Summary of Improvements March 2015 – February 2016
Running Gear – Completed October 2015
Stabilizers – Naiad Model 402 – Full inspection of entire stabilizer system. Replaced Stabilizer shafts, shaft seals and hydraulic actuators.
Propellers and propeller shafts – Removed and straightened propellers and shafts. Replaced cutlass bearings.
Rudders – Removed, inspected system and replaced Rudder bearings and seals
Bow Thruster – Removed, inspected system and replaced seals
Paint Job – Completed December 2015
Full exterior paint job - Including hull and superstructure. Removal of old paint, re-fairing, re-priming, and repainting. New non-skid paint on the decks. New varnish on all exterior wood.
Hull (Below Waterline) - Completed September 2015
A complete survey of the hull integrity was completed August 2015. Recommendations included removal of hull sections at the stern of the vessel as well as a portion of the hull at the forward diesel tank. These sections were replaced and inspected. Removed old bilge paint and recoated in control room, garage, and crew quarters.
Cooling System – Completed December 2015
2 of 3 Chillers were replaced, and chiller wiring and display electronics were upgraded. 24 of 25 Air-handlers on the vessel were replaced. The 25th was upgraded with a new blower. Raw water pumps and plumbing were replaced. Chill water pump and engine room chill water plumbing was replaced. 2018
Deck – Completed December 2015
The aft lounge on the bridge deck was improved. The headliners, lighting and stereo system were replaced. The seating was replaced and an outdoor television system was added.
All exterior cushions on the boat were replaced and a forward “bunny pad” lounge area was added to the bow.
Anchor chain was replaced. Anchors and anchor wells were polished.
A new hydraulic pump was added to the starboard generator power take-off in April 2015.
Both hydraulic pumps renewed in 2018.
New Gyro was installed May 2015
Serviced completely in 2018
Electrical – Completed December 2015
All four interior circuit breaker panels were rewired and breaker system improved. 2018
Galley and Laundry room wiring was upgraded.
All emergency lighting systems were replaced.
Control room 12V, 24V, and AC power systems were upgraded.
The electric start and charging systems for both main engines and generators were replaced.
Galley – Completed October 2015
The cooking exhaust and fire suppression system was replaced with commercial grade hardware.
New ovens, stove and countertops were installed.
Lighting – Completed November 2015
All interior lighting was upgraded to LED bulbs. Fixtures were replaced as needed. All light switches and outlet receptacles were replaced.
All exterior lighting was replaced with new LED fixtures and bulbs.
Illuminated “Sea Falcon” name signs were added to the port and starboard sides. Multicolor
Black Water System – Completed December 2015
A new biologic USCG and IMO approved black water sanitation system was installed. All flexible black water hose in the vessel has been replaced. One of two black water transfer pumps was replaced and the other repaired. The tank management system was upgraded.
Garage Storage Area – Completed November 2015
Expanded roller system to store and launch personal watercraft. Added additional access doors to more effectively use storage areas. Repainted garage.
Fresh Water System – Completed October 2015
Upgraded existing RO water maker to 75 gallons per hour output. Installed a 2nd RO water maker with 75 gallon per hour output.
Safety Systems – Completed December 2015
All fire pumps were repaired as necessary. All new portable fire pumps, fire hoses, EBIRB, SART, emergency VHF Radios, flares, throw lines, strobes, etc. 2018 Re-certified.