Arrival in La Palma. problem !

Mon 5 Jan 2015 10:55
Skipper: Val Moran Crew: John Hanly. Seamus Harrington.

Arrived yesterday in La Palma having arrived in Tenereife . A quick taxi to Los Cristianos ferry port ensued where we got the ferry to La Palma. Sattwa appeared fine on first inspection. Several boats had minor. damage from surge in marina. However when we got on board the lithium batteries were discharged. This is a protective mechanism whereby a trip switch is activated when it gets to 20 %. however when we went to charge from shore power it keeps

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tripping. I contacted Mastervolt in Holland and they said we need a USB interface so they. can reset the battery via internet. This part will need to be. sent from UK .This will need to be fitted - so almost certainly we'll miss the start of the Atlantic Odyssey rally on 8 the meantime will continue with other jobs on board.

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