Category: Tanks

Fuel System, Part II…

…is in and more or less buttoned up. During the re-check of fittings (in last post), I took the opportunity to tidy the hoses a bit more. Part III will be the fitting of filters, circulation pump and a wet…

Fuel System Update

So we last left the fuel system when I was just starting to install the hoses. I was using standard automotive fuel hose. Then my wife and I had a conversation that went something like “No, I want marine grade…

Fuel System: Day Tank Plumbing

Lots of progress being made, few projects actually “done”, as seems to be the case with lots of sub-projects progressing in parallel. This one is waiting on parts. Day Tanks: The two port side fuel “day” tanks are more or…

Freshwater Tank Plumbing is In!

The freshwater tank plumbing is in! All connected glued and permanent. Including deck fill and vents. Features include Tank isolation valves, for fill and discharge drain plug for draining any/all tanks directly into the bilge. And the system passes the…

Putting the Tanks To Bed

All tanks are in. Fitted, secured and floor supports installed. Including the battery box. Furthermore, the tanks got covered with plastic to keep things clean and dust free for the rest of the project. We shouldn’t need to access this…

Grey Water Tank is IN!

Did the final fit and installation of the grey water tank this past weekend. Unlike the fuel and water tanks, this one can never be removed. The length of the tank is 47 1/2″ inches which is exactly the length…

Center Fuel Tank is IN!

Fitted and secured. It will have to come out one more time to install the greywater tank underneath. The greywater tank is on order and I hope arrives early this week. Nothing eventful about this installation. Pretty much went like…