Destiny launched at Port Fonctionnel, Marzan. 12th April 2019
A new Raymarine wind transducer was fitted at the masthead, and at the same time the opportunity was taken to replace the original VHF aerial with a new Metz Manta aerial which would be better with AIS. A Digital Yacht AIT500, AIS transponder/receiver has also been fitted at the chart table with visual plots showing on the e7 chart plotter. This will increase the safety factor, but also allow family to follow our voyages via various Apps.
A test run up river was undertaken on 11.05.19, to check various systems, with a new ‘crew’