38:40.62N 9:19.03W Thursday 23 September Oeiras, Lisbon
Suspicions about our battery state and the meter readings required that
we firstly must get the battery condition checked out by someone with what in
Royal Signals terms used to be called a Mega Tester and secondly have the
Battery Condition Meter, which has been giving some strange readings, looked
All of this dictated a move from our anchorage at Cascais to the marina at Oeiras, all of 4nm to the east.
We got an excellent berth on arrival and the marina staff could not
have been more helpful. A technician arrived and, mega’d our
batteries and showed them to be in good condition. A second technician checked
out the wiring of the battery condition meter and found that somewhere along
the line the electronics had lost their configuration, hence the erroneous
readings – who felt somewhat silly not having checked the obvious?
However this is all part of the learning curve. An American,
We now have a good base for exploring