LIST OF UPGRADES TO VESSEL
The following is a list of changes, replacements and improvements to our 43 Ft Viking DCMY motoryacht. The upgrades have been a consistent effort to effectively maintain and upgrade the boat to the best possible condition of seaworthiness and cosmetic appearance.
2001 & 2002 UPGRADES
Replace starboard transmission(new).
Replace all hoses & belts.
New stbd fuel lift pump.
Replace Stbd oil pump and drain pan.
Installed port & stbd transimission oil coolers.
installed fuel priming system with new pump and connection to fuel manifold.
Replaced original secondary fuel filters with new spin or heads and filters.
Cleaned, primed and painted both engines in white.
Installed Heart Interface 2000 watt inverter with Link controller.
Installed new dedicated House battery bank for inverter.
Installed water consumption meter with digital readout.
Installled separate freshwater washdown pump (backup for domestic water pump)
Installed two new aft fuel tanks.
Installed additional aft bilge pump.
Removed, rebedded struts, checked running gear, new cutless bearings and props checked & balanced.
Rebuilt all engine strainers.
Installed transmission pressure gauges.
Installed 2nd dockbox on foredeck.
New 2002 hard bottom inflatable with 25 hp Mercury outboard.
Replaced Refrigerator & Microwave in Galley.
Replaced old washer & dryer and replaced with new combo washer/dryer.
Removed old interior flooring and installed new hardwood from galley forward.
Installed new carpeting thoughout remaining areas
Installed new drapes throughout the boat.
New interior furniture, including new reclining love seat, new chairs and tables.
Installed onboard computer system and 0183 buss. Running Capn charting software Bridge display 15" flat panel LCD
Garmin GPS feeding CPU chartplotter with two GPS backups, Radar (lolipop), Depth sounder & DSC VHF via 0183.
Insalled 2nd VHF in Dinette area.
Installed new Horizon Hailer.
Installed new Horizon Intrepid DSC VHF
Installed cellular antenna.
Replaced both VHF antennas
Installed Furuno 6000 depth finder (0183 connected)
Installed backup Horizon depth finder.
2003 & 2004 UPGRADES
Extensive cosmetic fiberglass repairs prior to paint.
New Imron 95922X-Alt2 paint ( 3 or more coats all around -Hull & Topsides)
Replaced all the rubrails with new Viking supplied vinyl extrusions and solid ¾ stainless trim.
Replaced all plastic or nylon through-hull discharge fittings with new bronze fittings.
2nd anchor roller on pulpit. Pulpit strengthened with addition of 3/8 aluminum plate.
400 ft 1/4 inch chain rode.
2 anchors 35 Lb Delta FastSet (working), 44 lb Bruce (2nd )
Replaced Radar dome mount and added new anchor light.
Upgraded all-around anchor light assembly and moved it to above the radar dome.
New Sunbrella canvas - all around
New Aluminum (larger) swim platform and brackets with new entry ladder.
New spreader lights on radar arch.
All cosmetic repairs and full repainting with Imeron completed June 2006.
New Xantrex 40Amp battery charger for main engine batteries
New Guest 10 amp battery charger for Generator battery
All Batteries replaced May 2006
Expanded inverter house bank to 4 golf cart batteries September 2006
New Satellite TV system (Follow-Me-TV & Direct TV ) August 2006
New domestic Jabsco 33950 belt drive water pump August 2006
New Canvas bridge enclosure and aft deck enclosure August 2006
New Bridge seat cushions November 2006
Replaced all engine hoses and clamps November 2006
New Imron paint, all fiberglass surfaces, swim platform and ladder. June 2006
New name on transom June 2006
Fresh bottom paint June 2006
New Generator seawater pump July 2006
New aft cockpit lights (3) under hardtop. June 2006
New Fire Extinguishers June 2006
Insurance and Valuation Survey completed July 2006
Marine Electrician Tom Joseph made repairs cited in Survey Aug 2006
New Aluminum 3/16” 50 gallon STBD water tank January 2007
2008 and 2009 UPGRADES
Replaced VHF antenna December 2008
Replaced Link Inverter controller with Link 1000 January 2009
Refinished (topcoat) inflatable fabric by West Marine March 2009
Replaced engine impellers April 2009
Replaced generator water pump impeller April 2009
Transmission heat exchangers replaced April 2009
New Hoses before and after Transmission coolers April 2009
Pencil zincs replaced April 2009
Fuel heat exchanger replaced April 2009
Replaced strainers for AC and Generator intakes April 2009
New deck chairs April 2009
Insurance and Valuation Survey completed April 2009
Upgraded generator mechanical fuel pump to new electric pump May 2009
Replaced generator water lift muffler and exhaust hose June 2009
Replaced generator start battery (group 27) August 2009
Replaced two 8D starting batteries November 2009