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  1. seanmadian

    Hunter 45DS Hidden Bilge

    Hello sailors -- My partner and I purchased an '09 Hunter 45DS Oct 2020. In exploring and cleaning her we have noticed that there are hidden "sumps" that feed into the bilge. These sumps appear to run under the visible bilge and feed any bilge water into the visible bilge via "floor level"...
  2. seanmadian

    Hunter 45DS panel diagram

    Hi all -- I recently acquired a 2009 Hunter 45DS and am steadily learning its in/outs. The owners' manual does not cover the wiring diagram for the panel below the nav station and I have not found a forum or online resource that goes over each of the breakers and switches. Does anyone have this...
  3. seanmadian

    Riding Sail -- Use and Sources

    Hello all -- My boat (a 2009 Hunter 45) tends to dance quite a bit at anchor. I rigged lines to the chain and each of the bow cleats and that helped a bit. Doing some more digging, I learned about Riding Sails. My two questions for the forum are: 1. Have you tried a riding sail and if so, did...
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    House bank bus bar for 2009 45DS

    Hi all -- My 2009 Hunter 45 DS has three AGM house batts with multiple leads attached to each positive terminal. This creates both some danger because I cannot cap the terminals for safety and it makes it hard to disconnect discrete/individual systems. Does anyone have similar concerns or better...