Destination; Ft Lauderdale
Captain; Russell Furlong
03rd January 2019; Arrived and preparing handover to MT.
25th December 2018; Captain reports;
Thanks nick merry Christmas to you Santa brought wind but also 1,5K current against us
24th December 2018; captain reports;
Not stopping eta 4 Jan pls supply destination co ords regards russell
10th December 2018; Departed. Distance to go 3300nm approx. ETA at 6kts average +22 days
10th December 2018; Cleared customs. Ready to go direct to Ft Lauderdale.
09th December 2018; Replacement crew on board.
06th December 2018; No local crew approved. Replacement crew flying in from the Canaries on Sunday (next available flight)
5th December 2018; Crew member is forced to leave boat due to family reasons. Replacement CVs submitted to insurers. Awaiting approval.
2nd December 2018; Arrived Cape Verde
21st November 2018; Captain reports;
Water in aft cabin. Investigation reveals that gas drain hose was not connected. No hose clamps used.
19th November 2018; Departed Cascais.
15th November 2018; Captain reports;
The Yanmar dealer in Cascais has identified the engine problem. Wires were chafed. The harness was touching the engine controls at the helm station. They have both engine warranty books on board but not the warranty documents to check engine numbers.
14th November 2018; Arrived Cascais. Captain reports;
the engine died twice on route under normal use and without blowing a fuse.
Requested Dream Yachts that these issues be dealt with under warranty in Cascais.
11th November 2018; Departed Viveiro.
08th November 2018; Arrived Viveiro. Captain reports;
As you know we have arrived in Viveiro, and possibly will depart on Sunday or Monday, weather permitting. Departing Gijon, the port engine fuse once again blew, Steve was quick enough to replace it and get the engine running quickly, we now dock with engine cover and fuse cover open with 10A fuses at the ready. I had about 15L of water coming into the port bilge on the trip from Gijon, will be investigating the source of that while in harbour.
The panel above the master starboard heads came adrift. I have included some photographs. I have not put the panel back, I have stowed it.(the panel was located above the outboard basin).
Will be investigating the fuse issue in depth, the motor runs fine for hours without issue but the fuse blows when docking, possibly a throttle cable touching a wire or something.
07th November 2018; Departed Gijon. Engine fuse blew again on departure.
04th November 2018; Arrived Gijon. Stopped for weather and tech issues. Dream Yachts advised
02nd November 2018; Departed
02nd November 2018; Captain reports depth gauge not working – now fixed
01st Novemeber 2018; Captain reports port bow thruster not working. Dream Yachts and CNB advised. Now fixed
30th November 2018; Captain and crew allowed on board at 1530
29th October 2018; Captain return to Bordeaux. Unable to start work. Boat not ready.
24th October 2018; Captain arrived in Bordeaux. Boat not ready for handover
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