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Sailing to the Dry Tortugas

Seeking information regarding sailing routes from West Palm to the Dry Tortugas; planning a june/july sail on a 27ft sail boat.

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Cruisers in Annapolis area

Hi all,   I am interested in meeting up to crew on daytrips or short 2-3 day sails. Experience is with warm water sailing, but would like t…

Started by Kirsten ConradLatest Reply

Perkins M20 Manifold

Would anyone know where I can find a used Perkins M20 engine manifild?

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NAVPOD Face Replacement

Does anyone know where you can purchase a blank face replacement for an older NavPod?

Started by John

0 May 9

B40 Holding Tank Plumbing

Could someone please verify for me that the only way to pump out the holding tank is through the deck fitting? I do understand that if the…

Started by Wayne

3 Feb 6
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Sailing to the Dry Tortugas

Seeking information regarding sailing routes from West Palm to the Dry Tortugas; planning a june/july sail on a 27ft sail boat.

Started by Manolo

1 Jan 22
Reply by David Smith

Wooden mast repair

Good day. Does anyone have any experience repairs boxed construction wooden mast? Thanks.

Started by Kevin Kirkendoll

0 Nov 22, 2016

Cutlass Replacement

I am in the Bahamas and need to replace my cutlass bearing.  I have been able to access the right size but it is bronze with rubber interio…

Started by John Hanrahan

0 Nov 5, 2016

Bow thruster goes off

I am experiencing a problem with my bow thruster on my Beneteau 43. There was a post earlier on with the same title posted by Frank but the…

Started by Charles Vassallo

0 Jul 8, 2016

Yanmar 3JH2 Starter Replacement

Hi all I need to replace the starter on a Yanmar 3JH2 engine in a very tight engine compartment. Does anyone have suggestions on how to do…

Started by Thilo Kaiser

0 Jun 13, 2016

A story game

Add THREE words to the previous post to create a story: While trimming the...

Started by ___/)ances With Sails

1867 Jan 28, 2016
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Huracanes - Caribbean

Hi, At the end of last year the EOLI crossed the Atlantic from Spain to the Caribbean and seems to be she wants to stay here for one more…

Started by Rafa

0 Jan 24, 2016

38 ft. SLIP FOR SALE AT MYRTLE BEACH YACHT CLUB SC

SEE ABOUT IT HERE See all that this Marina has to offer: http://www.lola-ltd-art-classes.com/ANNOUNCEMENTS.html THE VERY FIRST SLIP BY THE…

Started by LOLA

2 Dec 16, 2015
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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
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Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry, that's two of us that wishes you had posted your fix sooner. I just paid over $300 for a new tach, and that was at wholesale cost. I sent a note to James Taylor telling him about your LCD screen fix. Hopefully it works for him as…"
Monday
Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Should have posted my fix earlier. I had the same problem with the tach on my 323 before I bought the 43. I was able to get the hour meter to work on the 323 by following the processes out on the web about cleaning the silicon & the ribbon…"
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After trying all the fixes I finally bit the bullet and replaced the entire tach unit. Other than needing to adjust the tachometer for correct engine speed it was an easy repair.  Mike"
Sunday
Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Jo, I read the referred to fixes in the other forums and it was strange what people said. For me it looks like a bad contact in the connector as you say. I wrote my experience above (2015) and I must say that came to the previous state that…"
Oct 7
Luis Vieira de Sa updated their profile
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Jo replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi to everyone, before doing anything that can ruin your tachometer, please try this first that worked for me after having tried everything read on the internet about this problem. I had the same problem with my tachometer/hour meter (yanmar) and…"
Oct 7
Jo joined CAN DRAC's group
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