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Flooding due to Bilge pump Reverse Siphon

I had an exciting couple of hours on Friday when sailing.  The boat was on starboard and sailing at 8+Knots, when went below and stepped in…

Started by Paul O' KirwanLatest Reply

EXTRA STORAGE

Hello, I guess a lot of you think there is a lack of storage space for extended or family cruising. I would like to exchange ideas how to…

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Bow thruster goes off

So our bow thruster is acting up again and I now have a clear picture of the symptoms. We have a brand new battery that is working great.…

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Farewell all

It is with extreme heavy heart that we lost our beloved B40 to hurricane Sally. She was number 17, and a very little used freshwater boat w…

Started by Wayne

8 Mar 30
Reply by Wayne

B43 Battery Switch Questions coming up during my LIFEPO4 Battery Upgrade Process

My AGM batteries are getting a bit tired and I am swapping them out for 400ah of lithium, 2 - 200ah 'drop in' replacements. My system has t…

Started by Larry Witty

0 Feb 17

Beneteau 40 2009 drive shaft

I have to replace my pitted drive shaft and I am trying to find out a few details.. Does anyone know who made the original drive shaft (non…

Started by sail abroad

0 Jan 31

Beneteau 43

Anybody here know of a B43 named ASTRAEA? Found it listed for sale on-line and located in Gulfport, Ms. Regards, Wayne

Started by Wayne

0 Jan 18

need VIN alternate location urgently

anyone know where the alternate location / hidden location for the VIN number is? B43 2008

Started by sam

3 Oct 17, 2020
Reply by Robert & Sandy

B43 ENGINE CUT OUT AT AT START AND HOT WATER STARVATION

Hi SeaKnots friends, The Yanmar 55 in out 43 invariably starts immediately then cuts out after 2 seconds running when it then takes 5-8 sec…

Started by Robert & Sandy

3 Sep 9, 2020
Reply by James Taylor

Lewmar Hatch Lens Replacement

Hello, All.  Hope someone can help. I have a BEN OC 43 2010 (2 cabin). I need to order a replacement part for the acrylic hatch lens for…

Started by Brendan Smyth

1 Aug 18, 2020
Reply by Brendan Smyth

Engine Blower

A moment ago I was reading on another forum about a blower motor not working on a Beneteau 361 and then it occurred to me that I've never s…

Started by Wayne

3 Aug 4, 2020
Reply by Mike Brown

Declining Water Pressure

My fresh water system works great for about one minute through all facets (opened one at a time) and then declines to a slow drip. I'm work…

Started by Chris

13 Jul 10, 2020
Reply by Mike Brown

Fresh water leak B40

I’ve been plagued by a freshwater leak that is draining my water tanks. The leak is noticeable as a trickle of water coming from the compar…

Started by GaryG

3 Jul 4, 2020
Reply by Mike Brown

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Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Will do Mike. Seems it may be commissioned around Feb of next year according to expected ship date from France. So don't hold your breath!"
Mar 30
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, yes I’m still here lurking in the shadows haha. I’m glad to hear you’re moving on with a new boat. I’m sure you’ll love setting her up the way you want using all the experience from your 43. The 38.1 is a very…"
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Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike if you're still out there we have recently ordered a new 38.1 and will try inland sailing on the Tennessee River away from the hurricanes. Yes you were correct regarding opportunity awaiting and keeping an open mind. Sincerest…"
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