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A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.

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Maintainig teak companionway doors

Started by GaryG. Last reply by TJ Morrissey on Monday. 5 Replies

Hull windows

Started by Dave Shore Apr 4. 0 Replies

SLIPPING OUR EURO BUILT 43 - HULL 315

Started by Robert & Sandy Mar 27. 0 Replies

stripe tape above water line

Started by clayton curtis. Last reply by clayton curtis Mar 26. 4 Replies

solar panel installation

Started by sam. Last reply by James Taylor Mar 7. 6 Replies

Performance tips

Started by Donizetti. Last reply by foster Feb 19. 22 Replies

Diesel tank

Started by foster Feb 19. 0 Replies

B43 Reefing lines

Started by Dave Shore. Last reply by Michael Boyle Feb 12. 8 Replies

Aft Head Shower Sump Leak

Started by Mike Brown Feb 10. 0 Replies

2008 B43 Foward Head Macerator

Started by James Taylor. Last reply by Mike Brown Feb 10. 7 Replies

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Comment by foster on January 2, 2014 at 10:38am

Hello Frank &Donna,

Happy New Year and fair winds.

Winter is a good time to install some in cabin items.Did you fit a Seagull fresh water filter from General Ecology ?

I have a hard time finding the best spot to have the filter exchange easy.

Any suggestions would be welcome;

Thank you

.Denis

Comment by Frank & Donna on August 7, 2013 at 10:39am

Has anyone installed a Seagull water filter? If so, what do you think?

Comment by James Taylor on May 18, 2013 at 7:31pm

I have no idea!

Maybe you can call Beneteau with your manufacture's Identification Number and Beneteau can give you the hull number.

Comment by Rafa on May 18, 2013 at 7:21pm
James,

I don't know the hull number of my B43, where can I find It?

Saludos.
Comment by James Taylor on May 16, 2013 at 8:02pm

They changed the site about a year ago and dropped the hull number entry for logging in.

Their pricing is fair on some items and outrageous on others but overall I think Beneteau pricing is "good". Staff is very helpful and shipping is prompt. If you order the seacock from them you will get the original manufacturers part, good or bad!

Comment by James Taylor on May 16, 2013 at 7:51pm

Rafa

I checked and the Beneteau 43 is a Oceanis series boat in the US. The B43 on Beneteau site is the Beneteau 43 Oceanis series boat. Give them a call for further confirmation. I think the first year is 2008 and last year is 2011 for B43.

All the Best!

James

Comment by Rafa on May 16, 2013 at 5:59pm
Thanks for the info James!
The link dosn't work as you say. I've set up an acount but "Oceanis 43 doesn't" exist, only Beneteau 43.

By the way where I have to look at to see the hull number?

Saludos.
Comment by James Taylor on May 15, 2013 at 8:52pm

looks like those links are not gonna work without an account. Sorry about that but you have the info.

Comment by James Taylor on May 15, 2013 at 8:48pm

Here is a link to Beneteau USA site with full diagram

http://spareparts.beneteauusa.com/controleur.php?action=catasys/fra...

This is for the yanmar 4jh4ae, 54hp engine

If this is not your engine let me know I should be able to find your model and engine.

Comment by James Taylor on May 15, 2013 at 8:44pm

You did not tell us your boats model or engine designation. I checked the Beneteau USA site for the B43 and the  seacock for the b43 is listed like this below, I think that stands for

Valve=valve

2w= 2way

1/4T= 1/4 turn

1Brass nm= 1inch brass (not sure about nm)

here is a photo;

http://spareparts.beneteauusa.com/controleur.php?action=catasys/pho...

cost USA $23.20

VAlVE 2W 1/4T FF 1 BRASS NM

 

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