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Charlotte Wiggs's Groups (6)

  • Library

    30 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 Offer a brief synopsis along with the title and author (also include copr date if relevant) of your most recommended reads (fic and non-fic).

  • Zen and the art of sailboat maintenance

    66 members Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2014 Take the best option on sailboat maintenance. Do it yourself, with the help of others.

  • 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…

  • FEMALE BOAT OWNERS AND SAILORS

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2013 THIS IS A GROUP FOR US GALS, TO SHARE IN THE JOYS OF SAILING...AND THE NOT SO JOYS....POST PICTURES...SHARE TIPS...WELCOME

  • Florida Sailors

    107 members Latest Activity: Dec 10, 2014 a gathering place for sailors in the best sailing state in the nation.

  • Chefs at Sea

    107 members Latest Activity: Jun 9, 2014 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…

Latest Activity

John Walsh is now a member of SeaKnots
10 hours ago
Bruce Bogdanoff replied to sam's discussion water in sump near shaft packing gland in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"My hose clamps also needed tightening last year after I overheated the engine after an impeller failure. I assumed it was because the hose expanded or the clamp was not tightened properly when the boat was built. Final-Lee Ben. 40, hull 182"
Tuesday
sam added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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water in sump near shaft packing gland

I recently found water in the sump aft of the engine under the packing gland. Of course my first suspicion was the Volvo gland, but turns out that the water was coming from the entry to the water lift muffler. Tightening both hose clamps stopped the leak. I had never checked those clamps before as they were a bit out of the way, but I suggest that its worth the effort. I found that the aft wood partition on the engine compartment was easy to remove / replace and enhanced access. Took the…See More
Monday
Marlene Anne Sassaman posted a blog post

Sailing on . . .

Metaphorically I am sailing on. My life has taken a turn down a new road.  To encompass all that is going on Sea Knots might be limiting. Then again, the transition to sassea.blogspot.com is like sailing upwind against a current. It is as confusing as learning to sail. You might remember those days. Learning the foibles of a foreign language. Multiple meaning words like tack and phrases like 'fall off' were a bit mind boggling.Perhaps there is a closer resemblance to transiting from Sea Knots…See More
Jan 23
Terri left a comment for Steve Knight
"Hi, don't think i ever saw it? Don't use Messenger.. might have years ago? U know me and computers !! Happy New Year to you ! Terri"
Jan 19
Steve Knight left a comment for Terri
"Ahoy Terri, Hope all's well with you so far in this new year, 2015.  I might start checking SK's a little more regularly now that some of the 'usual suspects' are checking in again.  Sent you a hello on Yahoo Messenger…"
Jan 19
Frank Specht liked CAN DRAC's group Beneteau 40 & 43
Jan 19
Ken Evans updated their profile
Jan 18
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