Electrical

So, I think the boat needs to be rewired. The batteries are two different sizes and rating (not good for batteries that are wired together in parallel)

Small wires

Small wires

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You can kind of see the other battery. The wire is about 16 Gage between the two

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Battery switch

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Fuses and switches (not a lot of options there)

It has a older battery charger for shore power to charge the batteries.

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Shore power inlet is on the port side currently.

Old style shore power (30a)

Old style shore power (30a)

Shore power breaker in hull (30a)

Shore power breaker in hull (30a)

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Back side of the breaker

My plan…

Put shore power on the starboard side, locate the electrical distribution panel on the starboard side between the seat and the berth.

Mock up of the electrical panel

Mock up of the electrical panel

The radio and the VHF radio Should fit in the wood thing where the door currently is. I also plan to add one of these to control the navigation lights, which should fit where the 12v DC plug is.

Nav Light panel

Nav Light panel

Overall, the plan is the upgrade the batteries to 4 either Trojan T-105, or T-125. Charged via an IOTA DLS-45-2. Install 3 new panels, Blue sea 8023, 8101, 8686. Move the shore power inlet to the starboard side, and use the new smart plug 30a connection.

More planing will result in a continuation of this.

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Tanks?

I want to get the boat set up for some coastal cruising, which will require some form of water on board and some means to collect the grey water
(black water if ever put a real head in the boat). This is what I think I want to do.

Tank locations

Tank locations

I’m thinking that with the batteries I want to add the weight distribution should be alright, though the weight will be a little bit off due the tank being further up and the batteries being more aft.

Mock ups

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Temp mock up of door for V-berth

Temp mock up of door for V-berth

Temp Door opening.

Temp Door opening.

Table top mock up.

Table top mock up. Will double as a cockpit table as well. Going to mount on a pedestal base.

Double berth with new pieces mock up.

Double berth with new pieces mock up.

Clasp on Temp Crib boards.

Clasp on Temp Crib boards.

Temp crib boards

Temp crib boards

Crib boards cleaned up. Need to even out the color.

Crib boards cleaned up. Need to even out the color.