Catalina Mainsheet
C470 Technical Notes

Index

Number

Year
Month
Title
Key Word / Topics
Editor; Name, Hull
Contributors

1

1998

Nov


refrigeration; generator; delivery of hull 3

Tom Garrett -3


2
1999

May


refrigeration; anchor roller; motor hoist; davits; generator priming; radar mount; hailer; VHF remote; autopilot remote

Tom Garrett -3


3
2001

May


bottom painting hull 3

Tom Garrett -3


4
2001

Aug


generator exhaust failure, CO detector, extra storage

Glen McIntosh -13


5
2001

Aug


CO detector problem, engine start fix, Bermuda race measurement, Lewmar winch maintenance

Glen McIntosh -13


6
2002

Feb


ORC Category I Modifcaions for the C470, mainsail battcar systems, radar arches, dripless shaft seal problems

Glen McIntosh -13


7
2002

May


Safety at sea Preventing Boat Loss Part 1; remote control windlass and rode counter; spurs vs prop protector

Glen McIntosh -13


8
2002

Aug


Safety at sea - preventing boat loss Part 2; dripless shaft seals; battery and electrical management

Glen McIntosh -13


9
2002

Nov


Safety at sea - preventing boat loss Part 3,

Glen McIntosh -13


10
2003

Feb


Interphase phased array sonar

Glen McIntosh -13
Jim Wholleber H76

11

2003

May


anchor washdown system; situational awareness

Jim Wholleber -76


12
2003

Aug


SSB installation

Jim Wholleber -76
Mike Yorke

13

2003

Nov


Lightning Part 1

Jim Wholleber -76


14
2004

Feb


Lightning Part 2

Jim Wholleber -76


15
2004

May


Lightning Part 3

Jim Wholleber -76


16
2004

Aug


DC & AC panel meters

Jim Wholleber -76


17
2004

Nov


wind generators

Jim Wholleber -76


18
2005

Feb


dry bilges

Jim Wholleber -76


19
2005

May


soundproofing the engine compartment

Jim Wholleber -76


20
2005

Aug


dinghy transport; water tank to wine locker

Jim Wholleber -76


21
2005

Nov


fuel maniflod; storage lockers; installation of a LectraSan

Jim Wholleber -76
Joe Rocchio

22

2006

Feb


bow thruster

Jim Wholleber -76


23
2006

May


Dutchman boombrake

Jim Wholleber -76


24
2006

Aug


Maintenance

Jim Wholleber -76


25
2006

Nov


Wells Marine arch

Jim Wholleber -76


26
2007

Feb


radar contacts

Jim Wholleber -76


27
2007

May


refrigeration

Jim Wholleber -76


28
2007

Nov


windlass maintenance

Jim Wholleber -76


29
2008

Feb


Open Ocean Race prep

Jim Wholleber -76


30
2008

May


diving compressor

Jim Wholleber -76


31
2008

May


soda blasting

Jim Wholleber -76


32
2009

Feb


HD TV installation

Jim Wholleber -76


33
2009

May


engine heat exchanger servicing

Jim Wholleber -76


34
2009

Aug


interior storage space

Jim Wholleber -76


35
2009

Aug


windlass maintenance; underwater lights

Jim Wholleber -76


36
2009

Feb


Fischer-Panda generator heat exchanger maintenance

Jim Wholleber -76


37
2009

May


underwater maintenance

Jim Wholleber -76


38
2011

Feb


engine temperature and exhaust smoke

Jim Wholleber -76


39
2011

May


bottom paint

Jim Wholleber -76


40
2011

Aug


Fisscher-Panda generator

Jim Wholleber -76


41
2011

Dec


anchor chain twist

Jim Wholleber -76
Joe Rocchio

42

2012

Mar


maintenance

Jim Wholleber -76


43
2012

Jun


Interior storage space

Joe Rocchio -126


44
2012

Oct


C470 and single-handing

Joe Rocchio -126


45
2012

Mar

Storage Ideas from a Full-Time Liveaboard Cruiser.
Storage
Joe Rocchio -126


46
2012

Jun

The Catalina 470 and the Single-handed Sailor; Part 1.
Single-handed sailing the C470
Joe Rocchio -126


47
2012

Sep

The Catalina 470 and the Single-handed Sailor; Part 2
Single-handed sailing the C470
Joe Rocchio -126


48
2012

Dec

Managing the Noisy World in a Modern Electronic Sailboat
12-V conditioned power for instrumentation
Joe Rocchio -126


49
2013

Mar

Little Things That Can Bother and Bite


Joe Rocchio -126


50
2013

Jun

Padding About in the C470.
Use of an iPad as a cuising informationa and navigation tool
Joe Rocchio -126


51
2013

Sep

Windlass Downs & Ups
Troubleshooting and maintenance of Maxwell 1500 windlass
Joe Rocchio -126


52
2013

Dec

Padding About in the C470, Part II
Use of an iPad as a cuising informationa and navigation tool
Joe Rocchio -126


53
2014

Mar

Arching Onward
Installing a stern arch for dinghy and solar panel mounting
Joe Rocchio -126


54
2014

Jun

A couple of maintenance issues.
Installing new Alternator. Protecting exhaust "hump hose" from damage
Joe Rocchio -126


55
2014

Sep

A Non-Starter Starter.
Replacement of Yanmar starter motor
Joe Rocchio -126


56
2014

Dec

Servicing the Yanmar Raw-Water Pump


Joe Rocchio -126


57
2015

Mar

Navseat
Installing a Navseat
Joe Rocchio -126


58
2015

Jun

In-mast Furling Mechanism Alert!
Critical maintenance check of in-mast furling mechanism
Joe Rocchio -126


59
2015

Sep

Never Assume… Raw Water Cooling System Issues
Yanmar raw water pump pinhole leak repair
Joe Rocchio -126


60
2015

Dec

Power to the Cruiser!
Installation of flexible solar panels on bimini
Joe Rocchio -126
Mike

61

2016

Mar

The Case of the Jinxed Generator.
Troubshooting FPG cooling problems
Joe Rocchio -126


62
2016

Jun

Maxwell 1500 Windlass troubleshooting and maintenance
Maxwell 1500 windlass gear box missalignment issues
Joe Rocchio -126


63
2016

Sep

Wire Access Port at Base of Mast
How to install a wire access port in mast for easier mast removal and installation
Joe Rocchio -126
Mike Yorke

64

2016

Dec

USCG and fixed bridge clearances
Article on USCG supervision of fixed bridge clearances
Joe Rocchio -126


65
2017

Mar

New VHF Cable in the Mast
Running new VHF coax from bilge to masthead
Joe Rocchio -126


66
2017

Jun

WiFi Depthsounder for Tender
Installation of SonarPhone for use in dinghy
Joe Rocchio -126


67
2017

Sep

Caulk It
Repairs to stern shower bulkhead due to long term water leak damage
Joe Rocchio -126


68
2017

Dec

Drip… Drip…
Troublshooting and replacement of Yanmar fresh water prump
Joe Rocchio -126


69
2018

Mar

You don’t carry a spare for that??!!
Troubleshooting and repair of water strainer for generator
Joe Rocchio -126


70
2018

Jun

Heavenly Stairway.
Replacing companionway stair treads
Joe Rocchio -126


71
2018

Sep

Corrosion of Wires of LED Running Lights
Problems with small-gage non-tinned wires on LED lights
Joe Rocchio -126


72
2018

Dec

Power On Deck!
Installing 12 V DC; USB, and 120 V AC power on companionway deck
Joe Rocchio -126


73
2019

Mar

Changing of the Guard
Installing new Raymarine Axiom Pro Navighation Electronics System
Joe Rocchio -126


74
2019

Jun

Three Simple Pieces to Make Cruising Simple
oil dipstick retainer; fuel port adapter; deck hatch hinge maintenance & seals
Joe Rocchio -126


75
2019

Sep



Joe Rocchio -126


76
2019

Dec



Joe Rocchio -126