"Quincy" (Jim & Chris Schulz)

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Electrical - 120v and 12v
Here's an update on Quincy's electrical system upgrade. We are currently in the procurement and space planning/layout stage. Before we start tearing things apart I'd love to solicit comments, concerns, and advice. What am I missing? Before getting into the electrical system, last week I...
Last weekend we did the first physical steps of our electrical system upgrade which I've been thinking through and preliminarily planning for the recent past. We added a battery monitor so we can see and list our actual loads for different circuits and devices and calculate what size house bank...
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Sanitation Systems
Replacing our head hoses on Quincy has been overdue for a while, and after our July cruise to Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds we had a few down days in Seattle. I decided enough was enough and it was time to tackle a project I’d been putting off for too long. Luckily Chris was there too, so she...
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Renovations - Full or Partial
So here’s a work in progress blog post for week one of this haul out. We're at Canoe Cove Marina outside Sidney, BC. Work is being managed by Blackline Marine and done by Blackline, Raven Marine, and UK Sails Sidney (and us). The morning after checking in we got started pulling sails and...
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Racing & Cruising
Chris and I sailed Quincy to BC in January to get hauled and worked on at Canoe Cove Marina outside of Sidney. Great trip up - here are pics of some highlights. Mt Rainier peeking out from behind the masts and the clouds at Elliot Bay Marina as we get ready to leave Had to dress warmly but...
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Controls - Steering, Binnacle, Wind Vanes & Ground Tackle
Replaced the engine control cables on Quincy this weekend. Not technically difficult but time consuming. Lots of disassembly and reassembly. Edson 335 pedestal. Yanmar 3YM30 engine. Replaced wheel brake and serviced shaft bearings while in there, not sure how you’d access the cable clamp inside...

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