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"Agree with Michael, we added the AIS and use it all the times, seldom put the radar…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 9, 2014 to Tips on adding radar to Bene 40

7 Feb 10, 2014
Reply by Mike Brown

"We fitted an AIS have a look here http://www.yachtconosur.com/ais-install.html Diffe…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 9, 2014 to Adding Simrad NAIS-400

1 Feb 9, 2014
Reply by Mark and Karen

"Hi We were going to fit one of these to our 43 (2 cabin), I took the sea water pump…"

Mark and Karen replied Jan 15, 2014 to SEAGULL IV WATER FILTER

1 Jan 15, 2014
Reply by Mark and Karen

"Hi Fred We fitted a 2KW unit on our two cabin 43, here is the install details http:/…"

Mark and Karen replied Feb 27, 2013 to Inverter installation question

8 Mar 3, 2013
Reply by Fred McNeil

"we work on 4 ltr/hr as the fuel gauge is not worth taking seriously. We also carry 4…"

Mark and Karen replied May 31, 2012 to Average fuel consumption of 4JH4AE

10 Jul 7, 2012
Reply by ASTRAEA

"Changed our minds from the Kiwi prop and decided to go for the Flexofold 3 blade. Co…"

Mark and Karen replied Apr 1, 2012 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"We have the two cabin version and could not see how to get access, I could get my ha…"

Mark and Karen replied Apr 1, 2012 to freezer insulation modification

18 Apr 3, 2012
Reply by Mike Brown

"Also, have you serviced it? I read on the site that there is an annual service kit.…"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 8, 2011 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"How have you got on with the prop? still happy?"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 8, 2011 to prop selection

22 May 3, 2013
Reply by Donizetti

"Great, many thanks"

Mark and Karen replied Nov 3, 2011 to Battery charger wiring change

8 Nov 3, 2011
Reply by Mark and Karen

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John Walsh posted a discussion

Cal 36

Hello I found an old cal 36, but it needs a mast and boom. Any ideas , boat has been sitting a long ti me. Do you think it's worth the look. I found some masts that may fit from 700$ to 5k any advice for a novice big boat want a be. Thanks john
yesterday
John Walsh is now a member of SeaKnots
Thursday
Bruce Bogdanoff replied to sam's discussion water in sump near shaft packing gland in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"My hose clamps also needed tightening last year after I overheated the engine after an impeller failure. I assumed it was because the hose expanded or the clamp was not tightened properly when the boat was built. Final-Lee Ben. 40, hull 182"
Tuesday
sam added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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water in sump near shaft packing gland

I recently found water in the sump aft of the engine under the packing gland. Of course my first suspicion was the Volvo gland, but turns out that the water was coming from the entry to the water lift muffler. Tightening both hose clamps stopped the leak. I had never checked those clamps before as they were a bit out of the way, but I suggest that its worth the effort. I found that the aft wood partition on the engine compartment was easy to remove / replace and enhanced access. Took the…See More
Monday
Marlene Anne Sassaman posted a blog post

Sailing on . . .

Metaphorically I am sailing on. My life has taken a turn down a new road.  To encompass all that is going on Sea Knots might be limiting. Then again, the transition to sassea.blogspot.com is like sailing upwind against a current. It is as confusing as learning to sail. You might remember those days. Learning the foibles of a foreign language. Multiple meaning words like tack and phrases like 'fall off' were a bit mind boggling.Perhaps there is a closer resemblance to transiting from Sea Knots…See More
Jan 23
Terri left a comment for Steve Knight
"Hi, don't think i ever saw it? Don't use Messenger.. might have years ago? U know me and computers !! Happy New Year to you ! Terri"
Jan 19
Steve Knight left a comment for Terri
"Ahoy Terri, Hope all's well with you so far in this new year, 2015.  I might start checking SK's a little more regularly now that some of the 'usual suspects' are checking in again.  Sent you a hello on Yahoo Messenger…"
Jan 19
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