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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

Beneteau keel/centerboard option

I currently own a Catalina 27 with a 3' 6" draft, which is the max allowed in my marina (which we love). I would like to move up to a large…

Started by Tom

4 Feb 3, 2009
Reply by Tom

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Mike Brown replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"FYI I installed a ProSol isolator that prioritizes the start battery at start up. Once the start battery is at 13.3V it switches charging to the house bank. It has colored LEDs that indicate where the charge is going and works well. BTW Beneteau put…"
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foster replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thank you Scott and Mike for your experiences. Exchanging with John Stevens I had the same good feeling. What digital battery isolator did you use Scott ? Is it also a separator so you can charge the starting battery and the Exxide batteries for the…"
yesterday
Luis Vieira de Sá replied to Luis Vieira de Sá's discussion Flexible Solar Panels for Beneteau Oceanis 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Peter, I am glad that you found my post informative. At this time of the year, I have the panels and the bimini top at home. I have just took 2 photos. As you can see, I have 4 "corner triangles" made in acrylic. That was the way I…"
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Mike Brown replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Denis I too installed an ElectroMaax but I went with the 140A model. Also installed the serpentine belt kit and Balmar regulator. Like Scott stated John and his people did a great job and is very supportive. I too changed out the battery isolator as…"
Thursday
Scott MacLeod replied to foster's discussion Serpentine pulley upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Dennis. I just did that upgrade 2 seasons ago and couldn't be happier with the results. I put in a 160 amp Eelectromax alternator with Serpentine pull-up kit, Balmar Smart regulator, up sized battery cables and a digital battery isolator.…"
Thursday
Peter Obetz replied to Luis Vieira de Sá's discussion Flexible Solar Panels for Beneteau Oceanis 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thank you for this most informative post. Two questions, how did you attach the panels to the new acrylic fabric, and how is this working in real world cruising?  I continue to be frustrated by the large draw down from the fridge/freezer…"
Thursday
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Serpentine pulley upgrade

Hello,Has anyone upgraded the Hitachi OEM alternator to a high output one with a serpentine pulley kit ?We currently have a Mastervolt 90 A with an alphapro regulator driven with a single v belt, I think it slips a little and was looking for an upgrade to automotive type serpentine pulley system.Thank you.DenisSee More
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