S/V Andromeda

IP44-35, fully outfitted for serious bluewater adventure.

10 January 2021 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
10 January 2021 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
27 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
27 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
26 December 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
26 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
26 December 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
24 November 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
11 November 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
31 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
31 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
29 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
18 October 2020 | St. Petersburg @ The Harborage
18 October 2020 | St. Petersburg @ The Harborage
15 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
14 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
13 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
13 October 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
06 October 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
06 October 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.

12 volt system upgrades

10 January 2021 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Victron Energy SmartSolar MPPT 100V 30 amp 12V solar charge controller. It’s VictronControl App on IPhone and IPad is a fabulous accessory tool.
Xantrex Freedom 86-1840 HF 1800 watt inverter/40 amp charger w/ remote control/display panel.
ProMariner ProSport 20 dual output 20 amp charger

12 volt system upgrades

10 January 2021 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Victron Energy SmartSolar MPPT 100V 30 amp 12V solar charge controller. It’s VictronControl App on IPhone and IPad is a fabulous accessory tool.
Xantrex Freedom 86-1840 HF 1800 watt inverter/40 amp charger w/ remote control/display panel.
ProMariner ProSport 20 dual output 20 amp charger

The Cap’n’s reading light

27 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞

The Cap’n’s reading light

27 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Installed a new LED reading lamp while removing, cleaning, and reinstalling the light that illuminates the anchor chain well that's behind it.

Andromeda’s cockpit shower upgrade

26 December 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | Cold
Andromeda's cockpit shower now sports a superior spray head and a 13' hose which allows the spray head to reach forward of her companionway. The water flows more volume at higher pressure. This Skandvik system is easy to install and a definite upgrade.

Andromeda’s cockpit shower upgrade

26 December 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | Cold
After removing the OEM countertop spray head holder it was easy to expand the through glass hole the 1/4" necessary to accommodate Skandvik’s countertop spray head holder.

Andromeda’s cockpit shower upgrade

26 December 2020 | St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | Cold
At my Thanksgiving 2020 respite I concluded Andromeda's OEM cockpit shower assembly had to be replaced. I chose Skandvik's system detailed in the order summary.

New Batteries

24 November 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Today, 4 yrs. and 5 months after her last 6volt, house bank, I replaced the house bank and the 2 group 27 engine/Gen set start batteries w/ Sam's Club Duracell's. Total cost: $768!
The easiest replacement ever.

Andromeda’s new windlass switches

11 November 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | ☔️the day after Eta passed.
Her original switches still worked flawlessly, but the UV had taken its toll, so I installed new switches.

The Harborage

31 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Today I signed my second year lease. Loving it here, love St. Petersburg, enjoying the easy Dallas to Tampa commute.

Agua pura

31 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Andromeda always dispenses clean, filtered, potable water. A new Shurflo in-line filter was installed today.

Dressing the Cap’n’s quarters.

29 October 2020 | The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl.
Cap’n GSH | 🌞
Fresh Nautica bedding for Andromeda's Handcraft mattress.
Vessel Name: Andromeda
Vessel Make/Model: Island Packet 44-35
Hailing Port: South Padre Isle, Texas
Crew: Cap’n George Henry
About: The Captain, Master, and Commander of his vessel, answers to no “admiral”. http://www.islandpacketphotos.com/search.asp?CatLevel=&Cat1_ID=&Cat2_ID=&Cat3_ID=&Cat4_ID=&SearchText=Andromeda
Extra:
After 10 years in Mexico, Andromeda’s now at rest at The Harborage, St. Petersburg, Fl. Previously : Andromeda lies securely tied @ the dock in Marina Makax, in the Laguna Makax, Isla Mujeres, Mexico, a great home base for western Caribbean adventures. Located in Isla Mujeres, just a [...]
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