Alcoa tech Peter re-installed the Furuno SC50 Satellite Compass processor unit today. It was necessary to add a “wedge” between the bulkhead and the processor in order to orient the processor correctly. As noted in the Operator’s Manual, installation must be “…and which is within ±2.5° of the ship’s fore-and-aft line.” It seems the processor must be perpendicular to this line as well. Tomorrow I will add a picture of the installed unit and later report on how the ultimate calibration goes.
Also, today I met the owner of the new Nordhavn 52 that was shipmate to Lucky Stars on BBC Nebraska. We are using pretty much the same people for commissioning.