D. Using The Shower
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Turn on the faucets to desired temperature, remove the The grey water system is optional on Vista™ models.
shower spout from the sink faucet receptacle, press the The water from the galley sink, head sink and shower
lever on the shower head, and the shower is operational. will drain into a sump and is pumped into a grey water
The shower hose is connected to the shower spout and holding tank respectively. The waste level indicator is
runsinsidethefaucetreceptacleandunderneaththesink. located in the head compartment. A pumpout fitting
Certain models have a wall mount shower bracket for labeled WASTE but designated for grey water is pro-
vided on the deck. Refer to the drawings at the end of
When using the shower, draw the shower curtain before
using the shower. Damage to the finish can result if sur-
rounding walls and flooring are allowed to become exces-
sively wet. Thoroughly dry these areas after showering.
Certain geographical areas have restrictions on
Besuretocheck alllocal, stateandfederallaws
in the boating area.
The water temperature can vary during shower
use as the pressure pump cycles on and off. For
greatest consistency, turn the cold water on full,
then mix in hot water until the desired tempera-
ture is obtained.
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Shore water connection is standard on all Vista™ mod-
els. This feature allows the direct connection of a city or
shoreside water supply to the boat’s water system to
A shower sump pump is incorporated into the drain sys- provideaconstantsupplyoffreshwaterwithouttheneed
temoftheshower. Theshowerdrainsintothesumppump to constantly refill the water supply tank. This minimizes
located forward of the aft cabin. The water will then be pressure pump operation thus extending the life span of
pumped into the black/grey water holding tank . If a grey the pump.
water system is installed, the water will be pumped into
the grey water holding tank.
Dockside shore water pressure can vary dramatically.
Excess pressure could damage the boat’s water sys-
The sump pump includes an automatic bilge switch and tem so the shore connection also regulates the water
is protected by a circuit breaker either at theAC/DC cabin pressure to a maximum of 35 psi.
panel, helm fuse block or the battery switch (FORWARD
or AUTO BILGE) depending on the model. The sump The female inlet deck fitting may in the transom door
pump will automatically start as soon as the water in the storage area or starboard side of the transom above the
sumpreachesalevelthatwillcausethefloatontheswitch swim platform.
After showering, let the water flow for a period of time to faucet to the shore water fitting on the boat and turn on
flush the pump of soap residue. Check the sump for ex- the shore water. The water system of the boat will then
cess residue. When rinsed out, the pump will automati- be pressurized by city water if the system was previ-
cally shut off.
If water flow from the shower head appears to be restrict- The water pump should be turned off when using city
ed, it may be due to sediment accumulating at the shower water. City water pressure varies from area to area. If
head. If necessary, remove the head and clean the dis- the pump is ON and water pressure drops below 35 psi,
charge holes with a fine wire.
the pump will activate to maintain pressure at 35 psi. It
will draw water out of tank and bypass city water.
Periodically check the sump pump screen for clogs to
prevent drainage problems from occurring in the shower If the pump is OFF, the pump will not function and the
drain. Refer to the manufacturer’s literature included in water in the storage tank of the boat will not be utilized.
the owner’s packet.
Vista Owner’s Manual
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