Category Archives: Maintenance

General Maintenance

Oct 27, 2014: Party’s Over

Unfortunately that time again, when all excitement of waterborne plans for the season fade to memories and the only thing to look forward to is next year, following another long winter’s hibernation on the Chesapeake. Compounding the gloom surrounding closure … Continue reading

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Sep 06, 2014: Stopping Oil Drips

Another purely maintenance day for the Christina Rose, her captain arriving before noon on quite-possibly the hottest day aboard the Rose this season. An annoying oil-leak under the Port-engine that seemed to be getting worse gave the captain an excuse … Continue reading

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Jul 30, 2014: Refuel and Rework

Today was a quick maintenance-run to the marina, to fill-up the Rose’s fuel and water tanks, empty the holding tank, general cleaning, plus investigate some intermittent TPS-errors in the starboard engine’s computer for an upcoming get-together… Manual testing of the … Continue reading

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Apr 05, 2014: Trying to start

Another successful (but disappointing) day; what was supposed to be the first voyage of 2014 was anything-but. That’s okay though, a lot of background tasks that need doing every season got done instead of burning fuel underway. As it turned … Continue reading

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Mar 22, 2014: Let The Sunshine In

Not a full kick-off to the 2014 season yet, as the marina’s dock-water was still shut off, but the Christina Rose is now only an hour-or-two away from firing-up all her systems. A time-consuming but rewarding day; now we’re that-much … Continue reading

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