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How comfortable are you?

I thought I would start a discussion about how comfortable we women are on a sailboat. I take out some women first timers and some old time…

Started by Melissa ReneeLatest Reply

LIST YOUR HOME PORT

Please list your Home Port, so we know where each other are... example: Lola Myrtle Beach Yacht Club, Little River, SC

Started by LOLALatest Reply

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WHAT ARE YOUR Sailing plans for THIS WINTER?

I PLAN TO ENCLOSE MY COCKPIT, WITH CLEAR PLASTIC SHOWER CURTAINS FOR A TOASTY READING ROOM...WATCH FOR RESULTS. DON''T HAVE $ FOR PROFESSIO…

Started by LOLA

10 Feb 3, 2012
Reply by zeehag

Florida to New York to Bermuda to Florida

Anyone interested in a round trip from Port Canaveral to Sandy Hook to Greenport Long Island to Bermuda then back to Florida? This will be …

Started by Marlene Anne Sassaman

2 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by cptn_steve

POST PICTURES OF YOUR BOAT IN AND OUT TO SHARE

Started by LOLA

13 Dec 7, 2011
Reply by LOLA

What are your favorite things to do while on watch and off watch during long passages?

Hello Ladies! I was wondering what your favorite things to do are while on watch and off watch during long passages? For me, I think I hav…

Started by Andrea

7 Nov 30, 2011
Reply by LOLA

LIST YOUR HOME PORT

Please list your Home Port, so we know where each other are... example: Lola Myrtle Beach Yacht Club, Little River, SC

Started by LOLA

32 Sep 22, 2011
Reply by zeehag

REPAIRS ON OUR BOATS

POST PICTURES TOO IF CAN.

Started by LOLA

65 Oct 18, 2010
Reply by LOLA

why i should check and change my oil regularly....

if ya dont----this happens--guaranteeeed.....:

Started by zeehag

3 Jul 16, 2010
Reply by Steve Knight

Anchoring Tricks

Hello sister sailors. Hope to have a topic that shares anchoring tips, tricks and techniques. I'm always interested in learning how other s…

Started by Rebeccaburg

17 Jul 16, 2010
Reply by Steve Knight

Tips on Sail Trimming

Hello All! I am looking for advice on tips and tricks for sail trimming. Simple things to remember...Thanks!

Started by Andrea

7 Apr 5, 2010
Reply by LOLA

CHIT CHAT FOR OUR GROUP

A SPECIAL AREA TO SHARE

Started by LOLA

1 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by LOLA

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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…"
yesterday
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…"
Friday
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
foster added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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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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Tom McGarry joined Scott Alan Murphy's group
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Sailing Singles

Virtual Raft Up for sailing singles to keep in touch & to share experiences, thoughts & ideasSee More
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