The breaker on te 24 volt panel does not control the winches and a number of other things. That breaker only controls the control relays. The actual hi load breakers are as note in my previous note,
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From: "Kent Robertson karkauai@...
Date: Monday, February 2, 2015 6:21 pm
Subject: Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Re: Prop Shaft Electrolysis
> Aha! Thanks Bill. What does that "Permanent" stepdown
> transformer feed?
> The + wire to the permanent stepdown transformer is the only one
> I see that is attached to the main service battery switch on the
> positive battery side of the switch. I was surprised that the
> bilge pump wasn't connected there too. I'd never checked
> before, but the bilge pump doesn't work when the battery switch
> is off. So I guess the permanent transformer is the only thing
> that is powered when the battery switch is off?
> Is there a place that tells what these other equipments are that
> don't go through the 24v panel? I know where most of the
> breakers are that go to the winches, heads, anchor wash,
> windlass, thruster, furlers, etc. They are all dependent on a
> breaker on the 24V panel. I don't know where the breaker is for
> the aft lazarette receptacle for the dinghy inflator???
> I've found 24 V between the bonding system and the Positive
> battery pole. I think that means there is a connection
> somewhere between a negative wire and the bonding system. It
> carries 0.8amps with all 24v panel breakers off. My next
> project is to disconnect all the negative wires at their
> equipment. If the connection between the battery negative and
> bonding is not at the pump or motor, but somewhere between
> battery and the equipment, I don't think I'll find it by
> disconnecting neg from equipment. Then what???
> Thanks to all!
> On Feb 2, 2015, at 4:45 PM, 'Bill & Judy Rouse'
> There are many loads that do not go through the 24 volt breaker
> panel and the "Permanent" 24 to 12 volt step-down transformers
> are one example. The breaker for these is inside the wet
> locker...additionally, and I am fairly sure, that this breaker
> remains HOT with the battery switches turned OFF.
> BeBe 387
> > On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 1:30 PM, karkauai@...
> [amelyachtowners] wrote:
> > Hi again, all,
> > another question:
> > Are there any permanent loads on the 24V system that don't go
> through the 24V panel.
> > On some schematics I found something called "permanent" on the
> 24V system that doesn't appear to be on the 24V panel and
> doesn't have a breaker on it in the schematic.
> > Thanks,
> > Kent
> > SM243
> > Kristy