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Zen and the art of sailboat maintenance

Take the best option on sailboat maintenance. Do it yourself, with the help of others.

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Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2016

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Mold Solutions?

Started by Donna. Last reply by Donna Aug 21, 2010. 9 Replies

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Comment by LOLA on January 4, 2016 at 11:15am
Comment by John on December 16, 2015 at 9:41pm

Some of us still monitor it.  Its a great group to learn things about old boats and how to maintain them.

Comment by h on December 16, 2015 at 12:16am

Lola,

It is if someone ask a question to the group.

Sorry. I have not been active at Seaknots. 

H

Comment by LOLA on December 15, 2015 at 9:18am

Is this group still available h ?

Comment by Mark (Voodoo Acrobat) on February 22, 2012 at 12:23am

Al, have you seen this link on making a dodger?  This fellow did a nice job.  

http://yogaandboatmaintenance.weebly.com/1/post/2010/5/diy-designin... 

Comment by Al Voisine on February 21, 2012 at 4:56pm

I need a dodger for my 27 ft ODay.  Is making one a realistic project?

Will eventually want to install a hard bimini also, so I can carry solar panels.

Comment by h on August 2, 2010 at 1:39am
Link to Maps Maps Everywhere group

http://seaknots.ning.com/group/mapsmapseverywhere

h
Comment by Terri on April 21, 2010 at 6:52am
Thanks H, will check out. How are you?? Working? Sailing too?? Hope all is well.
Comment by h on April 21, 2010 at 6:08am
Comment by Terri on April 12, 2010 at 3:46pm
Boat going in on Friday hopefully. Bottom painting & waxing/polish weds. What can I use on the deck ...is chaulky, needs protection. Have non-skid on most surfaces u walk on. Can u buff /polish.. do anything without the slip /break yer neck factor??? I want it shiny! LOL
 

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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
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B43 Windlass Drainage

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