Tag: FireFly

Top projects from 2016

2016 was a year of major projects on Grace, one which will not likely be repeated in terms of the depth and complexity. That is mainly because she was brand new to us in 2015-2016, and had some gaps in...

/ January 19, 2017

The arteries and veins of your electrical system

The arteries and veins of your electrical system are the wires, and you need to ensure they are taken care of just as much as the batteries and other parts. In part 2 of my power system upgrade, I replace...

/ September 30, 2016

Power System Design

Grace came with a very basic power system which had some major problems. I chose to update it using MasterVolt as the primary charging, distribution and control system, Balmar for engine power management, and Firefly carbon foam batteries as the heart.

/ September 20, 2016

Terminal fuse blocks saved my batteries

BlueSea terminal fuse blocks saved my Firefly batteries from damage after a short circuit.

/ August 21, 2016

Back to Winslow Wharf and Bainbridge Island

Winslow Wharf marina on Bainbridge Island is one of our favorite places to go because of how sheltered it is, and the abundant food and walking options nearby.

/ May 3, 2016