothouse
helm panel starboard. It measures speed in knots. The display repeats information from the E-120
multifunction display. The SOG data is shown on the data bar of the display. The GPS provides
location input for the calculation.
SPEED OVER WATER (SOW) may be read on the E-series displays. Data comes from the DSM300 sounder paddlewheel.
8.5
Autopilot
The AUTOPILOT control is located on the Pilothouse instrument panel portside. An AUTOPILOT
WIRELESS REMOTE control handset is found in the bridge radio cabinet. The AUTOPILOT will aid
in maintaining a chosen heading.
Turn ON the ELECTRONICS switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel.
CAUTION: Be familiar of the safe methods for using the autopilot. Always know the status of the
autopilot – auto vs. standby. Turning the wheel to avoid debris or traffic while in ‘auto’ will NOT put
the autopilot in ‘standby’ -- the boat WILL maintain the ‘auto’ course. Refer to the Raymarine
Autopilot manual in the cabinet beneath the Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
A RUDDER POSITION INDICATOR is displayed at the bottom scale of the display. For night
illumination, press the ‘Lamp’ button to change the light level of the Autopilot and the Tri-Data display.
8.6
Cell Phone Service
Cell phone service is available from almost anywhere in Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and
the Strait of Georgia. Localized hot spots are also available at a few remote British Columbia coastal
locations (e.g. Big Bay, Minstrel Island, Echo Bay). Roaming and long distance charges apply.
8.7
Internet Service
Internet service is accessible when moored at a fixed point with line-of-site to Internet ‘access points’,
normally in marinas or nearby communities. The boat’s network will not maintain connection to
access points while on the move.
A diagram of the boat network is at Appendix K..
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To connect to the Internet, do the following:
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Step 1. Connect PC to Wireless LAN router.
Connect to the onboard Wireless LAN router. Open your PC network application and search/scan
for available networks.
Select SSID ‘stx’ from the list – it should indicate a strong signal. Press the application’s
select/connect button. If connection is successful, skip to Step 2.
If this is first attempt to enter the ‘stx’ site, you will be prompted for the network security code. Enter
the code ‘DE9QDQBCRT’ into the appropriate field on the prompt screen – it is case sensitive.
Press the application’ select/connect button. Verify successful connection to ‘stx’.
You may save the SSID ‘stx’ site to your PC’s network list. You should not be prompted again for
security code.
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Step 2. Connect to Internet Access Point.
Each time you change location, you must find an available Internet access point.
If you have been in the same location since the previous network session, you may choose to:
-- Skip Step 2 if satisfied with access point service.
-- Continue below to find a different access point.
Open the PC web browser, for example, Internet Explorer. Enter URL 192.168.2.254 to open the Air
802 WLAN AP Setup Browser.
In the left menu pane, select ‘Wireless’ -> ‘Site Survey’. Click ‘Refresh’ and browse the list.
Try an access point with ‘no’ Encrypt, highest RSSI and highest Quality. Do not re-select ‘stx’ from
list – this is the onboard LAN. Select the access point button.
You may find free access points. Some access points, such as BroadbandXpress
(http://www.bbxpress.net), require subscription fee.
Press ‘Select’ at bottom of page. Wait for the page to verify ‘Connect Successfully’. If
unsuccessful, retry the access point, or try another.
Successful connection will depend upon several factors, including distance from the access point
antenna and line-of-sight path to the antenna that is free of boats, masts, buildings, or foliage.
Do not tamper/change settings in the other menu pages of the Setup Browser.
•
Step 3. Open Internet Session.
Enter any public site, such as http://www.google.com, to test the Internet connection. You can now
connect to any web site.
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9 ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS
There are 4 audio and video entertainment systems aboard:
9.1
Location
Salon Stb Cabinet
Panel Switch
AC: Salon Receptacles
Salon Mid cabinet
AC: Galley Receptacles
Forward Stateroom
AC: Mstr/Head Receptacles
Bridge
DC: DC Stereo
Systems
Audio Receiver
CD Changer
Cassette Tape Player
AM/FM Radio
iPod Dock
HD Flat Panel TV
DVD/CD Player
Satellite TV Receiver
TV
DVD/CD Player
Satellite TV Receiver
AM/FM Radio
CD Player
Salon Audio System
The JVC STEREO AMPLIFIER system is located in the audio cabinet on the starboard side of Salon.
It allows switching between various audio components, similar to a home system.
Turn ON the PILOTHOUSE/SALON RECEPTACLES switch on the Pilothouse AC Electrical Panel.
The double cassette tape player is located at the bottom of the entertainment cabinet. Select TAPE
on the audio receiver.
The 5-CD player is located in the middle of the entertainment cabinet. Select CD on the audio
receiver.
The iPod dock is located at bottom of entertainment cabinet. Select AUX on the audio receiver.
Place the iPod device into the dock carefully. The dock should charge the iPod battery. Use the iPod
or the remote control to play music
Audio sound comes from 2 speakers in the Salon aft. Audio sound may be alternated between the
Pilothouse and the Aft Stateroom. Flip the SPEAKER rocker switch above the stereo cabinet on the
wall to either Aft Stateroom or ‘Pilothouse.
9.2
Salon Video System
The TV is located inside the mid-cabinet between the Salon and the galley. The cabinet doors may
be pushed inward.
The various features of the TV, DVD, and Satellite Receiver systems operate much like a home
system.
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Turn ON the GALLEY RECEPTACLES switch on the Pilothouse AC Panel to activate the video
components.
Turn ON the TV ANTENNA switch on the DC Electrical Panel to activate the Tracvision 4 antenna
dome on the mast.
The Digital Satellite TV operates from the video-mode (not local TV-mode) on the TV controller. A
listing of Digital Satellite channels if found in the Appendix J.
9.3
Fwd Stateroom Video-Audio System
A TV is located on the port side. The combination DVD/CD player, the satellite receiver, and a switch
box are located on the starboard side.
Turn ON the STATEROOM RECEPTACLES on the Pilothouse AC Panel.
Switchbox position 1 connects the DVD/CD player to the TV. Switchbox position 2 connects the
digital satellite receiver to the TV speaker.
9.4
Bridge Audio System
An AM/FM/CD AUDIO system is located on the Bridge radio cabinet portside.
Turn ON the DC STEREO switch at the Pilothouse DC Panel.
To change a CD, push the release button on the top right corner of the unit and the faceplate will fold
downward revealing the CD slot.
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10 ANCHORING & DOCKING
10.1 Working Anchor
Two anchoring systems are aboard – working and spare. Anchoring techniques can be reviewed in
the Chapman’s Piloting Book.
The WORKING ANCHOR is a Bruce-type anchor weighing 66 lbs (30 kg) mounted on the bow roller.
It is attached to a 100-ft chain and a 200-ft nylon rode passed through the HAUSE PIPE to the
ANCHOR LINE LOCKER located behind the mirror panel in the Forward Stateroom.
10.1.1 Anchor Deployment
Before deployment, free the LOCKING CAMS on the winch sprocket. First, lift and free the locking
cam on the lever and rotate the lever backward to the deck. Then, lift the locking cam on the forward
side and rotate it to the deck. These are used together if manual retrieval of the rode is necessary.
The winch sprocket will rotate freely for power use.
Ensure the clutch has sufficient drag for the gear – use the WINCH CRANK in the forward deck
locker to adjust.
The windlass uses a large amount of DC electrical power; therefore, operate the windlass with the
engines running.
Turn ON the WINDLASS POWER switch in the Pilothouse AC Panel left side
At the foredeck, open the HAUSE PIPE cover to free the rode. Uncover the FOOT PEDAL
CONTROLS.
Maneuver the boat to the chosen location. Tap gently on the DOWN control to slide the anchor over
the roller and to prevent binding.
Let out sufficient ANCHOR RODE (chain and nylon line) before setting the anchor. Colored markers
are placed every 30-feet on the chain and nylon rode, indicated the amount of rode deployed. Set the
anchor by reversing the engines and idling back to pull on the rode.
When finished, turn OFF the windlass panel switch.
CAUTION -- Monitor the boat position periodically to ensure the anchor remains properly set. With
the variety of bottom conditions in Pacific Northwest waters, this is very important, especially in strong
winds, abrupt changes of wind direction, or directional changes of tidal current.
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10.1.2 Anchor Retrieval
Before raising the anchor, run the engines. Turn ON the WINDLASS POWER SWITCH at the
Pilothouse AC Panel. Turn ON the WASHDOWN switch on the DC Panel.
Open the FOREDECK LOCKER and prepare the hose to wash the anchor rode and anchor as it is
raised.
Open the HAUSE PIPE cover to ensure the chain passes freely from the winch sprocket to the rode
locker below.
As the boat moves toward the anchor, press the UP control to take rode as it slackens, rather than
pulling on the rode.
Coordinate the maneuver with the helmsperson to hover the boat above the anchor point while the
anchor is raised. As the anchor nears the surface, wait for the anchor to hang vertically before
raising above the surface, so the anchor does not swing against the hull.
Push gently on the UP control to guide the anchor into proper position onto the bow roller. Gently
return it to resting position on the pulpit.
Note -- Operate the pedal controls in tiny bursts to avoid over-tightening the anchor rode and
damaging the pulpit.
Connect a flexible tie-cord between the anchor and windlass to snug the anchor
Close the plastic covers on the FOOT PEDAL CONTROLS. Turn OFF the WINDLASS power switch
at the AC Panel and the WASHDOWN switch on the DC panel.
10.2 Spare Anchor
The SPARE ANCHOR is a Bruce-Type anchor weighing 44 lb (20 KG). It may be used to replace the
Working Anchor if lost or for special anchoring situations. It is located beneath the Lazarette port
hatch. 12-ft of chain is attached.
Connect the chain shackle to the 200-ft SPARE ANCHOR RODE stowed beneath the Lazarette
starboard hatch.
10.3 State Park Mooring Buoys
The Washington State Park Sticker on your vessel starboard transom allows use of the MOORING
BUOYS in the marine parks.
Mooring buoys usually have a metal triangle on top with a metal ring. The metal ring is attached to the
buoy’s chain. Usually the ring can be lifted to the boat, but the chain is heavy -- a strong
crewmember should assist this mooring task.
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The helmsman should maneuver from downwind and/or down current. Using two crewmembers, one
with a boat hook and one to assist with a mooring line, should make the operation easier. The end of
the mooring line should be secured to one of the bow cleats.
As easy way to coordinate with helmsman is to have crewmember point continuously to the buoy
using arm or a boat hook -- the helmsman will then know the buoy’s location in relation to the bow as
it disappears from view. The crewmember hooks the metal ring and raises metal ring and chain. The
second crewmember if available, threads the mooring line through the ring and secures the free end
to an opposite bow cleat, forming a bridle with 10-feet slack from the buoy.
In some situations, the special MOORING HOOK with line may be more useful. It is located in the
foredeck locker. Lead the free end of the mooring line through the anchor roller to a cleat. Hold the
hook in position on the end of the boat pole with tension on the free line. Guide the hook point to the
buoy’s metal ring and set the hook. To retrieve the hook, pull back on the bend of the hook with the
boat pole.
10.4 Stern Tie
Tying the boat stern to shore is often necessary when the anchorage is crowded, when swing space
is limited, or when rotation about the anchor point is not desired.
A 400-ft lightweight propylene line can be used for the stern-tie line. It is found on a roll beneath the
cockpit port hatch. The spare anchor rode can also be used as stern-tie line.
Some anchorages offer metal rings on the shore for the stern lines. A method to deploy the stern line
for easy retrieval upon departure is to thread the free end through the ring and return the free end to
the boat. To retrieve, simply release the free end from the boat and pull the line through the ring.
10.5 Bow Thruster
The BOW THRUSTER is a Sidepower SE 120/215T, 24-volt model located beneath the forward
stateroom bunk. It may be useful for positioning the bow during docking.
Ensure the main THRUSTER BATTERY SWITCH located in the forward stateroom bunk starboard is
turned ON when boarding. Know this location to disconnect thruster in case of control malfunction.
Operate the thruster from either the pilothouse or bridge. To activate the control joystick, push both
ON buttons on the panel simultaneously and observe the indicator light. Move the joystick in the
direction of movement for the bow, port or starboard. The momentum will carry the bow. Turn OFF
when not used.
The manufacture says the maximum continued use time is approximately 3 minutes. The
electromotor has a built-in thermal cut-off switch to shut off the electromotor if overheating, and it will
re-engage only after it has cooled sufficiently. Consider this when planning the docking maneuver.
This also means the thruster cannot be counted on to hold the boat in current or side wind for
extensive periods.
Best practice is to use good docking technique before committing the bow thruster.
Be aware of objects, small watercraft, or persons near the thruster. The thruster blades will draw
objects into the tunnel.
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11 DINGHY
The DINGHY is a Rendova rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with 40-horsepower Honda 4-stroke motor. It
has a capacity to carry 4 people or equipment. Dinghy and motor weigh about 750 pounds.
The DAVIT CONTROL RECEPTACLE is located on the masthead just forward of the davit. The
DAVIT CONTROLLER, a hand-held unit attached to 8-foot cord and plug, is normally stored on the
Pilothouse port helm shelf.
WARNING. After each use, disconnect the DAVIT CONTROL UNIT from the receptacle. If the
handset becomes wet, it may short-circuit the handset. The davit will operate ‘uncontrolled’, there will
be severe strain on the davit, cable, and dinghy and damage will result.
11.1 Deployment
The DAVIT BREAKER Switch is located in the salon aft battery switch panel and is normally ON.
Plug the DAVIT CONTROL UNIT into the receptacle.
Release the three deck tie downs. If the deck stanchions are in place, remove them and stow them in
the mounts behind the Bridge seat.
WARNING - Before engaging the control, ensure the davit cable is on the davit roller and will run
freely. Because the cable is lightweight (synthetic polymer material), the cable tends to ride off the
roller onto the shaft when the cable becomes slack. There will be severe strain on the cable! Keep
tension on the cable when it is free and check the roller at all times.
Carefully, nudge the hand switch to the IN position to apply tension. Slowly lift the dingy clear of the
deck. Do not raise the hook in contact the boom roller– if there is contact, there will be tremendous
strain and damage may occur.
Ensure good footing.
WARNING - Allow no person to ride the dinghy or be positioned below it.
Lift dinghy slowly and carefully to clear the rear chocks. Rotate (push) davit boom outward, and
rotate dinghy bow to point to boat stern. Ensure clearance, and then nudge the hand-switch to the
OUT position to gently lower the dinghy, guiding it down the side.
Remove the lifting harness from the 3 positions on the dinghy. For safety, clip the three hooks back
to the main ring to avoid loose gear. Move the dinghy to swim step or dock.
Raise the cable, maintaining tension on the line. Rotate the davit boom to inward position.. Use the
cable hook or lifting harness hook to secure the cable and boom.
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11.2 Operation
11.2.1 Maintenance
Before operating first time, and periodically thereafter, open the engine cover and check the oil level
with motor in level position. Spare oil is located in the Cockpit portside cabinet.
Fill the 17-gallon tank with Gasoline ONLY. DO NOT add oil to fuel.
11.2.2 Use
Lower the motor by pressing ‘Down’ on the MOTOR TILT rocker switch on the throttle handle or on
the engine body. Reconnect the fuel line to the motor. Squeeze the rubber ball on the fuel line to
start fuel flow to the engine.
Ensure the throttle is in the NEUTRAL position. If the motor is cold, pull the CHOKE lever on the
motor. Move the IDLE SPEED lever upward. Turn the MOTOR IGNITION KEY to crank.
Back off the choke until the engine runs freely, and the choke is no longer needed. Use the IDLE
SPEED lever to maintain high rpm until the engine become warm and operates smoothly, then return
it to downward position – the THROTTLE can only be operated when the lever is down fully.
To move forward, grab the THROTTLE, use thumb to squeeze the handle release, and move the
THROTTLE forward slightly until the gear engages. To increase forward speed, move the throttle
forward. Return to neutral to disengage. To move backward, squeeze the handle release and move
the throttle lever backward until gear engages. To increase backward speed, move the throttle
backward.
To apply motor TRIM, press on the UP/DOWN rocker switch on the throttle. . Use motor trim within
safe limits
Safety Note. Ensure crewmembers are properly trained in operation and safety. Follow WA-State
and Canadian Law regarding certification training and age qualification. Be aware of speed, sea
conditions, and traffic.
11.3 Retrieval
To retrieve the dinghy, the procedure is reverse of deployment.
Point the dinghy bow toward the boat stern. Tilt the motor UPWARD slightly to avoid damage to the
rear of the boat deck.
Deploy the DAVIT. Move the dinghy alongside. Clip the lifting harness to the dinghy lifting eyes.
Retrieve slack on cable.
WARNING - Before engaging the control, ensure the davit cable is on the davit roller and will run
freely. Because the cable is lightweight (synthetic polymer material), the cable tends to ride off the
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roller onto the shaft when the cable becomes slack. There will be severe strain on the cable! Keep
tension on the cable when it is free and check the roller at all times.
Ensure good footing -- the boat deck will tip to portside during lifting. Lift slowly and carefully bring
the hook within a foot from the boom tip.
Safety Note. Allow no person to be positioned below the dinghy.
Rotate the bow inboard, pointing it across to starboard and making the tube contact the davit boom.
Grab the bow rail and the sink rail and pull steadily and firmly (the dinghy is moving uphill), while
rotating the bow toward the forward chock. Guide the dinghy transom to the rear checks, ensuring
clearance for the motor as the dinghy is lowered to the deck. Lower until dinghy rests firmly on the
chocks and there is no tension on the cable.
Secure the dinghy with the 3 deck tie downs.
Ensure the DINGHY KEY SWITCH and each accessory switch are in their OFF position to avoid
battery discharge. If necessary to charge, a 12-volt battery charger is beneath the starboard bridge
seat.
Remove the DAVIT CONTROL unit from the plug and store in pilothouse. Do not leave unattended.
11.4 Equipment
The following equipment is available on the dinghy:
Item
VHF Radio
Depth/Fishfinder
Bilge Pump
Navigation White Light
Life jackets
Throwable Cushion
Paddles
Paddles, spare
Anchor, Folding
Shore Line
Fenders
Dock Lines
Crab Line Roller
Searchlight
Qty
1
1
1
1
4
1
2
1
1
1
2
3
1
1
Location
Console
Console
Bilge
Beneath seat
Beneath Seat
Seat
Strapped to Rails
Beneath Seat
Bow Locker
Bow Locker
Console locker
Cleats
Stb Scotty Mount
Console locker
Remark
Console electronics switch
Console electronics switch
Console switch. Ensure OFF when not used
Plug into stb aft receptacle, Nav Lights switch
Insert pins into Scotty holders for rowing
Long line to secure dinghy to beach
Use to prevent damage to rubber
Retrieve inboard to avoid fouling propeller
Lift up and rotate to position arm
Plug into 12-volt receptacle
A 12-volt receptacle is located on the port side of console for any 12-volt device, such as searchlight.
A special Scotty downrigger power receptacle is on the console starboard and the stern starboard.
The downrigger may be mounted on the stern mounting bracket.
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12 SAFETY
Ensure all crewmembers are familiar with the safety procedures and equipment in case of an
emergency.
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Know the location of all emergency equipment – life jackets, throw rings, throw lines.
Show guests the location of all emergency equipment. Explain how to use.
Provide flotation for non-swimmers and for children, as boating law requires.
Train members to use the VHF radio and signals in case of emergency.
12.1 Personal Flotation Devices
Twelve adult-size and four youth-size Type II PERSONAL FLOATATION DEVICES (PFDs or
lifejackets) are aboard.
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Six Adult PFDs and two Youth PFDs are stowed beneath the Bridge aft seat.
Six Adult PFDs and two Youth PFS are stowed beneath Salon aft seat next to aft door.
Safety Note – In Washington, children 12 years and younger must wear U.S. Coast Guard approved
life jackets at all times when underway in vessel less than 19-ft, unless in fully enclosed area.
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12.2 Throwing Devices
12.2.1 Throw Ring
A THROW RING is located in the Cockpit starboard side for immediate use in case of person
overboard. Practice with crewmembers how to throw for maximum throwing range.
12.2.2 Throw Line
Two 65-ft THROW LINES are stored in bright orange bags. One is normally located on the cockpit
near the throw ring. The other is located in the pilothouse port helm. Practice with crewmembers
how to use the throwing line. The instructions are on the bag.
12.3 Rescue Lifesling
A RESCUE LIFESLING with 125-ft line is mounted on the BOAT DECK starboard rail where it can be
deployed. Ensure the Velcro strap is attached to the rail; otherwise, the rope will go with the sling.
Train capable helmsmen how to use the LifeSling with the ‘skier pickup’ maneuver.
12.4 Fire Extinguishers
U.S Coast Guard approved FIRE EXTINGUISHERS are located as follows:
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Forward compartment of engine room
Galley cabinet beneath sink
Pilothouse helm
Salon Entertainment Cabinet
Forward Stateroom Starboard cabinet
Check the gauges for GREEN indication. If necessary, ensure each device is replaced to comply
with this important Coast Guard requirement.
Safety Note -- Show crewmembers exact location and operating procedure of each extinguisher so
they can act without hesitation in a fire emergency. Aim the fire extinguisher spray at the base of the
flames, using a sweeping motion. Verify the fire has been extinguished.
12.5 VHF Radio Distress Call
In case the vessel requires assistance, contact other vessels and Coast Guard by one of following:
12.5.1 Using Channel 16
Tune VHF radio selector to Channel 16. Press and hold [PTT] switch and transit information below:
VOICE DISTRESS CALL PROCEDURE
• MAYDAY MAYDAY MAYDAY
• THIS IS STARLIGHT EXPRESS
• CALL SIGN IS ‘WDC 7913’. MMSI IS ‘303505000’
• LOCATED AT [map reference position or Latitude/Longitude]
• State the nature of the distress and assistance required
• Give any other information, which might facilitate a rescue
12.5.2 Using Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
DSC DISTRESS CALL PROCEDURE (Simple Call)
• While lifting key cover, push and hold [DISTRESS] for 5 seconds until 5 short beeps changes
to one long beep. Radio will transmit vessel location every 3.5 to 4.5 minutes.
• Wait for acknowledgement on Channel 70 from a coast station.
• After acknowledgement is received, radio will automatically select Channel 16.
• Push and hold [PTT] and transmit appropriate information as listed in voice procedure above.
Safety Note -- Train crewmembers. Emergency distress calling might become any crewmember’s
task. For details about ‘regular call’ method, see iCom IC-M504 manual, pages 23-36.
12.6 Visual Distress Signals
Federal law requires day and night visual distress signals for this boat. Emergency signaling devices
are in orange containers in the cabinet beneath the Pilothouse Electrical Panel.
The EMERGENCY SIGNALS ‘ALERT’ Kit contains the following:
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Device
12-gauge Flare Gun
Hi-Altitude Red Aerial Flares for Flare Gun
Signal Mirror
Dye Marker Package
Whistles
The EMERGENCY SIGNALS ‘LOCATE’ Kit contains the following:
Quantity
Device
3
Red Handheld Flares (day or night use)
1
Orange Handheld Smoke Flare (day use)
The EMERGENCY STROBE LIGHT has the following features:
Quantity
Device
1
Flashing Strobe Light (day or night use)
1
Flashlight
Safety Note -- Train crewmembers to use; the task of signaling might be delegated to a crewmember.
12.7 First Aid
FIRST AID KITS are located Aft Head cabinet.
12.8 Lanterns and Flashlights
FLOATING LANTERNS are normally in the portside wall cabinet near the Salon doorway and in each
stateroom or head cabinet.
12.9 Remote Controlled Searchlight
A 750,000-candlepower REMOTE-CONTROLLED SEARCHLIGHT is mounted on the Bow Platform.
The spotlight can be controlled from the pilothouse for the bridge using helm panel selection switch.
12.10 Hand-Held Spotlight
Two 750,000 candlepower 12-volt HANDHELD SPOTLIGHTS are located beneath the Pilothouse
helm port seat. Plug it into a 12-volt receptacle or use the remote rechargable unit anywhere
12.11 Mobile Searchlight
A 750,000-candlepower MOBILE SEARCHLIGHT is available beneath the Salon corner seat in a
black canvas bag. It can be plugged into any 12-volt receptacle, and it is controlled with the handheld unit. It can be used to augment vessel searchlights in an emergency by mounting to a rail. It
can also be mounted also to the dinghy console and plugged into its 12-volt receptacle.
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12.12 Thru-Hulls Location
Locations of thru-hull fittings are below. Rotate valves to close/open or insert plug devices to fittings.
Ref
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Thru-Hull Opening
Port Engine Seacock
Raw Water Washdown Seacock
Generator Seacock
Starboard Engine Seacock
Marine Heat/Air Seacock
Water Speed Paddlewheel
Depth Sounder Transducer (pilothouse)
Depth Sounder Transducer (bridge)
Location
Aft Engine Room, Port
Aft Engine Room, Port
Aft Engine Room, Starboard
Aft Engine Room, Starboard
Forward Engine Room, Port
Forward Engine Room, Starboard
Forward Engine Room, Starboard
Passageway, Bottom Step
9 Port Engine Exhaust
10 Generator
11 Diesel Heater Exhaust
5 Marine Heat/Air Seacock
1 Port Engine Seacock
13 Marine Water Discharge
2 Raw Water Seacock
8 Depth Sounder (bridge)
6 Water Speed
7 Depth Sounder (pilothouse)
3 Generator Seacock
4 Starboard Engine Seacock
12 Starboard Engine Exhaust
Locations of discharges are shown above. Be careful of docking situations near heater exhaust.
Ref
9
10
11
12
13
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Port Engine Exhaust
Generator Exhaust
Diesel Heater Exhaust
Starboard Engine Exhaust
Marine Water Discharge
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Stern, Portside
Portside, Aft
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13 NAVIGATION
13.1 Charts
13.1.1 Electronic Chart
The Navionics Platinum 913P package on the multifunction charts displays territory from Puget
Sound to Queen Charlotte Sound, including Juan de Fuca Strait, Strait of Georgia, Johnstone Strait,
Queen Charlotte Strait, and Cape Flattery.
Features include 3D view, satellite photo overlay, panoramic pictures, port services and points of
interest, dynamic tides and current, and Coast Pilot books.
CAUTION: Electronic charts add to safety and enjoyment, but do not rely on them. Consult multiple
sources when in unfamiliar waters, including up-to-date official government charts. Practice
traditional navigation skills.
13.1.2 Official Charts
OFFICIAL CHARTS for Puget Sound, San Juan Islands, and Gulf Islands northward to Port Hardy
are located at the Pilothouse starboard navigation station. See Appendix B for list.
13.1.3 Cruising Atlas
A CRUISING ATLAS is available. These are less detailed ‘planning charts’ and are not intended for
navigation. However, they are easier to handle at the helm. When in doubt, consult the Official
Charts.
13.1.4 Chart Books
A CHART BOOK for ‘Jervis Inlet & Desolation Sound’, as well as separate, folded charts for the
‘Sunshine Coast’ of British Columbia, ‘Strait of Georgia’, ‘Discovery Islands’, ‘Broughton Islands’,
‘Johnstone Strait, and ‘Queen Charlotte Strait’ are onboard. See Appendix B for list.
13.1.5 PC Navigation.
An RS-232 serial port (female) is located at the starboard helm for NMEA connection to a PC or
laptop using navigation software (e.g. Nobeltec Admiralty, RayTech Planner, etc). User must provide
an appropriate cable interface from the RS-232 port to the PC or laptop port.
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13.2 Tide and Current Tables
The Ports and Passes TIDES, CURRENTS, AND CHARTS book is located at the Pilothouse helm. It
contains tide and current information from Olympia in lower Puget Sound to Johnstone Strait in
northern Vancouver Island. It is also packed with useful information about marine weather, area
restrictions, fuel locations, vessel services, and supplies.
The Ports and Passes CURRENT ATLAS TABLES book is the annual supplement for use with the
CANADIAN CURRENT ATLAS. It is found at the Pilothouse aft cabinet above the rear seat.
13.3 Cruising Guides
Guidebooks for marinas, anchorages, and boating points of interest are found in the Pilothouse aft
cabinet above the seat. These include Wagoneer Cruising Guide (all Pacific Northwest), Gunkholing
in the San Juans, Gulf Islands Guide, Desolation Sound Guide, South Puget Sound Guide.
When planning a day’s passage, it is a good idea to make alternative plans in the case of inclement
weather.
13.4 Navigation Tools
Two BINOCULARS are located in the Pilothouse helm.
PLOTTING RULER, DIVIDER, and MAGNIFIER are located at the Pilothouse navigation station.
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14 DOCUMENTS
14.1 Vessel Documents
The VESSEL DOCUMENTS include papers for boat identification, registration, and licensing. These
are normally found in the AYC Charter notebook; otherwise they are found in white notebook in the
cabinet beneath the Pilothouse electrical panel.
Documents include:
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Coast Guard 'Documented Ship' Official Certificate (Official Number)
FCC Ships Radio Station License
US Customs Annual Registration (sticker on Salon aft window)
Washington State Parks Registration (sticker on Salon aft hull)
Washington State Boat Registration (dinghy)
14.2 Border Crossing
When cruising into Canada, the vessel and passengers are required to clear through a Canadian
Customs ‘Reporting Site’. Information on reporting sites, phone numbers, and procedure for clearing
Canadian Customs can be found in the Ports and Passes Tide and Current book.
Note. The most commonly used reporting sites from the San Juan Islands to Canada are Bedwell
Harbor (May-Sep 8AM to 10PM), Port Sidney, or Port Victoria Customs Wharf.
Upon returning to the United States, the vessel and passengers are required to clear through a
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ‘Designated Port of Entry’. Information on
locations, telephone numbers, and hours of operation, and procedure for clearing US CBP is found in
the Ports and Passes Tide and Current book.
The annual US customs decal identifies this vessel and is located on the aft Salon window, where it
can be easily seen from the rear.
Note. The most commonly used US ports of entry in the San Juan Island are Roche Harbor
(seasonal, call for appointment), Anacortes (8AM to 5PM), Friday Harbor (8AM to 5PM), Bellingham
(7AM to 6PM) or After Hour 800-562-5943).
Before meeting or calling customs officials and to avoid delay, have the vessel documents, all
passenger passports, and paper and pencil handy to copy customs clearance information.
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Vessel Official Number = 1137711
Vessel Name = Starlight Express
Vessel Length = 47 feet
Vessel Make/Type = Bayliner 4788 Powerboat
Customs Decal Number (US reentry) (located on salon aft, copy in AYC book)
CA Customs Entry Number and Date (US reentry) (Canadian Customs)
Master (Skipper) name, passport number, citizenship, birth date
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ALL persons aboard - name, passport number, citizenship, birth date
Response to questions about food, liquor, or firearms aboard
Note – Contact customs if you are unfamiliar with customs law, especially in regard to traveling with
children where both parents are not present. Passport identification is required for travelers.
14.3 Boat Equipment Manuals
BOAT EQUIPMENT MANUALS contain detailed operating instructions for accessory equipment (e.g.
outboard motor, microwave, radar, TV). The books are located in the cabinet beneath the Electrical
Panels.
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15 CLEANING
15.1 Waste Management Plan
All crew members and passengers must be briefed on the vessel Waste Management Plan to comply
with US Coast Guard regulation.
WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN for Starlight Express
Person in Charge: Master of Vessel
Solid Waste Management Procedures as References Below:
All the garbage generated on the vessel is put in a garbage bag and disposed of in the trash
containers at the harbor at the end of each trip or is given to the tender vessel to shore for disposal.
All crew members have been oriented to the requirements of MARPOL ANNEX V by captain, and all
new crew are specifically show the MARPOL V placard and told to keep all refuse stowed on board.
Passenger orientation to the vessel includes being shown the location of trash receptacles and
mention of refuse discharge regulations.
15.2 Cleaning Supplies
Cleaning supplies are located under the Galley sink or in the Head cabinets.
Vinyl can only be cleaned with vinyl cleaner.
DO NOT use ‘steel wool’ or metal abrasive scrubbers on the metal surfaces, sinks, and galley stove those materials will ‘certainly’ scratch those surfaces.
15.3 Vacuum Cleaner
The CENTRAL VACUUM CLEANER and hose accessories are located in the starboard compartment
in the passageway behind the Plexiglas panels.
Turn ON the Vacuum Cleaner switch on the Pilothouse AC panel. The vacuum will automatically turn
ON when the hose receptacle is plugged into the opening.
15.4 Washer/Dryer
The WASHER/DRYER is located in the port cabinet in the passageway. Laundry soap is located in
the Aft Head cabinet
Turn ON the Washer/Dryer switch on the Pilothouse AC panel.
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15.5 Deck Cleaning Gear
A DECK BRUSH is located on the cockpit transom.
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A 50-ft folding WATER HOSE with nozzle and reel is located beneath the Lazarette portside hatch.
BUCKET and SPONGE are usually located on the Boat Deck
CAUTION. When stowing hose and other gear in the Lazarette, ensure they do not entangle and
disrupt the freedom of the rudder steerage mechanism.
15.6 Raw Water Washdown
Two RAW WATER washdowns are available, one at the Foredeck and one in the Cockpit.
In the Cockpit starboard cabinet, a 5-ft HOSE is connected to the AFT RAW WATER WASHDOWN
FAUCET.
In the foredeck locker is a 5-ft HOSE connected to the FORWARD RAW WATER WASHDOWN
FAUCET.
Turn ON the WASHDOWN switch on the Pilothouse DC panel.
CAUTION. Turn OFF the panel switch when not used to prevent pump damage.
15.7 Fresh Water Washdown
In the Cockpit port cabinet, a 15-foot hose is connected to the FRESH WATER WASHDOWN
FAUCET. It is connect to the boat’s fresh water system.
The Cockpit shower on the transom, with hot and cold water, can also be used as a washdown.
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16 RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT
16.1 Barbeque
The BARBECUE (Magma ‘Newport’ Model) is mounted on the starboard rail on the boat deck.
Ensure gasoline and flammable materials are not near the barbecue when in use.
Open the PROPANE TANK VALVE in the PROPANE LOCKER.
Turn ON the Bridge Refrigerator Switch on the DC Panel. Then turn on the PROPANE Switch near
the bridge sink.
Finally, press the barbeque ignition button to light.
The barbecue generates a lot of heat, and cooking greases may burn. Use a protective mitt as
necessary.
Safety Note – When finished, ensure the BARBECUE control knob is turned OFF and the PROPANE
switch is OFF.
16.2 Deck Chairs
Two folding white-frame deck chairs are stowed in the cockpit.
Four folding blue-canvas chairs are stowed beneath the salon aft seat.
16.3 Crab Equipment
Two sets of CRAB TRAPS, BAIT BOXES, LINES, FLOATS, and ROPE WEIGHTS are stored the
boat deck. Clip a line and float to a crab trap. Fill the bait box and clip it to a ring. Bait is available
from marina stores, or try your own, for example, chicken backs.
After a waiting period, retrieve the crab trap. Measure the crabs using the CRAB MEASURING
GAUGE normally located on the shelf near the Pilothouse. Keep male crabs only of proper size.
After using, wash equipment thoroughly with fresh water.
To learn more about crabbing, refer to the book How to Catch Crab found on the Salon shelf.
16.4 Fishing Equipment
FISHING POLES may be stowed on the two pole holders on the bridge deck. Bait, lures, and gear is
available from marina stores.
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A Scotty electric DOWNRIGGER is stowed beneath the starboard bridge seat. It may be mounted on
the dinghy. Experienced users only should operate this equipment.
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17 MAINTENANCE
A set of common tools and spare parts are aboard for use. Ensure tools are returned to their original
place. Report the usage of any major spare part upon return to homeport.
17.1 Tools
Three tool kits are aboard: All tool kits are located beneath the Salon starboard seat.
•
TOOL BOX ONE -- Orange plastic toolbox. Common tools. It has wrenches, screwdrivers,
drill bits, hammers, and other large common tools.
•
TOOL BOX TWO – Orange plastic toolbox. Repair tools, parts, sealants.
•
SMALL Socket Wrench KIT -- Ace Hardware folding plastic box. It contains sockets, small
wrenches, and screwdriver bits.
•
ELECTRICAL KIT -- Orange plastic toolbox.. It contains a 120v SHOP LIGHT and 50-ft 120volt EXTENSION CORD as well as extra power cord accessories.
17.2 Filters
FUEL and OIL FILTER spares are found in the forward engine room compartment in the Engine
Spare Parts Kit.
Filter
Engine Lube
Engine Secondary Fuel
Engine Primary Fuel
Generator Primary Fuel
Generator Fuel
Manufacturer and Type
Cummins LF 3959
Cummins FF 5285
Racor 120P
Racor 12P
Westerbeke (12.5KW)
Stock Level
2
4
4
1
1
17.3 Spare Parts
Several spare parts kits are aboard.
•
SMALL REPAIR PARTS are found in 4 plastic boxes in the brown canvas carry bag located
beneath the Salon starboard seat cushion. The boxes have common spares, such as light
bulbs, batteries, electrical connectors, bolts, and screws.
•
ENGINE SPARES PARTS (plastic blue color) is found in the forward engine room. This
includes oil filter wrench, raw water impellers, and other engine parts.
•
PLUMBING SPARE PARTS is found in boxes located in the space forward sanitation holding
tank, engine compartment starboard side .
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18 Appendix A – Boating Contacts
Agency
Contact
Notes
AYC Charter Base
Anacortes Main Office
800-233-3004
http://www.ayc.com
VHF Ch 16
800-368-5647
Hailing channel for Coast Guard
Boating information
Emergency Services
Emergency Services
Emergency (San Juan Is)
WA State Patrol
911
360-378-4141
425-649-4370
Police, fire, medical (except cell phones San Juan Isle)
For cell phones
Non-emergency calls
US Customs
United States Customs
800-562-5943
Requesting crossing clearance for US re-entry
Canadian Customs
Canadian Customs
888-226-7277
Reporting arrival to CA designated port of entry
Website
U.S. Coastal Marine Forecasts by Zone - West - Seattle, WA
Website
VHF 1 or 4
Website
http://weather.noaa.gov/cgibin/fmtbltn.pl?file=forecasts/marine/coastal/pz/pzz133.txt
http://weather.noaa.gov/cgibin/fmtbltn.pl?file=forecasts/marine/coastal/pz/pzz135.txt
http://weather.noaa.gov/cgibin/fmtbltn.pl?file=forecasts/marine/coastal/pz/pzz131.txt
Weather Office - Pacific Marine
Coast Guard
US Coast Guard
Weather
NOAA NWS Marine Forecast
(Seattle West Region)
NOAA NWS Marine Forecast
(Camano Is. to Pt Roberts)
NOAA NWS Marine Forecast
(Puget Sound & Hood Canal)
NOAA NWS Marine Forecast
(Strait of Juan de Fuca)
Environment Canada Marine
Forecast (West Coast CD
Environment Canada Forecast
(Haro Strait)
Environment Canada Forecast
(Strait of Georgia)
Environment Canada Forecast
(Johnstone Strait)
Website
Website
640-666-3655
Website
Marine weather, Provided by EC
Web site
Marine weather, Provided by EC
Web site
Marine weather, Provided by EC
Fishing
WA Fishing Hotline
360-902-2500
WA Shellfish Hotline
WA Marine Toxins
866-880-5431
800-562-5632
WA State Online Services
Website
WDFW -- Fishing in Washington Fishing area openings and
closures
Shellfish area openings, closures, warnings
Biotoxin “Red Tide” report. Food Safety & Shellfish Biotoxin
Program - WA State Dept. of Health
http://www.access.wa.gov. See boating information
Boat Services
AYC Services
Cap Sante Marine
North Harbor Diesel
North Island Boat
Padden Creek Marine
Tomcat Engineering
800-233-3004
800-422-5794
360-292-5551
800-828-7337
360-733-6248
360-299-4371
AYC Base, Anacortes, WA
Cummins parts, Anacortes WA
Travel lift, Cummins engine repair, Anacortes WA
Travel lift, fuel, Skyline Marina, Anacortes WA
Haul out travel lift, repairs, Bellingham, WA
Satellite TV services
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Agency
Local Fuel
Skyline Marina, Anacortes
Cap Sante Marina, Anacortes
Bellingham
Blake Island
Friday Harbor
Roche Harbor
Sydney
Ganges
Nanaimo
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Notes
800-828-7337
800-422-5794
360-734-1710
Chevron call for appointment)
Texaco, Cap Sante Marina
Shell, Harbor Marine Fuel
Blake Island Marina
Shell
Texaco
Tsechum Harbor
Shell, Ganges Marina
Esso, Brechin Fuels
250-537-5242
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19 Appendix B – Boat Equipment
PH = Pilothouse
Group
Doc
Doc
Key
Key
Book
Book
Safety
Description
CG Registration
VHF Radio License
Door Key (spare)
Engine Ignition Keys
Chapman’s Piloting Book
Canadian Current Atlas, Juan
de Fuca Strait & Strait Georgia
Ports and Passes (tide, current)
Washburne’s Tables)
Wagoneer Cruising Guide
Northwest Boat Trave)
Charts Set - Puget Sound, San
Juan Islands, and Gulf Islands
Charts Set - Jervis Inlet and
Desolation Sound
Cruising Atlas Charts - San
Juan & Gulf Islands
Chart Set 3311 Sunshine
Coast, Vancouver-Desol Sound
Chart 3515 Knight Inlet
Chart 3543 Cordero Channel
Chart 3544 Johnstone Strait –
Race Passg to Current Passg
Chart 3545 Johnstone Strait –
Port Neville to Robson Bight
Chart 3546 Broughton Strait
Chart 3547 Queen Charl Str E
Chart L/C 3513 Strait Georgia N
Chart L/C 3512 Strait Georgia C
Chart L/C3463 Strait Georgia S
Charlie’s Charts – North to AK
Cruising Guide BC #1
Cruising Guide BC #2
Puget Sound Cruising Guide
Weatherby Waypoint Guide V1
Weatherby Waypoint Guide V2
Burgee Premier Marina Guidez
Crows Nest View, Puget Sound
Boatowner’s Mechanical &
Electrical Manual, N. Calder
Life Vest, Near Shore Type II
Safety
Life Vest, Near Shore Type II,
Child
Orange
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Safety
Offshore Auto Inflatable PFD
Inflatable Belt Pack
Emergency Signal Kit LOCATE
Emergency Signal Kit – Alert
Emergency Strobe Light
Binoculars
Binoculars
Life Buoy with Line
Throwable Ring Buoy
Throw Lines
Adult
Blue
LOCATE
Alert
12mm
3-flare, 1 smoke
Safety
Safety
Remote Searchlight
Horn, Portable
Book
Book
Book
Book
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Chart
Book
Book
Book
Book
Book
Book
Book
Book
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Make
Model
Serial No./Desc
Spare
Chapman
Current year
Current year
Current year
Current Year
C. Woods
Wolferstein
Wolferstein
R. Hale
R. Hale
D. Kutz
Orion
Orion
Orion
Cali-Optics
West Marine
LifeSling
GoLight
BC #1
BC #2
Vol 1
Vol 2
Adult
Orange
Remote
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1
1
PH stb helm
1
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PH stb helm
PH stb helm
1
1
1
1
1
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1
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PH stb helm
PH stb helm
PH stb helm
PH stb helm
PH stb helm
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
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6 Bridge seat aft
6 Salon seat aft
2 Bridge seat aft
2 Salon seat aft
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH Elect cab
PH Elect cab
PH Elect cab
PH helm
PH helm
Bridge deck
Cockpit
1 – PH
1 – cockpit
Bridge seat stb
PH Elect cab
12
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2
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PH stb helm
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH aft cabinet
PH starboard
helm
PH stb helm
Gulf Islands
Desolation Sd
N/S PS, Hood
PS, SJI, GI
Gulf of Georgia
7x50LE
7x50
LifeSling2
24” white
Location
PH Elect cabinet
PH Elect cabinet
PH panel seatt
PH panel seat
PH aft cabinet
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Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Dinghy
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Description
Buoyant Cushions, Type IV
Dinghy, RIB
Outboard Motor
Spare gas can (empty)
Propeller, spare
Foot Pump and Hose
Fenders
VHF Radio
Depthfinder-Fishfinder
Anchor, Folding
Davit
Anchor Windlass
Anchor Winch Handle
Fenders, Main
Fender, Round
Working Anchor
Deck
Operation Manual
SeaDog
10x24, HTM-3
12 orange w/whip
SH 66-lb (30-kg)
100-ch, 200-rode
Location
PH seat port
Boat Deck
Dinghy
Bridge Stb seat
Bridge Stb seat
Dinghy Box
Dinghy cleat
Dinghy console
Dinghy console
Dinghy bow lkr
Boat Deck
Bow deck
Bow deck locker
Deck
Cockpit
Bow roller
Spare Anchor
Bruce
44-lb (20-kg)
10-ch,200-rode
lazarette
1
1
Deck
Dock Line
New England
25-ft, 5/8
Black, braid
4
4
Deck
Spring Line
New England
35-ft, 5/8
Black, braid
2
2
Deck
Deck
General Purpose Line
Buoy Mooring Hook
50-ft, ½
25-ft line
White, 3-strand
2
1
2
1
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Water Hose
50-ft Shore Power Cord (30A)
25-ft Shore Power Cord (30A)
25-ft Shore Power Cord.
15A-125V to 30A-125V Adapter
20A-125V to 30A-125V Adapter
50A-125/250V to 30A-125V Ad
50-ft
30-Amp
30-Amp
50-Amp
While
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow
2 - fwd Deck
2 - Cockpit
1 - fwd Deck
1 - Cockpit
2 – Cockpit
Forward Deck
locker
Lazarette port
Lazarette stb
Lazarette stb
Lazarette stb
PH Elect Panel
PH Elect Panel
Lazarette stb
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Deck
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
50A-125-250V to 50A-125V Ad
Boat Hook
Bridge Helm Cover
Bridge Helm Seat Cover
Bridge Aft Seat Cover
Bridge Starboard Seat Cover
Bridge Hatch Cover
Bridge Entertainment UnitCover
Bridge Bimini Cover
Barbeque Cover
Windlass Cover
Searchlight Cover
PH Windshield Cover
PH Windshield Sunscreen
PH Stb Door Cover
PH Stb Fwd Window Cover
PH Stb Wing Window Cover
PH Stb Wing Sunscreen
PH Port Door Cover
PH Port Fwd Window Cover
PH Port Wing Window Cover
PH Port Wing Sunscreen
PH Salon Door Cover
VHF Radio (DSC, Hailer)
VHF Radio (DSC)
Depth/Temp/Logmeter
Transducer 50/200 Hz,
Transducer 50/200 Hz, B744V
Paddlewheet (speed)
Depthsounder
Lazarette stb
Cockpit
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
Bridge seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH seat port
PH helm
Bridge helm
PH helm
Keel stb midship
Keel sbd midship
Keel stb midship
Bridge helm
1
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Stearns
Rendova
Honda
Bravo
Taylor
ICom
Eagle
Winch
Muir
Muir
Taylor, HTM
Marinco
Marinco
Marinco
Marinco
Marinco
Marinco
Marinco
West Marine
iCom
ICom
Raytheon
Raytheon
Raymarine
Raytheon
Lowrance
Model
Serial No./Desc
12-ft
40-HP 4S
3-blade aluminum
2
White 12”
Cuda 128
W/100-ft rode
Cougar H-1200
15-ft extendable
IC-M504 03
IC-M502
ST-60 TriData
ST600
A66091, B744V
P19
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Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Electronics
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Description
Multifunction Display E-120
Multifunction Display E-80
Fishfinder Module DSM 300
SeaTalk Hs Network Switch
GPS Antenna RayStar 125
Radome Radar Scanner
Electronic Chart Card
Autopilot ST600
Wireless Autopilot Remote
Rotating Satellite TV Antenna
Satellite Receiver
Satellite Receiver
Color TV
CD/DVD Player
CD/DVD Player
DVD/TV Switch Unit
Stereo System Amplifier
CD Changer (5-disk)
Cassette Deck (dual)
Color TV
Internet Bridge
Wireless LAN Router
AM/FM/CD/Sirius Receiver
Hand-held Searchlight
Refrigerator (12-VDC/120-VAC)
Refrigerator (12-VDC/120-VAC)
Stove (120-VAC)
Microwave
Icemaker
Compactor
Air Conditioner/Heater
Diesel-Furnace Hygronic Heat
Built-In Space Heater (Electric)
Portable Heater (Electric)
Domestic Water Heater
Engine Marine Heater
Make
Raymarine
Raymarine
Raymarine
Raymarine
Raymarine
Raymarine
Navionics
Raytheon
Raymarine
KVR Industry
Sony
Sony
JVC
Sony
Sony
Model
E02013
E02011
E63069
E55058
E32042
E52067, RD 424
Platinum CF913P
ST6000
E15024, S-100
TracVision4
SAT-B55
SAT-B55
21”
DVP-S330
DVP-S330
JVC
Sony
JVC
Funai
AIR820
Cisco Linksys
Kenwood
Nightblaster
Norcold
Norcold
Princess
GE
U-Line
GE
Marine Air
Webasto
King
West Marine
Seward
The BoatSafe
RX-558V
Appliance
Appliance
Appliance
Furnishing
Furnishing
Furnishing
Tools
Tools
Barbeque
Propane Locker w/bottle
Vacuum Cleaner
Deck Folding Chairs
Canvas Folding Chairs
Canvas Folding Table
Tool Box One - Common
Tool Box Two – Repair
(large tools, repair tools)
Tool Box - Electric
(120V 100-ft cord, work light)
Portable Drill Kit w/ Drills
Tool Box – Sockets
Small Spares Boxes
Magma
Seaward
Wal-Vac
West Marine
Tools
Tools
Tools
Tools
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13”
Extreme 250ml
WRT54G2
KDC 319
800K
DE-461
DE-051
3-burner electric
Spacemaker
Automatic
Compactall
Reverse Cycle
DBW-2015
9200
S-1800
BSAT 750W
Serial No./Desc
0860872
0470517
06043892
000600337985
00040015
8013263
8015358
XL1400
801089
F809295
S: TB 6323
P:
Newport
1-gallon
540
White
Canvas folding
Canvas folding
Common tools
Repair tools
Craftsman
Ace
Bulbs, bats, hw
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Black case
Canvas Bag
Location
PH helm
Bridge helm
PH panel seat
PH panel seat
Mast
Mast
E-120 MFD
PH Helm
Bridge Helm
Mast
Fwd SR Stb
Salon TV cabinet
Salon TV cabinet
Salon TV cabinet
Fwd SR Stb
Fwd SR Stb
Salon audio cab
Salon audio cab
Salon audio cab
Fwd SR port
PH panel seat
PH panel seat
Bridge
PH helm
Galley
Bridge
Galley
Galley
Salon stb
Galley
FSR, Galley, PH
Lazarette port
FSR, PW, S, PH
Aft SR, Mid SR
Engine Rm Fwd
Engine Rm port,
Stb
Bridge Deck Stb
Bridge Deck Stb
Passageway stb
Cockpit port
Salon aft seat
Salon aft seat
Salon stb seat
Salon stb seat
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Appendix C – Spare Parts and Supplies List
This table shows spare parts items, model numbers, and location onboard Starlight Express.
Type
Description
Location
Bilge
Dinghy
Dinghy
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Electrical
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Engine
Genset
Genset
Genset
Genset
Genset
Hardware
Hardware
Hardware
Hardware
Hardware
Heating
Sanitatn
Sanitatn
Sanitatn
Bilge Pump, Cartridge
Zinc, Motor Body
Zinc, Lower Unit
Auto Charging Relay
Auto Charging Relay
Battery, A6
Battery, AA
Battery, AAA
Battery, D
Battery, MN21
Bulb, Mast Light
Bulb, Nav Light
Circuit Breaker, 120v
Circuit Breaker, 12v
Contactor (inverter)
Fuses, AGC
High Current Fuze 300A
Inverter Power Relay
Wire Connectors
Wire Terminals
Alarm Buzzer/Light
Alternator
Antifreeze Engine Coolant
Engine Belt
Fuel Injector
Heat Exchanger
Lube Filter
Lube Oil
Mag Switch
Primary Fuel Filter
Raw Water Impeller w/gask
Raw Water Pump
Secondary Fuel Filter
Starter
Starter Solenoid
Transmission Fluid
Engine Belts
Lube Filter
Primary Fuel Filter
Raw Water Impeller w/gask
Secondary Fuel Filter
Bolts, Nuts, Washers
Hull Plate Zinc
Shaft Zinc
Trim Tab Zinc
Thruster Zinc
Water Coolant Pump
Macerator Pump
Toilet Ball-Shaft Kit
Toilet Bowl Seal Kit
Plumb Spares Box
None
None
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Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Pilothouse Port
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Cockpit Hatch Stb
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Cockpit Hatch Stb
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Cockpit Hatch Stb
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Engine Spares Box
Hardw Spares Box
Engine room Stb
Engine room Stb
Engine room Stb
Engine room Stb
Engine Room Stb
Plumb Spares Box
Tgt
OH
Model No/Component
1
1
1
0
0
4
5
12
5
3
1
2
x
0
1
X
1
1
x
x
0
0
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2
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2
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5
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0
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1
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X
0
0
1
2
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0
2
4
0
2
2
0
2
0
0
1
1
1
1
1
1
X
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
Johnson, 1600GPH, Model
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Blue Sea Systems CL-Series
Blue Sea Systems ML-Series 7700
Golight Control
West Marine 10800
West Marine 10800
Various 10-50 a
Dayton 5X847M 30A 300V 60Hz
Various AGC
BlueSea Systems
Dayton 5X847N 30A
Various 10-18 ga
Various 10-18 ga
REMY 105A Model 3334778
Cummins P/N 3911587
Cummins P/N 4013358
Cummins Fleetguard LF3959
Delo 15-40W SAE30 1-gal
Cummins P/N 3916301
Racor 120P
Sherwood P/N 17000PK
Cummins P1730X
Cummins Fleetguard FF5285
Cummins P/N 3916854
Chevron ATF 3108
Westerbeke 30475
Westerbeke 35828
Racor R12P
Westerbeke 33100
Westerbeke
Various sizes
3 pre-drilled ½ holes
2” diameter
4” round, ½” hole
Sidepower, cone
MP Pumps, MP801-001 #29924
Shurflo Model 3200-001
SeaLand Vacuflush 318162
SeaLand Vacuflush 316140
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Description
Location
Sanitatn
Sanitatn
Sanitatn
Sanitatn
Water
Toilet Duck Bill Valve
Toilet Motor
Toilet Vacuum Breaker Kit
Toilet Water Valve Kit
Fresh Water Pump
Plumb Spares Box
Engine Room Stb
Tgt
OH
4
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
0
1
Model No/Component
SeaLand Vacuflush 347802
SeaLand Vacuflush
SeaLand Vacuflush 316906
SeaLand Vacuflush 314349
Jabsco Model 597187, 3.8gpm
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2. Toolbox 2 – Orange, Repair Tools/Materials
3. Electrical Spares Box –Canvas Spare Parts Bag, Clear Plastic Box
4. Hardware Spare Box – Canvas Spare Parts Bag, Clear Plastic Box
5. Light Kit Box – Orange, 110v light, Extension Cords
6. Engine Spares Box – Blue, See Spares Section
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21 Appendix D – Tool Inventory
This table shows tools inventory and location on Starlight Express
Tool Description
Location
Storage Kit
Qty
OH
Min
Brush, Stainless Steel Bristles
Brush, Toothbrush
Crimper, Lug, Hammer-Type
Crimper, Wire Terminal
Cutter, Retractable-Blade
Cutter, Wire, End-Cut
Cutter, Wire, Side-Cut
Drill Bits, Set, 1/32” to ½”
Drill, Hand, Battery-Powered
Extension Cord, 14-ga, 10 ft
Extension Cord, 14-ga, 50-ft
File, Flat, Fine Grade
Hacksaw w/ Spare Blades
Hammer, Ball peen, Small
Hammer, Large, 2lb
Knife, Putty
Light, Work light, 110v
Mallet, Rubber
Measure, Tape
Multi-meter, Digital
Pliers, Electricians
Pliers, Needle Nose
Pliers, Ordinary
Pliers, Slip-Joint
Pliers, Slip-Joint, Water Pump
Ratchet, large
Ratchet, small
Scraper, Razor Blade w/spares
Screwdriver, Battery-Powered
Screwdriver, Miniature
Screwdriver, Offset
Screwdriver, Slotted
Screwdrivers, Phillips
Tape, Duct
Tape, Electrical
Tool, Opening, Deck Fitting
Tweezer, Giant
Vice-Grips
Wrench, Crescent, 10”
Wrench, Crescent, 6”
Wrench, Crescent, 8”
Wrench, Open/Box metric)
Wrench, Open/Box SAE)
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Salon Stb Seat
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Drill Box
Drill Box
Light Kit Box
Light Kit Box
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 2
Light Kit Box
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
Toolbox 1
Toolkit
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
4
1
1
1
1
1
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
NA
NA
1
NA
1
1
6
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Toolbox 1
Electr Spares Box
Electr Spares Box
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 2
Toolbox 1
Pilothouse Shelf
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolbox 1
Toolkit
Toolkit
1
1
1
1
1
1
Remark
Titanium
Craftsman
2-lb head
2”
Florescent
Plastic head
25-ft
Top compartment
8”, 6”
½”x10”
3/8” x 6”
B&D
Roll
Roll
Tank filler
Misc
Misc
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• Toolbox 1 – Orange, Common Tools
• Toolbox 2 – Orange, Repair Tools/Materials
• Electrical Spares Box –Canvas Spare Parts Bag, Clear Plastic Box
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Hardware Spare Box – Canvas Spare Parts Bag, Clear Plastic Box
Light Kit Box – Orange, 110v light, Extension Cords
Engine Spares Box – Blue, See Spares Section
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22 Appendix E – Galley Inventory
This table shows galley inventory and location on Starlight Express
Description
Location
Qty
OH
Min
Board, cutting, plastic, 10x14
Board, cutting, plastic, 6x8
Board, cutting, wood
Board, cutting, wood
Bottle, beverage, plastic, 2-qt
Bowl, cereal, Corell
Bowl, mixing, set, nested, small
Bowl, serving, medium, Corell
Bucket, garbage, plastic, 2-gal
Cup, measuring, plastic, 2-cup
Cracker, crab, metal
De-veiner, shrimp, metal
Fork, kitchen, medium
Fork, large
Fork, salad
Fork, small
Glass, drink, large
Glass, drink, small
Glass, wine, short
Grinder, bean coffee, small, 12v
Holder, can, cozy
Knife, kitchen, bread, serrated
Knife, kitchen, large
Knife, kitchen, medium, serrate
Knife, oyster
Knife, paring
Knife, steak
Knife, table
Lid, bowl, cereal, storage, plastic
Mug, coffee, ceramic
Opener, can
Opener, wine
Pan, broiling, 8x10”
Pan, cleaning, plastic 10x12
Pan, frying, round, 10”
Pan, sauce, 1-qt
Pan, roasting, rectangular, 8x12”
Pan, baking, 9x13x1
Plate, dinner, Corell
Pot, coffee, 4-cup, 12v
Pot, cooking lidded, 8-qt
Pot, cooking, lid, 4-qt
Pot, kettle, tea, 1-qt
Potholder, glove
Potholder, pad
Press, garlic
Rack, dish drying, plastic
Rack, pan, roasting
Rack, towel, upright, wood
Counter
Counter
Galley Port
Galley Port
Cabinet port
Cabinet port
Cabinet port
Cabinet port
Cabinet below sink
Cabinet port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Cabinet above sink
Cabinet above sink
Salon entertainment cabinet stb
Cabinet below sink
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Cabinet port
Cabinet port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Cabinet port
Cabinet under sink
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Stove top
1
1
1
1
1
8
3
8
1
1
1
1
2
8
1
8
9
9
9
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
10
8
8
8
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
8
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
6
3
6
1
1
1
1
2
8
1
6
9
9
9
1
0
1
1
1
1
1
6
8
6
6
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
6
1
1
1
1
2
4
1
1
2
1
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Sink
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Countertop
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Spares salon port
Spares salon port
Spares salon port
Spares salon port
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Location
Rack, wine
Rack, spice
Scissors
Sharpener, knife
Spatula, plastic
Spoon, large
Spoon, measuring, set, metal
Spoon, small
Spoon, wooden
Steamer, pot, cooking, 8-qt
Strainer, plastic, large
Strainer, pot, cooking, 8-qt, large
Strainer, tea, small
Toaster, large
Tong, metal, long
Tray, ice, plastic
Cabinet, top
Stove shelf
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer port
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Cabinet beneath sink
Drawer beneath refrigerator
Drawer port
Cabinet beneath sink
Drawer port
Freezer
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Qty
OH
Min
1
1
1
1
2
8
1
8
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
8
1
8
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Remark
Spares salon port
Spares salon port
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23 Appendix F – Machinery/Electrical Inventory
Item
Hull
Port Diesel Engine
Starboard Diesel Engine
Bow Thruster/Gear Leg
Diesel Generator
Port Transmission
Starboard Transmission
Propeller
Port Engine Battery Bank
Starboard Engine Battery Bank
House Battery Bank #1 (boat)
House Battery Bank #2 (invertr)
Generator Battery
Thruster Battery Bank
House Battery Bank Charger
Bow Thruster Charger
Inverter-Charger
Freshwater Water Pump
Freshwater Accumulator
Mobile Satellite TV Tracker
Satellite Receiver
Satellite Receiver
Dinghy RIB
Dinghy Outboard Motor
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Bayliner 4788ES
Cummins 6BTA3.9M
Cummins 6BTA3.9M
SidePower SE 120/215 T-24V
Westerbeke 12.5BTDA
ZF Hurth
ZF Hurth
2x 4-blade pitch
Group 8D 12-volt
Group 8D 12-volt
4x Dyno GC2B (6-volt 2-pair)
4x Dyno GC2B (6-volt 2-pair)
Seavolt Group 24 12-volt
2x Optima 12-volt (Glasmat)
Promariner Promatic 50-3
Xantrex XC1524 (24-volt)
Outback VXF2812M
Jabsco Sensor Max 17
Shurflo 181-201 20 PSI
KVH Industries TracVision
Sony SAT-B55
Sony SAT-B55
Rendova 380 12-ft
Honda 40HP 4S
Serial/ID Number
BLBA65EVA000
45923734, CPL2208
45925219, CPL2208
706107/4607
S/N
Install Date 12/2008
Install Date 12/2008
Install Date 08/2007
Install Date 12/2005
Install Date 09/2007
Install Date 02/2009
S/N
Sensor Max 17
181-201 20-PSI
S/N 00040015
S/N 8015358
S/N 8013263
S/N
S/N
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Location
Transom starboard
Fwd SR, Thrust 242lbs
12 Kilowatt
Ratio 1.95
Ratio 1.95
Lazarette Stb
Lazarette Stb
Lazarette Port
Lazarette Stb
Lazarette Stb
Fwd Stateroom
Engine Room Port
Fwd Stateroom
2800 Watt, Salon Aft
Engine Room Fwd
Engine Room Fwd
01-0234-01 TV4 U.S.
Salon
Fwd Stateroom
Dinghy Transom
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25 Appendix H – Inverter Wiring
The diagram below shows the wiring details of the inverter circuit.
When the Inverter Switch is OFF on the AC Panel, Relay 1 and Relay 2 automatically connect all
devices to Line 1 and Line 2 circuits respectively.
When Inverter Switch is turned ON, the inverted devices are connected to the Inverter circuit directly
and are isolated from the non-inverted devices on Line 1 and Line 2 circuits.
Measures Line 2
minus Inverter
circuits
Engine
Stb Htr
Engine
Port Htr
Washer
Dryer
Central
Vac
Galley
Refrig
Dual Relay 2
Electric
Range
Microwave
ASR/
Head
Recep
MSR/
Head
Recep
ON
Line 2
Dual
Circuit
Breaker
30A
AC
Ammeter
ON
Measures Line 1
plus Inverter
circuits
AC
Ammeter
FB
Refrig
Bat
Chargr
Trash
Compa
Dual Relay 1
Water
Heater
Ice
Maker
Galley/
Salon
Recep
Salon/
PH
Recep
ON
Line 1
Dual
Circuit
Breaker
30A
ON
Mounted on AC
Line 1 Panel,
positions 8 & 9
Remote Control
Switch Mounted
on DC Panel
ON
Inverter Dual
Circuit Bkr 30A
ON
Inverter
Inv DC
Supply SW
ON
The relay action is ‘break-before-make’ to avoid crossover current between inverter and line circuits.
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26 Appendix I – Registration Information
Item
USCG Documentation
FCC Radio License
WA DoR 4788 Vessel
WA DoL Rendova Boat
WA DoL Boat Trailer
US Customs Annual
WA Parks Annual
Direct TV Service
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Description/Model
Official Number
Certificate No.
Hull ID Number
Call sign ID
FRN
MMSI station id:
CVT No.
2009 Decal No
OID No
UBI No.
FEIN
Registration No..
Certificate No.
Hull ID Number
2010 Decal No.
Registration No
2009 Decal No.
2009 Decal No.
Card No
Card No
Serial/ID Number
1137711
Remark
US DoT, Nat; Vessel Doc Ctr
BLBA65EVA00
WDC7913
0014324750
303505000
011120
0436
11741
602-555-358
87-0756309
WA 8942 NH
0533205701
RH025050L899
Transom Inner Hull
Expire date 11-29-2015
WA 2905-UK
9524777
91429
0017-0476-9213
0017-0476-9289
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DSS
Pilothouse Port/Stb Windows
Pilothouse Port/Stb Windows
Boat hull
Boat plate
Boat hull
Trailer plate
Salon aft window
Portside transom
Salon Sat Receiver back slot
Fwd SR Sat Receiver back slot
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27 Appendix J – Digital Satellite TV Channels
Channel
100
101
115
116
200
201
214
220
227
228
229
231
234
236
239
242
243
244
245
247
248
249
252
254
256
264
265
Station ID
DTV PPV
CD USA
IAC
DTV PPV
DTV PPV
DTV Sys
DTV Adv
DTV Events
DTV Shop
GEMS
HGTV
FOOD
SHOP
E!
CSHP
USA
AS
SCFI
TNT
TBS
FX
COM
LIFE
AMC
TCM
BBC-Am
A&E
Channel
269
273
276
278
279
280
282
290
291
296
299
300
301
302
309
311
321
325
327
329
331
333
334
335
339
340
341
Station ID
HIST
BRAVO
NGC
DSC
DHN
TLC
APL
DIS1
DIS2
TOON
NIK1
NIK2
TVLD
NKTN
GSN
FAM
WHT
SPKE
CMT
BET
MTV
MTV2
CD USA
VH1
FUSE
DNS
ARTS
Channel
345
353
356
360
367
369
372
373
374
375
376
377
378
379
404
422
499
500
580
620
636
651
795
800
Station ID
USA
BTV
MSNBC
FNC
JTV
DSTR
TBN
WORD
BYU
LINK
NASA
TCT
NRB
RFD
GALA
EWTM
DTV Pgms
DTV PPV
CD USA
DTV Spt
FSD
FSNW
DTV Spt
CD USA
Note. For Seattle ‘Mariner’ Fans – Games are on Channel 651 FSNW.
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28 Appendix K – Broadband Wireless Network
The diagram below illustrates the boat’s broadband wireless network.
Wireless Link
802.11b
Internet
Internet
Access Point
(Shore-Based)
External Antenna
(Boat Mast)
50-ft LMR
Cable
250mW High Power
Bridge
Air820
(Pilothouse)
Laptop with Wireless Capability
Encrypted Wireless
802.11b/g
RJ45 Cat-5
Crossover
Connection
SSID Network
Security Code
Laptop with Wireless Capability
Cat-5 Network Cable
Wireless-G Broadband
Router
Cisco WRT54G2
(Pilothouse)
Cat-5 Network Cable
PC with Network Card
PC with Network Card
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29 INDEX
AC System
120-volt outlets, 29
dockside inlets, 26
generator master breaker, 28
generator power, 27
generator unit breaker, 28
inverter power, 28
inverter wiring diagram, 92
shore power adapters, 26
shore power cords, 26
Anchoring
mooring buoy, 53
mooring hook, 54
spare anchor Bruce 20 KG, 53
stern tie line, 54
winch crank, 52
windlass, 52
windlass control, 52
windlass unlocking, 52
working anchor, 52
Barbecue
fuel type, 11
location, 72
Bimini Cover, 17
Chairs
blue canvas folding, 72
white deck folding frame, 72
Cleaning
cleaning supplies, 70
cockpit raw water washdown, 71
deck equipment, 71
foredeck raw water washdown, 71
vacuum cleaner, 70
washer-dryer, 70
waste management plan, 70
Crabbing
cleanup, 72
equipment, 72
how to catch, 72
measuring gauge, 72
Cruising
cruising rpm, 17
engine synchronizer, 17
navigation lights, 17
trim tabs, 17
DC System
12-volt outlets, 25
battery banks, 21
battery multimeter, 23
battery panel location, 22
battery state-of-charge, 23
battery switches, 22
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component breakers, 25
electrolyte inspection, 22
engine alternators, 23
engine battery parallel switch, 25
fuse blocks, 25
house batteries ACR, 24
house battery charger, 23
house battery combiner switch, 24
inverter charger, 23
inverter wiring diagram, 92
master breakers, 25
port engine-house batteries ACR, 24
thruster battery charger, 25
thruster battery switch, 25
Dinghy
davit breaker switch, 57
davit control receptacle, 57
davit controller, 57
equipment, 59
fuel tank capacity, 11
inspection, 58
operation, 58
retrieval, 58
Docking
bow thruster, 54
bow thruster battery switch, 54
bow thruster joystick, 54
fenders, 18
lines, 18
trim tabs, 18
Electronics
automatic foghorn, 43
autopilot, 46
autopilot wireless remote, 46
bridge depth sounder, 44
bridge VHF radio, 43
cellular phone service, 46
digital sounder/fishfinder, 45
electronic chart, 45
E-Series network diagram, 90
GPS, 45
internet service, 47
multifunction displays, 44
navionics map package, 45
pilothouse depth sounder, 44
pilothouse VHF radio, 43
radar scanner, 45
rudder position indicator, 46
speed over ground, 46
speed through water, 46
VHF distress call, 43
wireless network diagram, 98
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cruise RPM, 16
ear protection, 16
inspection, 13
oil pressure-temperature, 15
oil type, 11
shutdown, 16
Entertainment Systems
bridge AM/FM/CD, 51
fwd stateroom DVD/CD, 51
fwd stateroom satellite TV receiver, 51
fwd stateroom video-audio, 51
salon 5 CD player, 50
salon audio speakers, 50
salon cassette tape player, 50
salon HD TV, 50
salon iPod dock, 50
salon satellite TV receiver, 51
salon stereo amplifier, 50
satellite TV channels, 96
Equipment Manuals
accessories, 69
Fresh Water Systems
cockpit shower, 34
fresh water inlet, 33
fresh water washdown, 34
hot water, 33
tank fill openings, 33
tank selector switch, 33
tank-levels gauge, 33
water pressure, 33
Fuel
fuel management, 19
fueling procedure, 19
tank capacity, 19
Galley
bridge refrigerator, 38
dishware, 37
food storage, 38
galley refrigerator-freezer, 38
range and oven, 37
range burner sizes, 38
range safety switch, 37
salon icemaker, 39
trash compactor, 39
Heating and Cooling Systems
cabin heaters, 42
diesel-furnace heaters, 41
reverse-cycle heat/air system, 42
Navigation
binoculars, 67
cruising atlas, 66
cruising guides, 67
navionics package, 66
official charts, 66
plotting tools, 67
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Safety
’Alert’ distress signals, 63
’Locate’ distress sjgnals, 63
’Strobe Light’ signal, 63
emergency call channel 16, 62
emergency call DSC, 62
fire extinguisher locations, 62
first aid kit, 63
floating lanterns, 63
hand-held spotlight, 63
lifesling, 61
mobile searchlight, 64
personal flotation devices (PFD), 61
remote-controlled searchlight, 63
throw lines, 61
throw ring, 61
Salon
dining table, 39
pilothouse bunk, 39
salon bunk, 39
Sanitation System
holding tank, 31
macerator switch, 32
marine toilet, 31
tank warning light, 32
y-valve, 32
Shore Power
circuit breaker, 16
cord 15 or 20 amp adaptors, 16
cord storage, 16
extension cords, 16
inlet, 16
Spare Parts
engine spare parts, 74
fuel and oil filters, 74
small repair parts, 74
Specifications
beam width, 11
bridge clearance height, 11
draft depth, 11
fresh water capacity, 11
fuel capacity, 11
holding tank capacity, 11
overall length, 11
Tools
electrical kit, 74
large toolkit, 74
small toolkit, 74
Vessel Documents
Canadian crossing, 68
dinghy registration, 68
FCC ship's radio license, 68
US Customs sticker, 68
USCG documented vessel, 68
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