[C38] C38 windlass

charles charles at finn.ws
Sat Jun 26 11:05:54 EDT 2021

Midships in my bilge is a built in battery sized box that drained the floor of the head. There used to be a small bilge pump that drained it.   This was to keep shower water with soap, etc. out of the bilge.  It perfectly fits a battery. 
-------- Original message --------From: Max soto <maxsoto at gmail.com> Date: 6/25/21  11:45 PM  (GMT-06:00) To: Catalina 38 Listserve <listserve at catalina38.org> Subject: Re: [C38] C38 windlass Chuck, you put your starting battery where???? Max Soto A.+506-8312-1367Alajuela, Costa RicaOn Jun 25, 2021, at 07:40, charles <charles at finn.ws> wrote:I converted the shower/head sump into my engine battery box years ago.  Wired from there to my windlass using that battery because I never use the windlass without motor already running.   Used number 4 wire which was heavier than chart required.   I tend to go one size heavier as a rule with DC.-------- Original message --------From: Patrick <1derful at comcast.net> Date: 6/25/21  7:05 AM  (GMT-06:00) To: Catalina 38 Listserve <listserve at catalina38.org> Subject: Re: [C38] C38 windlass My electrician was more concerned about short burst of amps drawnBand is like a thick belt of copper which can carry lots of amps without overheating and starting electrical fireSent from my iPhone> On Jun 24, 2021, at 6:09 PM, Max soto <maxsoto at gmail.com> wrote:> > “Electric band”? Not what does that means, but I just installed two #2 wires (+ & -) from the house battery bank to the windlass solenoid box.  India’s is 1000 watts. > > Max Soto A.> +506-8312-1367> Alajuela, Costa Rica> >> On Jun 24, 2021, at 18:46, Patrick <1derful at comcast.net> wrote:>> >> I was told that windlass requires mondo amps and requires electric band to carry power forward.>> Max I guess that wasn’t a problem for you>> Patrick>> >> Sent from my iPhone>> >>>> On Jun 15, 2021, at 7:32 PM, Max soto <maxsoto at gmail.com> wrote:>>> >>> I have some pics and notes on my blog.  www.svestancia.blogspot.com >>> If you manage to install it with the motor inside the v berth, it will last a lifetime.  >>> Regards, >>> Max Soto A.>>> +506-8312-1367>>> Alajuela, Costa Rica>>> >>>>> On Jun 15, 2021, at 20:25, Vassili Valayannopoulos <vassilival.boston at gmail.com> wrote:>>>> >>>> Dear Fellow C38 owners,>>>> >>>> I am planning to install an electric windlass on my 1981 C38  and have gone through past postings that gave me pretty good ideas. If any of you have pictures of your windlass position on the deck, the placement of the motor and where the rode lands, it would be greatly appreciated.>>>> >>>> Many thanks in advance,>>>> Vassili>>>> >>>> Cambridge, MA>>>> Sailing on Naftaki >>>> -- >>>> Vassili Valayannopoulos >>>> 91 Sherman St, Unit 2>>>> Cambridge, MA, 02140>>>> USA>>>> +1-857-928-1871>>>> _______________________________________________>>>> Listserve mailing list>>>> Listserve at catalina38.org>>>> http://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org>>> >>> _______________________________________________>>> Listserve mailing list>>> Listserve at catalina38.org>>> http://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org>> >> >> _______________________________________________>> Listserve mailing list>> Listserve at catalina38.org>> http://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org> > _______________________________________________> Listserve mailing list> Listserve at catalina38.org> http://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org_______________________________________________Listserve mailing listListserve at catalina38.orghttp://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org_______________________________________________Listserve mailing listListserve at catalina38.orghttp://catalina38.org/mailman/listinfo/listserve_catalina38.org
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