SailNet Community - View Single Post - Ray ST60 Depth issue
View Single Post
Old 12-02-2011
Tutti Tutti is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Tutti is on a distinguished road
Ray ST60 Depth issue


Anybody have any experience with ST60 depthsounder?We have ST60 installed (wind, speed, depth) a year now and found depth to be very unreliable when in water shallower then 3 meters (10ft?), especially in tidal waters.
We've had readings of less then 1 mtr (3ft?) but still afloat with 1,85 mtrs draft.
This also occurs when approaching shallows that rise rapid p.e. when moving between sandbanks (we do keep clear of those).
Installation has been done to the book, even position of transducer.I've checked for loose caulking around transducer (on land at the moment) so cavitation is excluded.

Thanks in advance,

S/V Tutti, (Nantucket33 by Alan Guerny)
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook