So you found the perfect boat and now your broker schedules a survey and sea trial. What's THAT? you say....just Ask Captain Chris to join you aboard for your survey and Sea Trial and he will help you better understand what's being looked at, why and what it all means.
Yes, we can accompany you on your sea trial as your Captain. You will need a surveyor and I recommend an engine surveyor too, but I can join you to help understand the slang and lingo being thrown around in discussions.
I recently worked with a couple while on sea trial for a Long Range Cruiser and earned my pay that day. Some translations were about 2 stroke Diesel engines. Huh? Do they really have those? Yes. And how do they compare to today's diesel in most trawlers?
And what are they talking about 32 volts DC? 12 volts DC? 120 volts AC? 240 volts AC? And why are the propulsion engines 32 volts but the generators are 12 volts?
Five fuel tanks with a manifold for fuel supply and return. Return what? To where? And why? Three keel tanks and two saddle tanks?
How do you handle a boat this big without a bow thruster?
We can help you understand all of these questions and more. That's why you should include us on your Survey and Sea Trial as your consulting captain. We can teach you about your perfect boat and more.
If you have found your perfect boat and want to learn how to operate all the systems, Ask Captain Chris to come aboard and show you how.
If you do not have your perfect boat yet, join us in Vero Beach for a 2 day DIY Introduction to Boat Systems Seminar. Then when you sea trial your perfect boat we will be glad to accompany you as your Captain to help explain the systems and after the boat is yours we can help you learn how to operate it.
Yes, even without a bow thruster.
Call us to Ask Captain Chris 772-205-1859.