In regards to Richard Boggs’ SeaClean system, I am extremely happy with its operation to this point. And I might add, so is the deck crew, which is very tough to accomplish when discussing generators and exhausts. I currently have over 2,000 running hours on it between the two generators, and there has been nothing but white, shinny paint surrounding the dry exhaust discharge on the hull, and our tender that is always tied on the hip right against the discharge point is the same. See the pictures that represent this. And I might add that this is without washing the hull for more then two weeks, during which time I have completed several oil changes on the generators and have experienced highly fluctuating loads.


I am extremely happy with its operation to this point. And I might add, so is the deck crew, which is very tough to accomplish when discussing generators and exhausts.


Not only is this system simple in design, where it needs to be, it is also quite versatile. Options of various quantities of heating elements are designed in, allowing for more or less heat and load depending on the necessary demands on the generator. The control functions are also configurable to the requirements of my power management system. Several ways of operating the heating cycles have allowed us to fine-tune the system to work smoothly and consistently within any parameters I need it to. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Richard during the time of this install and subsequent configuration of this system to gear it directly for my boat. He has always been able to meet any requests that I have for configuration parameters and is truly dedicated to ensuring that the system is a perfect complement to the generator, utilising and driving it. 


Generator dual dry exhaust outlet and hull-side


Hull-side of tender tied parallel with exhaust outlet

With 2,000 hours and counting, I have logged little increase in back pressure readings on either generator, and I expect to see them run for 1,000-plus hours more before I have to worry about removing the DPFs for cleaning. As there is no tested and true way of measuring when this will occur, I can only rely on the performance experienced to date and make an assumption based on that. It could easily be much more. And with the install done by DeAngelo (read my review of DeAngelo here), removing the DPFs for cleaning will no longer be an arduous task but one that can be completed with relative ease. As long as I don’t scratch the perfectly polished shrouds...

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