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Dave Skolnick's Groups (11)

  • 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,…

  • MassBaySailors Yahoo E-Group

    15 members Latest Activity: Jul 7, 2014 Mass Bay Sailing E-Group Open to ALL who want to share any topic RELATIVE to SAILING Sail Boats Gear Cruising Group Cruises Sail Travel Races…

  • In the Caribbean - 2009-10

    36 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Are you or will you be in the Caribbean this winter? Do you have advice on destinations or precautions? Want to meet up with fellow sailors that…

  • Potomac and Chesapeake Sailors

    28 members Latest Activity: Mar 23, 2011 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…

  • Catalina Owners: past, present, and future

    54 members Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2015 A place for those who love their Catalinas and want to share their wisdom or gather some.

  • Favorite Cruising Destination!

    24 members Latest Activity: Oct 22, 2011 What's your favorite cruising destination? Please include the following in your post: 1)Cruising Area-North/So Amer, So Pac, Eastern Med, etc.…

  • Zen and the art of sailboat maintenance

    66 members Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2016 Take the best option on sailboat maintenance. Do it yourself, with the help of others.

  • Crew Members

    88 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2015 This group is open to anybody who is currently working as crew, looking for crewing positions, or looking for crew members.

  • Sailing Singles

    170 members Latest Activity: Apr 15 Virtual Raft Up for sailing singles to keep in touch & to share experiences, thoughts & ideas

  • Chefs at Sea

    108 members Latest Activity: May 20, 2016 While you may not be considered a chef in your kitchen, at sea in your galley you are. Join this group and share your stories and recipes from the…

  • Chesapeake Sailors

    56 members Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2013 Interested in sailing the Chesapeake Bay

Latest Activity

James Taylor replied to Chris's discussion Battery Charger in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"All great advice! Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch position (flood,gel,agm)? Our Dekka agm's ( 396ah house and 98ah engine) gave us over 7 1/2 years of usage before replacement. The batteries were still…"
1 hour ago
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Teak seat metal protrusions in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, I have not seen anything like that on my or others 40/43s. I don't understand why they would even do such a thing considering there's no other material they could drive a brad into. Grinding the tops off flush sounds like the right…"
2 hours ago
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Anchor upgrade in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Peter, I've also lost the scupper covers. I installed rubber pipe insulation over each side of the bridle and it works well in keeping the bridle from rubbing on the covers. . They'll need to be replaced periodically as they'll get…"
2 hours ago
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.      "
7 hours 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."
7 hours 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…"
9 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…"
10 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…"
11 hours ago
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