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Removed the old plastic shower grate on Tangleberry, and made a new one from teak slats obtained from Island Teak on Vancouver Island.



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rubato Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 October 2017 at 18:03
Looks great Grahame
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Thanks Steve. Just got moorage in Thunderbird, on G - 4, not far from your boat.
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I just upgraded the electronics on Tangleberry to add a touchscreen Chartplotter (Raymarine Axiom 9) and Class B AIS.  I put the whole instrument package in a new Navpod.

This is the old setup:


The GPS is a Garmin, and the Raymarine Seatalk 1 instruments needed a special NMEA 0183 adapter to communicate with the GPS. This was removed along with old GPS. The Axiom 9 is NMEA 2000 only so I needed a different adapter for it to talk to the instruments.Smile  Fortunately the new Navpod has plenty of room inside. 

This is the new setup:


The new screen is big and bright, and the touchscreen is intuitive, it works just like a tablet with pinch zoom and pan, long touch for information.  I haven't learned all the functions yet, but it doesn't look too difficult. I don't have radar or a "fancy" sounder or cameras, but all that is supported.

The AIS, an Em-trak B-100,  is mounted behind the chart table and I was able to use an existing wire from the previous setup with new plugs to make the connection. A good thing because there is no room at all in the pedestal guard for more wires. It has it's own GPS antenna which is sensitive enough that I just dropped it in the space behind the electrical panel and it works fine. I used an antenna splitter so the AIS and VHF radio share the masthead antenna. Everything worked on the first try.




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I was wondering what was going on under the cockpit tent... :)
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That and keeping the green stuff off the dodger. Went out yesterday in the fog. Eerie to see BC ferry on the chart and be able to verify the position by the sound of the horn while seeing nothing but a circle of maybe 100 m in diameter.
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