Getting Monara ready for a world tour 


For more than 3 years, we regularly take time off from work to get Monara ready for our World Tour.

An overview:

- installation of 680 Ah gell battery pack
- Victron Quattro 8kVA charger inverter (240V)
- Victron Centaur charger (for seperate charging in 60Hz countries)
- install a Maretron NMEA 2000 monitoring system allowing us to:
- follow our fuel consumption
- monitor various engine temperatures and oil pressure over time
- follow weather evolutions over time
- install alarms on bilges 


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- monitor tank levels (fuel, water, grey water)
- link NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 networks with a Rosepoint Nemo
- installation of a 50HP bowthruster
- upgrade anchor winch hydraulic power pack
- installation of a 200 l/hour Dessalator watermaker
- replacement of 4 Vosper stabilisers with 2 DMS MagnusMaster units
- clean out engine heat exchangers
- Kohler generator service & maintenance
- Gardner engines service & maintenance
- topside paint with International paint system
- bottom paint with Intertuf and antifouling
- Propeller service
- heating replacement in the living room
- installation of Cubic Mini Stove for colder regions
- upgrade fresh water tank
- bilge pumps maintenance 

- dry dock service of through hull valves
- new pyrotechnics
- new fire extinguishers
- dive compressor service
- installation of new Viking life raft
- Zodiac 470 PRO with 40 HP outboard engine
- replacement of dishwasher by a A+++ freezer
- replacement of broken mast
- communications upgrade with Iridium Go!
- communications upgrade with wifi antenna and router
- wheelhouse windows replacement
- update of the chart system
- buy country flags
-... (it never stops)