Baby On Board

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

Members: 5
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2010

Discussion Forum

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

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Baby On Board to add comments!

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.

Members (5)


Latest Activity

Mike Brown replied to Harry's discussion Finding and Preventing Problems in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Harry, thanks for sharing the info on your two problems and fixes. Fortunately I haven't seen the mainsail fuller issue. I have seen the shower sump problem though. On my boat pulling and reinserting the red/hot lead at the box under the sink…"
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, thanks for the update, glad all is well. As for lapping the gear box cones in such a short period of time I still have my doubts about it. Just remember not to fix something that isn't broke.  Mike"
Robert & Sandy replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Morning SeaKnots team, especially Mike. Well Liberte been has slipped, antifouled and polished and most importantly the Gori feathering three blade prop has been serviced. Surprise, surprise there was quite a bit of coral growth in the gearing, not…"
Nov 23
John Hanrahan posted a blog post

Beneteau 43 two cabin slip covers

We are taking out cat Genny to the Bahamas this year and I am fearful of the beautiful white leatherette salon cushions.  If anyone has had cushions made could you please give us a name of the maker.  We can make them ourselves if we had the dimensions but would be happy if there was a custom supplier.  The boat is in the Abacos and we are in Halifax so we can't go and measure.Many thanks, JohnSee More
Nov 23
James Taylor replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I looked at the Beneteau USA site under electrical and did not see the transfer switch on your boat in their images of factory installed equipment ( see below) so I'm assuming the transfer switch was installed as a part of the inverter…"
Nov 18
Edward Hart posted a status
"Stopped in Norfolk. New diesel running fine."
Nov 14
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43

B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise

Hello -Have a 2008 B43 hull 40 which I purchased second hand about a year ago. been very happy with the boat but have 1 annoying problem I would like to resolve. When switching on the inverter I have the following 2 potential issues:1) Voltage display is low, shows between 102-106 volts2) Humming noise coming from some sort of auto switch which is encased in a white plastic box behind the cabinet where the radios are mountedI only have the problem when the inverter is on, no issue with shore…See More
Nov 10
Edward Hart posted a status
"Hooligan is now back in the water with a new diesel and we are heading down the ICW from Annapolis to Jacksonville."
Nov 7

© 2015   Created by CAN DRAC.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service