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  • Catalac Owners

    6 members Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2010 owners or wantabe Catalac Owners

  • Miami is nice when you're on a sailboat

    4 members Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2010 This is a place to meet local sailors interested in cruising to Elliott Key or local anchorages for fun on the water. Where are all the friendly…

  • Spot Tracker System

    8 members Latest Activity: May 12, 2013 To let others know your location.Just add your tracking number with your name in your post.

  • Horse Lovers

    6 members Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2013 any one that likes horses, and or likes to ride.

  • Everything Pirates

    32 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Pirate History, Myths, Facts, Lore and More! Bonus if your writing is in Pirate speak.

  • How to build a woodn Canoe

    3 members Latest Activity: Aug 20, 2010 Nach 15h arbeiten

  • Bluemapia

    2 members Latest Activity: Mar 7, 2014 Founded by sailors who wanted to share their experiences with the world, Bluemapia is a web-based open and free cruising guide and mobile platform,…

  • Kiwi Sailors

    6 members Latest Activity: Jan 9, 2010

  • Aussie sailors

    6 members Latest Activity: Dec 23, 2013

  • Poets Portal -A Beacon For Being

    6 members Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2011 Share your own authorings (preferred). Cultures from abroad, seeking to intertwine and offer a taste from the kettle of feeling. Here, savor your…

  • South Carolina Sailors

    7 members Latest Activity: Sep 1, 2012 General topics of interest to those in, around or dreaming of SC waters.

  • NJ Sailing Singles

    5 members Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2012 This is a group to help sailors meet and enjoy sailing in NJ

  • Friends of George Town, Bahamas

    25 members Latest Activity: Feb 26, 2013 Join if you spend your winters in George Town or have visited or waited for weather there. Remember the morning cruisers' net, the Chat n' Chill,…

  • PETS ON BOARD PHOTOS HERE

    33 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Post your loving companion(s)PHOTOS HERE AND ON TYPE PAGE TOO. See discussion for CATS See discussion for DOGS See discussion for OTHERS…

  • Digital-Arts

    15 members Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2012 Display, Discuss, get instruction on techniques. Get help with your digital camera, how to turn your photos into digital art. NO traditional…

  • Artwork digital, no analog please

    1 member Latest Activity: Sep 11, 2009

Latest Activity

Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Before you do that check all the steering hardware between the wheels and quadrant. There's a lot of hardware in the system that could induce friction causing a heavier feel to the wheel. I have a 2008 43 with well over 10K nautical miles on…"
Tuesday
Simo Makkonen replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I've been wondering, if I should do the same in my B40/2007. The rudder has become heavy (high fricton?) and the problem is not in the steering cylinder. Anyone had similar problem? Simo"
Tuesday
Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I'm a bit surprised you need to replace the bearings on an 2008. I've not heard of any issues other than early model 43s required a brace be installed at the quadrant. Actually the issue was discovered by Franc who happens to own and run…"
Tuesday
sail abroad added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings

Has anyone replaced the rudder bearings on a beneteau 40 2008/9? If someone has done this job could they please tell me what the part numbers are for both the bronze upper and lower bearing sleeves and also for the nylon thrust washers. The jefa? rudder shaft diameter is 60mm.I have !ooked on the beneteau spare parts website without success.Also I am trying to find the workshop notes for rep!acing the bearings as I know with the oceanis 411 the bottom bearing is glued (3M 5200) in but I don't…See More
Monday
sail abroad liked GaryG's discussion B40 jib upgrade
Monday
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion New B 40 owner. in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, welcome to the group. I think you'll find a wealth of information from all the members. And of course enjoy your B40, its a heck of a boat. Mike October Moon 2008 B43"
Sep 22
MAssimiliano replied to MAssimiliano's discussion foldng prop FOF on beneteau 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Michael, at the moment I prefer a Folding Prop due to better performance while sailing and also when "motoring". My gearbox has a ratio in forwarding of 2.36. don't worry... I'm not American....I'm Italian :-) "
Sep 22
Michael Boyle replied to MAssimiliano's discussion foldng prop FOF on beneteau 40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi, I have a Kiwi feathering prop on my Beneteau 43, 4JH5E engine. It looks small and blades are a funny shape but it works perfectly. They set the pitch depending on size of engine, will need to know gearbox ratios, and it has full pitch in reverse…"
Sep 22
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