The original anchor winch failed during the delivery trip in December 2013. When the anchor winch was dismantled it was found to be completely destroyed. All the gears and shafts were broken, teeth sheared off and bearings destroyed.
No spare parts were able to be sourced so a complete set of gears, shafts and mountings were manufactured from scratch.
The housing was repaired and the new workings installed. A new 24V winch motor was installed and a new battery system made and installed in the focsal. Continue reading “Anchor System”