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For those of you that have had babies on board, share your stories here.

Members: 5
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2010

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How many weeks, months or years old was the baby?

Started by Andrea. Last reply by Edward Ward Jun 3, 2010. 1 Reply

How soon did you bring your baby on board...or how young was the baby on your boat? 2 weeks, 1 month, 2 months, 6 months...?  How did it go?  Did they love it?  Continue

Tags: how old, baby on board, infant, Baby

Safety for Babies on Board.

Started by Andrea Apr 22, 2010. 0 Replies

What extra safety measures did you take?  Which PFDs, sunscreen, sunglasses, etc. work the best for a newborn?  Did you take the car seat onto the boat?  Are there any baby seats that are safe  and…Continue

Tags: sunglasses, sunscreen, pfd, baby, Safety

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Comment by Andrea on June 26, 2010 at 6:33am
It is a bit big on her, but it worked...the Baby pfd by Kent

Comment by CAN DRAC on June 3, 2010 at 3:08pm
This is the one we ordered. We don't know how she'll like it yet, but once she joins us and we try it out, we'll be sure to let you know.

Baby pfd by Kent
Comment by Edward Ward on June 3, 2010 at 2:45pm
Anyone find a semi-comfortable pfd for an infant under 30 lbs ? Ousr son is 9months old and starts screaming as soon as the life vest goes on. The problem seems to be the excessive thickness of the chest area (which, I'm sure, is to keep him floating face up)
Comment by Franc on May 15, 2010 at 12:11pm
One week! Suky, you're our hero!!!
Comment by Suky Cannon on May 13, 2010 at 4:52pm
my baby was a week old... and loved sleeping in the vegtable hammock.... and then we got bigger hammocks.. hung below out of the sun.... just cover them all up with light clothing... wonder if they make baby clothes with the UV protection now... or buy the fabric.
 

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sail abroad replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Mike, thanks for the input! Are there any rough guidelines for when the bearings need replacing? What is too much play? it seems a hard question to answer! we've been sailing full time for the last 3 years and just recently I noticed slight…"
8 hours ago
Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Before you do that check all the steering hardware between the wheels and quadrant. There's a lot of hardware in the system that could induce friction causing a heavier feel to the wheel. I have a 2008 43 with well over 10K nautical miles on…"
Tuesday
Simo Makkonen replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I've been wondering, if I should do the same in my B40/2007. The rudder has become heavy (high fricton?) and the problem is not in the steering cylinder. Anyone had similar problem? Simo"
Tuesday
Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I'm a bit surprised you need to replace the bearings on an 2008. I've not heard of any issues other than early model 43s required a brace be installed at the quadrant. Actually the issue was discovered by Franc who happens to own and run…"
Tuesday
sail abroad added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings

Has anyone replaced the rudder bearings on a beneteau 40 2008/9? If someone has done this job could they please tell me what the part numbers are for both the bronze upper and lower bearing sleeves and also for the nylon thrust washers. The jefa? rudder shaft diameter is 60mm.I have !ooked on the beneteau spare parts website without success.Also I am trying to find the workshop notes for rep!acing the bearings as I know with the oceanis 411 the bottom bearing is glued (3M 5200) in but I don't…See More
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sail abroad liked GaryG's discussion B40 jib upgrade
Monday
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion New B 40 owner. in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, welcome to the group. I think you'll find a wealth of information from all the members. And of course enjoy your B40, its a heck of a boat. Mike October Moon 2008 B43"
Sep 22
MAssimiliano replied to MAssimiliano's discussion foldng prop FOF on beneteau 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Michael, at the moment I prefer a Folding Prop due to better performance while sailing and also when "motoring". My gearbox has a ratio in forwarding of 2.36. don't worry... I'm not American....I'm Italian :-) "
Sep 22
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