Tag Archives : Seawind 1160

Rudder Bearing Installation on a Seawind 1160


Whew, this is a job I am extremely happy to have behind me. I can’t say it was fun. The removal, with the proper procedure, wouldn’t be that tough and would take a maximum of two hours. The installation, well that is another story. But I’m getting ahead of myself. In my communications with Seawind I found out that there…

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Redesigning the Seawind 1160 Center Steering Bracket


I’m in the middle of upgrading the center steering bracket. The Seawind design had a single Ronstan Traveler Car to support the Steering Bracket. My understanding is the newer 1160 catamarans have relocated the Steering Bracket from a vertical mount to a horizontal mount to reduce stress on the ball bearings. This would be a significant change so instead I…

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Seawind 1160 Electrical Schematic (Wiring Diagram)


Wow, this drawing turned into an epic project. I started with the current Seawind 1160 electrical schematic (thank you Seawind for providing the DC drawing!). My boat had a second inverter installed plus my solar upgrades and lithium batteries. Spent a good deal of time tracing wires to confirm the accuracy of my schematic drawing and even fixed a couple…

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The Beginning


The beginning is always hard. Whenever I stumble upon a new blog I read a few pages then, if I’m still interested jump to the beginning. To see how it began. To see what were those first pangs of intrigue that they felt the world needed to know, or that they needed to get written down. This is my story.…

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Seawind 1160 Hull Transom Extensions


Stikhedonia (formally named Selah) had three foot extensions added to the transoms. This was similar to a modification that many Seawind 1000 owners completed on their catamarans before the Seawind 1000XL was offered. Starboard Stern View from dock Starboard Port Beam View while on lift Starboard Port Stern View while on lift Starboard Starboard Stern View while on lift

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