Day Cruise Around San Diego Harbor with USS Carl Vinson

Short cruise today around San Diego Harbor. We’d planned to head out to sea but visibility was low and there were military boats on watch throughout the harbor. On our way out to the open ocean from Shelter Island (the original plan) one of the military craft hailed us to let us know the USS…
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Water in Transmission from Leak in Saildrive Seals

A couple of weeks ago we were doing a quick inspection before setting off when Captain Keith found water in the transmission fluid on the starboard engine. Bad. This was caused by water entering through the sail drive seals, directly into the transmission. After some intense debate about how all this would NOT be covered…
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