|Posted: August 13 2006 at 15:57 | IP Logged
Can't adjust drive unit... inboards but it had 3/4 fuel, 3 people, generator, trimmed, water had about 1' chop some wind, however the speed didn't change much going with the wind, speed measured by gps. Engines are 350 Mag MPIs, 300hp.
No major issues, thank goodness, on the c&v survey and engines survey. Now I am wondering how many of them the insurance company will require to be fixed, trying to get yacht insurance, before I can use the boat.
Bow light not working, guessing bulbs burned out, or wire pulled out by rode or previous owner if it was damaged. Probably insurance issue?
Two wires with connectors (unused) in anchor locker... wondering if bow light isn't working because wire was pulled out from these two connectors and bow light by rode.
Fuel tanks don't have emergency shut off valves on fuel lines. Betting ins. co. wants this fixed.
No coast guard safety package, easily fixed by run to marine store. Probably an insurance issue until resolved.
Engine oil & tranny fluid overfull in one engine and a little low in other engine. No apparent signs of abnormal oil leaking.
Generator is a little low in fluid but runs well with it's 1690 hours, Kohler 4.5kw.
CO detector not working, this troubles me, replace unit or bad wiring?
Pungent smell in boat, worse in head, supposedly too much chemical added. Insurance won't care, but I do! Dealer, apparently, seems to be waiting to fix this until we are successfully through the surveys, oil analysis, insurance acquired, and they feel closing is imminent. It really bugs me however that they did not get this fixed sooner! The paranoid and cynical part of me wonders if they are going to try to pull a fast one and leave the smell unresolved, however our purchase agreement calls for eliminating the smell and they seem to have a good reputation and have not given any indication of being like a disreputable used car dealer. Still... I wonder why they never resolved the smell before? Their bread and butter though is sale of newer and larger boats, the Cruisers and Silverton lines. Obviously, they will make more on those than on the soon to be mine 3075. Their dock is full and they need space for the 2007s that should be here any day now.
Edited by 2ndTimer on August 13 2006 at 16:01