Preparing to sail around the world

For more than 3 years, we regularly take time off from work to get Monara ready for our World Tour. An overview:

  • installation of 680 Ah gell battery pack
  • Victron Quattro 8kVA charger inverter (240V)
  • Victron Centaur charger (for seperate charging in 60Hz countries)
  • install a Maretron NMEA 2000 monitoring system allowing us to:
    • follow our fuel consumption
    • monitor various engine temperatures and oil pressure over time
    • follow weather evolutions over time
    • install alarms on bilges
    • check tank levels (fuel, water, grey water)
  • link NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 networks with a Rosepoint Nemo
  • installation of a 50HP bowthruster
  • upgrade anchor winch hydraulic power pack
  • installation of a 200 l/hour Dessalator watermaker
  • replacement of 4 Vosper stabilisers with 2 DMS MagnusMaster units
  • clean out engine heat exchangers
  • Kohler generator service & maintenance
  • Gardner engines service & maintenance
  • topside paint with International paint system
  • bottom paint with Intertuf and antifouling
  • Propeller service
  • heating replacement in the living room
  • upgrade fresh water tank
  • bilge pumps maintenance
  • drydock service of through hull valves
  • new pyrotechnics
  • new fire extinguishers
  • dive compressor service
  • installation of new Viking liferaft
  • Zodiac 470 PRO with 40HP outboard engine
  • replacement of dishwasher by a A+++ freezer
  • replacement of broken mast
  • communications upgrade with Iridium Go!
  • communications upgrade with wifi antenna and router
  • wheelhouse windows replacement

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