Forward Head Freshwater Self-Macerating MasterFlush to Cerulean

We’ve had a heck of a time with our saltwater jabsco toilet, it just smells and is hard to use (makes people go back to our Aft head where we have a sweet freshwater VacuFlush and the holding tank. I saw a great deal for a MasterFlush with remote button that had the orbit baseContinue reading “Forward Head Freshwater Self-Macerating MasterFlush to Cerulean”

New AGM House Battery Bank 

Wow what a week, we got to the island and realized that the batteries were only holding a charge for <1hr, I was confused and popped the hatch and jumped into the engine room to diagnose. The skinny, batteries looked ok – but they were bone dry (no good). So I woke up early onContinue reading “New AGM House Battery Bank “

39th Birthday Weekend in Avalon!

Wow – we just got back from an amazing weekend in Avalon, had a full crew of 6 people and it was truly one of the best night crossings we’ve ever had. I’m honestly so lucky to have such amazing nautical minded friends 🙂 The crossing over took us approx 6.5hrs and we had great winds,Continue reading “39th Birthday Weekend in Avalon!”

New Salon Interior & Closet Curtains

Its been a fun beginning of the year for Cerulean, she has all new Salon upholstery (no more fully White Vinyl) and matching closet curtains. Honestly, I’m so ecstatic about how good it all came out. The real credit goes to Mimi Sadoshima (my girlfriend) who did all of the design. Her style and aesthetic is muchContinue reading “New Salon Interior & Closet Curtains”

An Amel Maramu 3 year Refit Journey – S/V Cerulean

Wow – it’s been 3yrs to the day that Cerulean joined the Hermanns Family, and what a amazing journey it’s been! I wanted to share some of the older posts and photos that document the refit, and adventures that we’ve been through together. Cerulean being Hauled out of the water in Ventura (first day ofContinue reading “An Amel Maramu 3 year Refit Journey – S/V Cerulean”

Head Project: Replacing the Sink Faucets/Shower Heads

While I was working on the other plumbing needs for Cerulean, we started to look at the shower heads/sink faucets in the respective forward and aft heads. As you can see the old faucets were rusted, had some form of rubber cement blocking the non-shower setting and simply were not up to operational rigors –Continue reading “Head Project: Replacing the Sink Faucets/Shower Heads”

Galley Projects: New Faucet, Salt Water Spigot, and 3M Water Filter

Fun project that we finished after the last survey came back with some plumbing issues that need to be fixed ASAP. More upgrades and improvements, check it out…worked with Pedro on all the fixes – he’s just awesome. Old Cerulean fresh/saltwater galley faucet! New upgraded fresh water only galley faucet (looks good right?) It’s muchContinue reading “Galley Projects: New Faucet, Salt Water Spigot, and 3M Water Filter”