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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

5 Sep 25, 2012
Reply by Stephen Hegyesi

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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foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thank you Sam, I think your way is the best modification. Rising the deflection point of the halyard keeps it away from the Profurl swivel head. How did you fix the block to the mast : pop or screws ? Was the mast up ? What is the make or…"
yesterday
sam replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I added a block on the mast above the ring. See attached picture."
yesterday
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foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Franc, Did you put this block directly on the  "O" ring that originally directed the spinnaker halyard. With the asymmetric spinnaker we have on a Facnor Spinex furling system we have to put a strong tension. Is there a risk…"
Monday
Franc replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I went up the mast and installed a block to put the halyard through. Problem solved! "
Sunday
foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Reply by foster 1 second ago Delete Hello Bruce, Thanks for the answer. I think I am going to modify this Beneteau Z spar set up to improve and diminish chafe and then put a new halyard. Simplest would be to attach a block to the ring. But this…"
Aug 15
foster replied to foster's discussion Spinakker halyard chafe in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Bruce, Thanks for the answer. I think I am going to modify this Beneteau Z spar set up to improve and diminish chafe and then put a new halyard. Simplest would be to attach a block to the ring. But this could interfere with the genoa…"
Aug 15
Bruce Bogdanoff replied to Ed English's discussion Tac Failure on Ben 40
"Check you wiring harness on the back of the engine panel. Pull the connectors apart and together several times to remove corrosion. The spray with WD 40 or electronics cleaner. I the put an electrical Dielectric grease  on the connectors before…"
Aug 15
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