Potomac and Chesapeake Sailors


Potomac and Chesapeake Sailors

Come forward and be recognized! There are sailors in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Metro DC but they are so spread out. Let's get together here and maybe we can meet up on the water too.

Location: Northern Virginia - Maryland - Metro DC
Members: 28
Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2011

Discussion Forum

Circimnavigate the Delmarva

Started by John Berens. Last reply by Tom Apr 22, 2009. 5 Replies

West River, Galesville,MD

Started by John Berens. Last reply by PCarrico Oct 6, 2008. 2 Replies

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Comment by John Berens on February 17, 2009 at 1:06pm
Circumnavigate the Delmarva info
Comment by bobbi on February 8, 2009 at 1:23pm
I was just outside watering my lawn....yes! in February! It sure would be a great day to go sailing! Did anyone go sailing on the bay this weekend?
Comment by PCarrico on January 1, 2009 at 10:19pm
Happy New Year Chesapeake & Potomac Sailors.
Everybody must be busy... This is a very quiet group.
We're going skiing tomorrow at SkiWhitetail.
Anybody here ski or snowboard?
Comment by PCarrico on December 22, 2008 at 10:51pm
Merry Christmas & Happy Channukah everyone!
I hope everyone is enjoying the spirit of the holidays.
All the best,
Comment by bobbi on August 27, 2008 at 9:27am
I live at the Southern end of the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA. I race out of Hampton YC on Wed nights and out of Old Point Comfort YC and Ft Monroe on Saturdays as crew. I spent several years working on cruising yachts all over the world....lets trade stories!
Comment by Tim on August 20, 2008 at 10:44am
Hi. Here in Takoma Park, MD, please - no anti-nuke zone jokes! I hear them a lot. Nice earnest guy looking to sail, crew on East Coast from Annapolis to Key West. Or the Caribbean if you;re going that way. I've not got a boat yet, unless you count my 14' kayak.

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Latest Activity

Mike Brown replied to Harry's discussion Finding and Preventing Problems in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Harry, thanks for sharing the info on your two problems and fixes. Fortunately I haven't seen the mainsail fuller issue. I have seen the shower sump problem though. On my boat pulling and reinserting the red/hot lead at the box under the sink…"
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, thanks for the update, glad all is well. As for lapping the gear box cones in such a short period of time I still have my doubts about it. Just remember not to fix something that isn't broke.  Mike"
Robert & Sandy replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Morning SeaKnots team, especially Mike. Well Liberte been has slipped, antifouled and polished and most importantly the Gori feathering three blade prop has been serviced. Surprise, surprise there was quite a bit of coral growth in the gearing, not…"
Nov 23
John Hanrahan posted a blog post

Beneteau 43 two cabin slip covers

We are taking out cat Genny to the Bahamas this year and I am fearful of the beautiful white leatherette salon cushions.  If anyone has had cushions made could you please give us a name of the maker.  We can make them ourselves if we had the dimensions but would be happy if there was a custom supplier.  The boat is in the Abacos and we are in Halifax so we can't go and measure.Many thanks, JohnSee More
Nov 23
James Taylor replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I looked at the Beneteau USA site under electrical and did not see the transfer switch on your boat in their images of factory installed equipment ( see below) so I'm assuming the transfer switch was installed as a part of the inverter…"
Nov 18
Edward Hart posted a status
"Stopped in Norfolk. New diesel running fine."
Nov 14
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43

B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise

Hello -Have a 2008 B43 hull 40 which I purchased second hand about a year ago. been very happy with the boat but have 1 annoying problem I would like to resolve. When switching on the inverter I have the following 2 potential issues:1) Voltage display is low, shows between 102-106 volts2) Humming noise coming from some sort of auto switch which is encased in a white plastic box behind the cabinet where the radios are mountedI only have the problem when the inverter is on, no issue with shore…See More
Nov 10
Edward Hart posted a status
"Hooligan is now back in the water with a new diesel and we are heading down the ICW from Annapolis to Jacksonville."
Nov 7

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