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Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 28-05-2020, 00:48
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

Your point wasnít missed by me, caught my eye immediately, but was distracted by having to go get some groceries for my wife and I.

When I got back on the forums, Dsanduril posted the graph of...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 27-05-2020, 16:53
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

Interesting proposal, the weight, brush wear, life span, and cost have obsoleted the DC generators. Being replaced with lighter, more power at the lower rpm range, alternator.
Where one would need...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-05-2020, 23:42
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

All reasons, I wouldnít use my Honda except at anchorage, to power my Cruise RO water maker at anchor. I mentioned at the beginning of the thread, the Honda doesnít put out enough amperage to charge...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-05-2020, 22:21
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

You missed read my posted or my philosophy of power supply on my boat. I specifically stated, I own a sailboat, prefer to sail, and not run any motor. I wouldnít use my engines or generator at all,...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-05-2020, 16:41
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

In my set up, Iím suggesting to only have one alternator per engine, one a large framed 200amp, and on stock. To install a large frame 200-250amp alternator, will require a serpentine belt upgrade,...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 26-05-2020, 13:01
Replies: 73
Views: 4,150
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Add second large alternator to charge house batteries

I have been researching this exact circumstance for my self. I donít have a generator on my catamaran. I do have a Honda generator for back up for only power for mandatory electronics while under...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 09-12-2019, 20:29
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Looking for L400 Owners with a Cruise RO Watermaker

Thank you for sharing your installation, fantastic :thumb:
Very helpful as Iím ordering the S30 for Christmas!
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-11-2019, 22:13
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Looking for L400 Owners with a Cruise RO Watermaker

Thank You for your comments. Definitely keep your comments in mind during my installation.

The S30 comes with the remote panel as part of the system and has a hour meter on the panel on current...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 27-11-2019, 14:47
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Looking for L400 Owners with a Cruise RO Watermaker

Nice!:thumb:

Thanks for the response. I'll be looking forward to you pictures and eventual documentation of your installation. :popcorn:
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 16-11-2019, 19:18
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By 69Datsun510
Looking for L400 Owners with a Cruise RO Watermaker

I'm going to install a Cruise RO S30 on my 2013 400S2 Owner Version 3/3, looking for owners with the Cruise RO units, and where they were installed. Location of the modules and fixed panel. If you...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 08-11-2019, 14:17
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

I'll checkout Zoe's blog, thanks for the link:thumb:
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 08-11-2019, 14:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: lagoon 39 or 40 or 400 s2

CatNewBee shares some very good points regarding the Lagoon Models.

I've sailed on the a newer 2017 Lucia, and definitely feel the difference with storage and space in the hulls, I too preferred...
Forum: Boats For Sale and Wanted 07-11-2019, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: lagoon 39 or 40 or 400 s2

I didn't see many of the models you are looking for, when I was looking in September, month before the charter season ends in October, in the Mediterranean. I was looking for an Owner version 3/2,...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 07-11-2019, 17:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

Sistership, in more ways then Lagoon L400S2. I plane to install a similar Solar array and same batteries as your system. I saw your setup, you sharing your project here on the forum, has me wanting...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 31-10-2019, 19:57
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

Thank You:thumb:

I agree, there are pros and cons, has to be compatible couples, and a catamaran with two hulls, helps with time apart for sanity. Sharing the workload and having a younger...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 22-10-2019, 13:10
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

I have an International insurance company, I'm from California, vessel home will be port stateside, but purchased in the Med, and cruising the Med. So, I need international coverage, with an...
Forum: Meets & Greets 20-10-2019, 23:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Dreams have become Real Life

The reason the selling price was so high, the L18 or 1800cc was a model that was called a Bluebird SSS, triple S, only sold originally in Japan, and was their production model. The USA version was...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-10-2019, 21:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Dreams have become Real Life

Yes sir, know about the 1600's, if I'm not mistaken, only had 4 door models imported for you guys. I bought my complete rubber kit from Datsport, in your neck of the woods. He has way better rubber...
Forum: Meets & Greets 19-10-2019, 21:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Dreams have become Real Life

Will do! hoping to have many adventures to share!:thumb:
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 19-10-2019, 19:22
Replies: 67
Views: 6,560
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: 12v Watermaker - Experiences for article?

You have good points on reasons to go back to my original choice. I really like the simplicity of the Cruise RO system. I'll save the money, stick with the AC motor, and have the option of running...
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 18-10-2019, 22:25
Replies: 67
Views: 6,560
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: 12v Watermaker - Experiences for article?

I've been researching watermakers, Cruise RO S30, Little Wander 145/180, and Spectra units. I'm looking to set my 2013 L400S2 for cruising. I currently don't have an onboard gen set or decent house...
Forum: Meets & Greets 18-10-2019, 16:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Dreams have become Real Life

Thank you! I'm Glad to hear you are out there enjoying the sailing life. There is a chance we could meet up with you in Greece next season. Will be cruising starting in May, in Croatia. We plan...
Forum: Meets & Greets 18-10-2019, 16:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Dreams have become Real Life

Thank you for the recognition of a life goal. Life's path is not always easy, takes some of us longer than others, but one foot in front of the other, you get there!
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 18-10-2019, 16:07
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

Short answer: Any

Long answer, explanations, and solutions:

Any Insurance company will want you to be able to prove you have the ability to captain a larger Catamaran. The ASA program is the...
Forum: Lagoon Catamarans 18-10-2019, 15:07
Replies: 24
Views: 3,539
Posted By 69Datsun510
Re: Just bought our retirement home!

Thank You! Doesn't currently have a washer/dryer, but who knows in the future its a possibility:thumb:
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