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sailing/cruising in the Philippines and nearby countries

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Comment by blubaju on March 4, 2017 at 10:44pm

pretty sleepy here ;-)

Comment by blubaju on September 13, 2009 at 10:27am
Nice to read you enjoy PH!
Hope my new boat is finished soon and once we will join too - despite the fact that I never raced in my whole life ;-)

Mind sharing what is so special in MNL-Boracay and what you think about HKG-MNL (or SUBIC or wherever it ends)?
Comment by Al on September 13, 2009 at 7:56am
We have the :
China Coast Regatta
Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta
Phuket Kings Cup
Singapore Straits Regatta
All coming up
But the race I enjoy the most is the
Manila to Boracay Race
Comment by h on January 16, 2009 at 8:09pm
Hello Blubaju,

I am planning to go to the Philippines in the future.

How do you find the sailing and facilities there?

What do you use for maps and Pilots? Are they easy to get?

Where are you in the Philippines now?
Comment by blubaju on January 4, 2009 at 11:45pm
sorry Pinoys, this crazy upload feature always cuts the flag instead of leaving the proportions intact, but does not give any hint of the accepted picture size either. I tried for more than an hour but have to stop now, I'll try later again or if someone has one in an uploadable size, please let me know
 

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sam added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry, that's two of us that wishes you had posted your fix sooner. I just paid over $300 for a new tach, and that was at wholesale cost. I sent a note to James Taylor telling him about your LCD screen fix. Hopefully it works for him as…"
Monday
Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Should have posted my fix earlier. I had the same problem with the tach on my 323 before I bought the 43. I was able to get the hour meter to work on the 323 by following the processes out on the web about cleaning the silicon & the ribbon…"
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After trying all the fixes I finally bit the bullet and replaced the entire tach unit. Other than needing to adjust the tachometer for correct engine speed it was an easy repair.  Mike"
Sunday
Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Jo, I read the referred to fixes in the other forums and it was strange what people said. For me it looks like a bad contact in the connector as you say. I wrote my experience above (2015) and I must say that came to the previous state that…"
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Jo replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi to everyone, before doing anything that can ruin your tachometer, please try this first that worked for me after having tried everything read on the internet about this problem. I had the same problem with my tachometer/hour meter (yanmar) and…"
Oct 7
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Beneteau 40 & 43

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