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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…

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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…

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2 Dec 16, 2015
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James Taylor replied to Chris's discussion Battery Charger in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"All great advice! Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch position (flood,gel,agm)? Our Dekka agm's ( 396ah house and 98ah engine) gave us over 7 1/2 years of usage before replacement. The batteries were still…"
yesterday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Teak seat metal protrusions in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, I have not seen anything like that on my or others 40/43s. I don't understand why they would even do such a thing considering there's no other material they could drive a brad into. Grinding the tops off flush sounds like the right…"
yesterday
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Peter, I've also lost the scupper covers. I installed rubber pipe insulation over each side of the bridle and it works well in keeping the bridle from rubbing on the covers. . They'll need to be replaced periodically as they'll get…"
yesterday
Arne Opperud replied to sam's discussion Teak seat metal protrusions in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I have used Boracol treatment once or twice a year. Keeps the black spots away, maintaining a grey patina.      "
yesterday
Arne Opperud replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I have used mid tan shoe polish, cream type. Worked well."
yesterday
sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Yep, I too have snapped a couple of the clam shell drain covers off. I have a couple of spares, but may or may not replace this time. The slack didn't seem to be the ultimate cause. Seems that wind/tide shifts and wake surge would cause the…"
yesterday
Peter Obetz replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, we are the essentially the same.  Using the same mantus bridle as you.  Quick question to you and any others using a bridle.  We had the bridle rubbing the sides of the bow in a recent storm and it ended up snapping off the…"
yesterday
sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"On Longhawk we use a Rocna 20KG. I changed out the chain gypsy when new to one that handles 5/16 high Test chain. Then I went with 175 ft of 5/16 HT chain tailed with 200 ft of three strand.(overkill, but I had the rode as supplied new). For a short…"
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