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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

Arne Opperud replied to sam's discussion Teak seat metal protrusions in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I have used Boracol treatment once or twice a year. Keeps the black spots away, maintaining a grey patina.      "
1 hour ago
Arne Opperud replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I have used mid tan shoe polish, cream type. Worked well."
1 hour ago
sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Yep, I too have snapped a couple of the clam shell drain covers off. I have a couple of spares, but may or may not replace this time. The slack didn't seem to be the ultimate cause. Seems that wind/tide shifts and wake surge would cause the…"
3 hours ago
Peter Obetz replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, we are the essentially the same.  Using the same mantus bridle as you.  Quick question to you and any others using a bridle.  We had the bridle rubbing the sides of the bow in a recent storm and it ended up snapping off the…"
5 hours ago
sam replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"On Longhawk we use a Rocna 20KG. I changed out the chain gypsy when new to one that handles 5/16 high Test chain. Then I went with 175 ft of 5/16 HT chain tailed with 200 ft of three strand.(overkill, but I had the rode as supplied new). For a short…"
5 hours ago
sam replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"My wheel leather is shot. Not only do I have spots of eroded / worn areas but the stitching is now going also. Instead of trying to salvage the Cordavan/ Buckskin or whatever color they call it, I plan on stitching up some new elk leather grey…"
5 hours ago
sam replied to Chris's discussion Battery Charger in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Chis, I have a 2008 B43 with what I expect is the same charger. Its a Xantrex 40 Amp. It does "run" a lot. As Mike responded. the fan is often on. Mine has done this  since essentially day one, cycling often.I have 660 amp hours of…"
5 hours ago
sam added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Teak seat metal protrusions

All knowing list....I have a new question.My boat is 9 years old now, and the teak seats are beginning to have metal "brads" sticking up out of the teak. My teak has weathered, as I am of the  natural teak camp, not varnishing or oiling heavily. Has anyone else seen this? Did Beneteau use brads of some sort along with the mastic? I plan on taking a small grinding bit on my dremel tool and touching each one until they are no longer standing proud, then do a little light sanding. Thoughts and…See More
5 hours ago
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