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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…

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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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Shower drain check valve (non return valve) location on B43

Hi, the water in the front shower drain, when pumped out, seems to partially flowing into the aft shower drain box. And the water pumped ou…

Started by Tevfik

0 on Sunday

Power Cord change

After 10+ years it was time to change the 50A 125/250 V shore power splitter. It had served well but it was showing signs of degradation du…

Started by sam

0 Jul 30

Cracked 200l fresh water tank

Hello everyone! first time posting in this group, everything here is very interesting. I own a 2008 B40 Oceanis, located in Spain at the mo…

Started by Matias Morando

4 Jul 29
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B 40. Jib furler line

i would like to replace the jib furling line on my B40.  I believe the diameter is 5/16” but do not know the length. Does anyone have this…

Started by GaryG

0 Jul 3

Hydraulic steering ram

Dave Shore asks Does anyone know the manufacturer of the hydraulic auto helm installed on some B43's? The piston on mine has a leak on the…

Started by Jem

3 Jun 26
Reply by James Taylor

BEN OC 43 - US Spar - Inmast Furler

All, I suspect my mainsheet furling system requires maintenance or replacement.  I am looking for some guidance on dos/donts and lessons l…

Started by Brendan Smyth

8 May 30
Reply by Mike Brown

Freezer problem

The freezer on my Oceanis 40 runs great, but never cycles off.  The thermostat is a Vitrofrigo, just replaced it.  The compressor is a Danf…

Started by Cam Whitlock

11 May 30
Reply by Brendan Smyth

Faucet aerator

any sources for replacement aerators on galley and head faucets would be appreciated. All I can find are household size

Started by GaryG

1 May 30
Reply by Brendan Smyth

EPIRB Mounting Location

I just purchased a ACR 2831 GlobalFix V4 GPS EPIRB - Category 2 and would like to know everyone's thoughts on where to mount it inside the…

Started by Chris

3 May 30
Reply by Brendan Smyth

GPS receiver upgrade

The original Raymarine 125 gps failed on my 2008 Oceanis 40.  Based on research, I’m trying to install a RS150 GPS receiver.  The 150 uses…

Started by Cam Whitlock

5 May 24
Reply by Cam Whitlock

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Shower drain check valve (non return valve) location on B43

Hi, the water in the front shower drain, when pumped out, seems to partially flowing into the aft shower drain box. And the water pumped out from that seems to be flowing back a little. I think the check valve is malfunctioning but I haven’t been able to locate it. Can anyone help please. Many thanks.See More
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Power Cord change

After 10+ years it was time to change the 50A 125/250 V shore power splitter. It had served well but it was showing signs of degradation due to heat. I also had previously changed out the boat side power inlet connectors to the SmartPlug type, changing out the fittings on the shore power cable to match. I absolutely love the SmartPlug system. No twisting, sure connection, much more surface area, etc.I decided to buy short factory made 25 FT Smartplug power cords as I normally berth stern-to and…See More
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Matias Morando replied to Matias Morando's discussion Cracked 200l fresh water tank in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello everyone, Thank you VERY much for your answers. Really helpful. It’s a relief to know that the tank can be removed, and if the price is still around 200 euros, then that’s a lot less that what I was expecting, so good news. Will…"
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