Tag Archives: Lightning

Lightning Fast Recovery

Last Sunday, Jamie and I completed the last phase of the complete replacement of our boat navigation systems, and all the other systems we have so far received parts for. There was a tremendous effort required to accomplish this, here … Continue reading

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Lightning Project Installation Phase

A lot has happened in the month since our lightning strike on September 5th. Just read the previous few posts for a small taste. Our friend Jamie on s/v Totem has been an immense help in figuring out what was … Continue reading

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Victron Inverter Problem and Lightning Project Progress

As usually happens with big projects on a boat – like recovering from a lightning strike – we have had a mix of progress and setbacks. Our biggest setback ironically come from my biggest accomplishment at the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Progress and Moving North

During the last several days, a lot has been accomplished in at least diagnosing the extent of lightning damage and researching replacements for the equipment. We have insurance based on the popular blue-water plan called “Jackline” from Markel. They responded … Continue reading

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Busy Week On Lightning Recovery

A lot of progress was made this week on recovering from the lightning, but on a percentage basis we have only just scratched the surface. We have had some good news, and some bad news about the state of the … Continue reading

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Lightning Reflection

We have been lucky so far, and, in a way, lucky now. This is our first close-strike that resulted in equipment loss on Tahina. We did have a near-hit once in our previous boat that caused one instrument to be … Continue reading

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Lightning

We had a good passage south from Tioman yesterday. We even got to sail for 2+ hours when a nice 15 knot fresh breeze came from the west for a while. We had to put the sails down when it … Continue reading

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