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what is it ??

Ok folks, anyone know what this is? I saw it on a 1983 beneteau 11,5 m IDYLLE, There  is one on each side. The top hole is threaded and the…

Started by sam

0 Mar 8, 2015

Holding tank odors

Our new B40 emits bad odors from the holding tank vent on the starbopard side of the hull. No odors in the cabin, but when we sail and the…

Started by GaryG

6 Dec 16, 2014
Reply by Justin Clarke

beneteau refrigeration

Hi all! I'm new to Seaknots and Beneteau corner but thought I would throw this out there. I have an 1995 Oceanis 440. This is our 5th seaso…

Started by Bill & Evelyn Swartz

4 Sep 20, 2012
Reply by Stephen Hegyesi

Installing arch on Beneteau Oceanis 411

I hope to be the proud owner of a Beneteau Oceanis 411 in the near future. I'm looking for ideas on how to go about installing an arch whos…

Started by Peter

4 May 27, 2011
Reply by Mark and Karen

Options or Upgrades you added to your Beneteau?

Hi All- There are so many options out there. I was wondering what options or upgrades you added to your Beneteau that you are happy with a…

Started by Andrea

54 Feb 4, 2011
Reply by Peter

Looking to purchase Beneteau Oceanis 411

I plan to make an offer on a Beneteau Oceanis 411. I will do a detailed personal inspection and if things look promising proceed to survey…

Started by Peter

2 Feb 4, 2011
Reply by Peter

teak care

I am new and trying to lear how to take care of my boat. Benetau 423. The teak is in very bad shape and I would like some information. How…

Started by Jaime Rodriguez

8 Dec 26, 2010
Reply by shelley won

Main Will Not Come Down without Assistance

We have a new B40 with Classic Rig Main and it is painful to bring it down. We are not sure what is wrong, but would like to hear from all…

Started by Jeff Jakus

2 Oct 4, 2010
Reply by Jeff Jakus

SSB Radio

I have always wondered if SSB is really worth it, when Coastal Cruising, thoughts? comments? ideas?, I have used SSB for things like weathe…

Started by Ron Manicom

3 Jan 17, 2010
Reply by DRAC VERD

Beneteau emblem

Would love to find a Beneteau emblem for my car. Anyone have any ideas where one might be found? Thanks Carole

Started by carole lowry

6 May 27, 2009
Reply by Fotis

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Peter Obetz replied to Christopher Gaver's discussion Single bilge pump and standing water in engine compartment in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"for what is worth, just make sure that the antifreeze you are seeing is from a spill with winerization process.  I noticed some in the same place on our 2008.  I chalked it up to possibly overfilling the antifreeze, however it occurred…"
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Christopher Gaver replied to Christopher Gaver's discussion Single bilge pump and standing water in engine compartment in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Bruce/Mike - thank you very much for the responses... I needed a 'reason' for the lack of the bilge pump and what you said makes complete sense.  This should take some of the urgency out of the surveyor's…"
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Mike Brown replied to Christopher Gaver's discussion Single bilge pump and standing water in engine compartment in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Chris, the 43 is a great boat and I'm sure you'll enjoy it should you finalize the purchase. As you took notice of the sump below the engine does not drain to the bilge. My understanding is that it's designed that way so as to prevent…"
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Bruce Bogdanoff replied to Christopher Gaver's discussion Single bilge pump and standing water in engine compartment in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"The boat has two bilge pumps, one electric and one manual. On my 40, I replaced the original pump with a Rule 2000 and a check valve. The original pump would always lose its prime. The engine bilge does not drain into the main bilge in case of an…"
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Christopher Gaver added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Single bilge pump and standing water in engine compartment

I'm brand new to this group and almost a new owner of a 2008 Beneteau 43.  I have spent time reading nearly every discussion and post in this group in preparation for making the offer and understanding the boat.  It is clear that this group is extremely knowledgeable and willing to help.  I hope I don't overstay my welcome with questions...Here is my first one and it came up during the pre-purchase survey.  The boat had antifreeze (winterization/pink) in the bilge beneath the engine and then it…See More
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A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
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