Engine Room

The engine room, like a lot of this boat was in a relatively low state of repair. Maintenance was clearly not regularly undertaken and many parts of the room were in a very sad state.

Original port side overboard before refurbishment.
Original port side overboard before refurbishment.

As well as all the new work on the bilges and fuel tanks (see there own sections) all the overboard pipes in the engine room have been removed and only those required have been retained. All holes to the outside have been plugged and covered.

One of the many original sea cocks
One of the many original sea cocks

One new 3″ salt water manifold was installed to supply sea water to the Gardener, the Isuzu generator, the water maker and the toilet system. Each engine has its own strainer basket and take-off. The inlet on the underside of the hull was covered with a new stainless steel strainer.
The new manifold is fitted with removable anodes and has been properly grounded to the boats ‘earth’.

New salt water inlet manifold with strainers for each take-off. Connected to the only salt water sea cock.
New salt water inlet manifold with strainers for each take-off. Connected to the only salt water sea cock.

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