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MOUNTAIN YACHT: INTERIOR DESIGN

As we just love the mountains (especially in winter) we wanted the interior of our Mountain Yacht to reflect that. Most expedition trucks look like a 'dentist practice': in general very high build quality but little imagination, often white walls and ceilings and very clean when it comes to interior design.  This probably has to…

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ELECTRICAL SETUP OF OUR MOUNTAIN YACHT

One of the most important things when you are building an Expedition truck is the electrical installation. Lots of choices to be made as there are many electrical ways that lead to Rome. We are not suggesting that we made the best choices or decisions possible, but they certainly suit our needs. What voltage? Our…

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RUUVi SENSORS

This blog is about the sensors from the Finnish company RUUVi. We came in contact with these sensors by Mark from Bluepowershop.com where we purchased our Victron equipment and MG Energy systems batteries. When you have an Overland vehicle (or a yacht for that matter) with lots of appliances and technology it is nice to…

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#WINTER IS COMING!

UPDATE 2024 We now have dedicated snow tires, including the 'snowflake' for our Mountain Yacht. We have been using them in winter 23-24 and they do really well in snow, but especially on hard packed snow and mild ice. We have not used the snow chains this winter, but we are happy we have them…

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MAN HX60 COOLANT HOSE CLAMPS

Our Mountain Yacht has a playdate with BeBe from our English friends Jess and David (who took the picture above) and the HX60 from Margreth and Hans (NL). We have a great night with cheese fondue and tapas and the next morning we receive a tip from Hans: 'tighten the coolant clamps under the dashboard,…

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THAT’S A WRAP!

We are busy transforming Monster towards our Mountain Yacht. We used the last two months for definitive planning, measurements and ordering the last bits & pieces.  We also started with the actual build of the inside: heater, water and electricity, we will write separate articles on every part of that in the near future. We installed…

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