06 January 2013 | Brighton

First sail of the year

06 January 2013 | Brighton
Bob B / SW 2-3, Smooth, Fog
A couple of hours out of Brighton in the Fog – had a great time playing with Radar and trying not to hit the racing fleet that were out.

Engineer log: Tried to prove gas leak – think its leaking from valve, which ill replace. Did prove that the pipe from the gas locker was badly run and was going up hill – hence no gas could escape. Made a temporary fix – but will implement a better fix when i can get a 90 degree skin fitting.

We also dragged out the aft cabin contents to have a look at the potential transmission fluid leak. No leaks found – fluid thought to be diesal. Transmission fluid good. Will continue to investigate

Navtex – alarm on – possibly signal issue – to be investigated.

Vessel Name: Brigenza
Vessel Make/Model: Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 37
Hailing Port: Brighton
Crew: Tony Porter, Bob Braithwaite, Brian Bennett
About: Tony Porter - Captain Arab Bob Braithwaite - Numpty 1 Brian Bennett - Numpty 2
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Who: Tony Porter, Bob Braithwaite, Brian Bennett
Port: Brighton