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

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Serpentine pulley upgrade

Started by foster. Last reply by Mike Brown yesterday. 4 Replies

Flexible Solar Panels for Beneteau Oceanis 40

Started by Luis Vieira de Sá. Last reply by Luis Vieira de Sá on Friday. 2 Replies

water in sump near shaft packing gland

Started by sam. Last reply by Bruce Bogdanoff Jan 26. 1 Reply

AIS Program

Started by Dave Shore. Last reply by Bruce Bogdanoff Jan 17. 4 Replies

Cabin Heater

Started by Chris. Last reply by Robert & Sandy Dec 20, 2014. 1 Reply

Dolphin Beneteau 371525 Charger

Started by Justin Clarke. Last reply by Frank Specht Dec 14, 2014. 10 Replies

CIRCUIT BREAKER - 12V OUTLET - OCEANIS 43 (EURO)

Started by Robert & Sandy. Last reply by Robert & Sandy Dec 10, 2014. 2 Replies

Shower water pump

Started by Michael Cioffi. Last reply by Bruce Bogdanoff Nov 9, 2014. 17 Replies

Oceanis 40 Sprayhood

Started by Simo Makkonen. Last reply by Harry Oct 1, 2014. 7 Replies

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Comment by Luis Vieira de Sá on October 14, 2014 at 11:56pm

Hello,

I could not find the original ones. I bougth a pair of Navsound Speakers that could fit in the 11,5cm hole cutout but they started to "distort" just after 1 year of operation. Also they were not "loud" as the originals. So the first thing I have done as the season closed was to look for another pair. I was not able to get replaceable speakers since all that I founf needed a larger hole cutout. So I made a 12,5 cm hole and then I got a pair of 5 inches Boss Marine, They are not very expensive and sound good!

Regards, Luis

Comment by Penny Blackmore on August 2, 2014 at 5:46am

Has anyone found a replacement externat speaker for an Oceanis 40?  Ours has fallen to bits!

Roger

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 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.

 

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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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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