[Sentoa] Re: Sentoa Digest, Vol 15, Issue 26

jeff gordon jbg2 at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 2 08:17:33 EDT 2004

Thanks Steve. That's all great advice. I'm encouraged
to hear that your problems are so minor.

--- Steve Weiser <s.weiser at comcast.net> wrote:

> Jeff:   we took delivery of our 37 in mid-June. 
> Here are a few 
> thoughts:
> Exercise all systems you can think of, including
> head, gray water pump, 
> thruster, genset, reefer, anchor windlass, heat,
> macerator, etc.  Run 
> it at various rpms and check the speeds with a
> handheld GPS if you 
> don't already have electronics installed.
> Check bilges for any leaks, and determine if they
> are salt or fresh 
> water.   Observe shaft seal after sea trial to see
> if there are any 
> abnormalities.   Crawl under master berth, open
> stowage hatches, and 
> look underneath for any abnormalities.   Feel around
> under head and 
> galley for any leaks.  Observe hydraulic steering
> mechanism in aft 
> cockpit lazarette for any abnormalities.
> Go through the bilges after a week or so and check
> all hose clamps to 
> make sure they are tight.
> Nordic is real good about following up on warranty
> items, so make a 
> list (it'll be short) and get your dealer or the
> factory to fix 
> whatever is on the list.  Our list was minor stuff
> and I can't remember 
> all of it, but some examples were:  the slide-out
> chopping board in the 
> galley swelled a bit and wouldn't move; vacuflush
> fresh water supply 
> line leaked;  overhead light in pilothouse port side
> did not work.
> Steve Weiser
> Nordic Tug 37 #114
> Alameda, Calif.
> On Sep 28, 2004, at 9:00 PM,
> sentoa-request at lists.samurai.com wrote:

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