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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 ManoloLatest Reply

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?

Started by ManoloLatest Reply

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How do I contact the administrator

I'd like to report a scammer. Sarah Yawovi is soliciting money.  I did a quick search and found she is posting all over the internet in gr…

Started by Captain Conrad

0 Jan 23

Replacing Sails on 2009 Beneteau 40

Looking for new sails for our 2009 Beneteau 40. Have gotten quotes from Doyle and Precision, any other recommendations? Looking for new Mai…

Started by Laurie Boyce

0 Oct 20, 2018

Nauticat 38 for sale, hull 245, 1994, in Cavallino, Italy

Aging knees forcing this sail of our NC 38 for $110,000. 2nd owner.  US Flag documented boat, registered in Rhode Island.  This includes a…

Started by JIM TAYLOR

0 Aug 15, 2018

Rudder post support

While surfing the net, came across a B 485 that sank with a supposed rudder issue.  Forum member NeilPride posted a picture of a bracket to…

Started by Mike Wilson

0 May 29, 2018

Black Trim Paint Running

Good day everyone, I have Hull #39 OC43, looking for any wisdom from the group. The black paint trim on the salon and deck windows rubs off…

Started by John Hanrahan

1 Apr 4, 2018
Reply by Mike Wilson

New story line: Stranded on a deserted Island

As in the previous story forum. send a post of three words in reply to the previous three words. "All I knew"

Started by Larry Wilson

1564 Feb 4, 2018
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Super Bowl 2018 live stream

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0 Jan 27, 2018

NAVPOD Face Replacement

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

Started by John

0 May 9, 2017

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, 2017
Reply by Wayne

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, 2017
Reply by David Smith

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sam replied to Peter Obetz's discussion A/C thru hull caution!!!!! in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Similarly, I changed out my aircon thru hull and valve a while back. Seems to be an issue. Recently, I was changing the aircon seawater pump and luckily found a valve on the distribution manifold (one pump serves two aircon units) that was fully…"
13 hours ago
sam replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike nails the freezer (and Refrigerator) item. Remove the woodencovers on the vents, and if they have never been off you will most likely find a carpet of dust/hair/lint. I drilled small screw holes and added screws to re-attach. Now it is a…"
13 hours ago
Cam Whitlock replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for the details, this really helps. It will be a few weeks before I get a chance to tackle this.  Fair winds! Cam"
Tuesday
Mike Brown replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Cam, I used a wide, flat blade screw driver to pry it off. I took my time and made sure I wasn't forcing it and causing any dents or scratches. It took a little while to do but when done I had good access to the coils. One of the grills would…"
Feb 10
Cam Whitlock replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike - great information!  I was hoping that there is a way to remove the wood grills. What type of tool did you find worked that didn’t damage the wood?  "
Feb 9
Mike Brown replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Cam, keeping the coils clean is essential to max efficiency for both units. For whatever reason our 43 required constant upkeep to keep the coils clean. The wood grates are glued on but can be removed if you work at it using a tool that won't…"
Feb 8
Cam Whitlock replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hey Mike - I agree with you that there is no physical problem with the unit running.  My problem is the drain on the battery.  As a weekend / once / twice a year cruiser, I don’t have solar to recharge my batteries (yet).  I…"
Feb 8
Mike Brown replied to Cam Whitlock's discussion Freezer problem in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"We experienced the same thing on our B43 (now sold and gone). We were living aboard and cruising with a fairly full freezer. Like you did I changed out the thermostat without success. I wrote it off to the poorly insulated freezer compartment but…"
Feb 5
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