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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

1563 Dec 16, 2015
Reply by LOLA

Beneteau taking on water

We have a 2004 Beneteau 331 which takes in water into the forepeaks only when taking water over the bows. Normally bone dry (even in heavy…

Started by Julian Lakin

4 Oct 20, 2015
Reply by Julian Lakin

Resealing handrails on Oday 30

I'm going to attempt to reseal my handrails on our 84' Oday 30.  I noticed there are screw holes (teak plugs) both on the topside and down …

Started by John

0 Oct 3, 2015

Electric head on 2009 B40

Does anyone know what brand of electric head was used on the 2009 B40. I have to change the gasket out and can't see anywhere the brand nam…

Started by Scott MacLeod

0 Aug 30, 2015

BE CAREFUL

I just got a message from stella Stellakwale-who has a profile here, sounds like phishing or whatever its called-I have no intention of res…

Started by Will

0 Aug 24, 2015

Beneteau Oceanis 40 engine room ventilator

My engine room ventilator is quite noisy, propably bearings. Can it be repaired?

Started by Simo Makkonen

1 Aug 22, 2015
Reply by sam

Other South Texas sailor

Any other sailors down in South Texas - we moor Paloma at Bahia Marina, Ingleside on the Bay, Texas/ ...John S/V Paloma - Bristol 29.9

Started by John Shasteen

0 Feb 2, 2015

Cal 36

Hello I found an old cal 36, but it needs a mast and boom. Any ideas , boat has been sitting a long ti me. Do you think it's worth the look…

Started by John Walsh

0 Jan 29, 2015

Cabin Heater

Has anyone installed a Webasto Cabin Heater on a B40? Chris

Started by Chris

0 Dec 17, 2014

HUnter Passage 450

We are going to look at a 2000 Hunter Passage 450. Are there things we need to pay attention to?

Started by robert gallagher

0 Sep 4, 2014

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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
Monday
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…"
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Oct 7
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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