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18 October 2017
At anchor in Ste Anne

One early morning we woke up from what sounded like a shot. There was no reasonable source on board, so we thought it must have come from ashore. After a short while there was another «shot». We got up and started the generator to put the washing machine and the dishwasher to work, brew coffee, produce water and charge the batteries that gives us 12Volt. This is essencial as light, freezer, fridge, water pressure, toilet flushing and all navigational equipment takes 12 volt. NO CHARGING! Both our 70 amp chargers were out of use. They were only 4 years old, but could not be repared. Another 2000 euros after the 2500 we spent on the generator!
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Vessel Name: S/Y Temerity
Vessel Make/Model: Hudson Force 52 feet. Built 1981 in Taiwan.
Hailing Port: Oslo
Crew: Berit and Bjørn Ramfjord
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In Brief The Hudson Force 50 is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch, from the drawing board of William Garden, a US and Canadian trained naval architect. Introduced in 1973, they were built in Taiwan at the rate of twelve to fifteen per year until 1984 when the boatyard burned down. They [...]
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