Regular readers will recognise that we have been searching for the fabled 20+ inches of vacuum that our fellow stem boaters claim to achieve…. We, meanwhile, have only ever seen 5 to 10 inches at best 😦
Well, over the last few weeks, I think we have been edging towards an answer, and I think there is some valuable information for other steam plant operators, that can be gleaned from our experiences…
Well two bits of good news, and two less positive points, for this entry….
Positive #1 – She’s in her berth at on Windermere
Ready for the tow to Windermere, she makes quite a long train – but now has her “SY” prefix being a real Steam Yacht!
So, having dispensed with the medical matters (see below), we set about trying to complete the list of 60+ jobs that needed to be done before we could put her back in the water (some of which were discussed here…. Continue reading →