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"Indeed! Good Answer ....I have several friends that are HUGE Ketch Advocates ..so nu…"

Banana Wind replied Mar 11, 2009 to Sloop or Ketch ...whats REALLY desirable?

37 Mar 11, 2009
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"Hey CaptnRon ...would that by chance be an Allied Seawind you are at the helm of in…"

Banana Wind replied Mar 5, 2009 to Sloop or Ketch ...whats REALLY desirable?

37 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Banana Wind

"My neighbor has an Allied Seawind II ...beautiful ketch rig ...full keel and shes hu…"

Banana Wind replied Nov 6, 2008 to Best Keels/Rudders

16 Jan 23, 2009
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"Interesting observations by all lately, indeed we have never considered the hull or…"

Banana Wind replied Nov 4, 2008 to Sloop or Ketch ...whats REALLY desirable?

37 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Banana Wind

"the reason IKE"

Banana Wind replied Sep 25, 2008 to A story game

1867 Jan 28, 2016
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"Not quite as lucky down here in one sense of the word ..but indeed by the grace of G…"

Banana Wind replied Sep 22, 2008 to HOW DID OUR GULF BOAT OWNERS DO WITH THE HURRICANE?

9 Sep 23, 2008
Reply by J

"We know Bob Brammer well ..we often taunt him into playing a set or two for the soci…"

Banana Wind replied Sep 22, 2008 to Hurricane Ike - the sound and fury

8 Sep 22, 2008
Reply by John Shasteen

"Amen to what Moonsail said! If we had had floating docks down here on Pleasure Islan…"

Banana Wind replied Sep 22, 2008 to Hurricane Ike - the sound and fury

8 Sep 22, 2008
Reply by John Shasteen

"thereby relieving the......."

Banana Wind replied Aug 11, 2008 to A story game

1867 Jan 28, 2016
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"Well im afraid since I am nowhere near the East Coast ...I cant comment much on this…"

Banana Wind replied Jul 30, 2008 to Kidnap case turns to N.Y. and 72-foot catamaran boat named "Serenity"

12 Aug 4, 2008
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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Randy, New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread.  I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea.  So I will copy with…"
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Beneteau 40 & 43

A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
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Jan 5
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks Mike, good advice which I will follow."
Dec 23, 2021
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 Windlass Drainage

Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year.  The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More
Dec 23, 2021
James Taylor replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion DOLPHN 40 AMP BATTERY CHARGER in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Happy Holidays to you and yours. Happy to hear its working properly."
Dec 17, 2021
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