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Profile Type:
Vessel
Homeport:
New York Harbor
About Me:
Beneteau 43 skippered by SeaKnots founders Andrea and Franc
Contact: CanDrac@Sailforwater.com
Current location:
Barcelona, Spain
Destinations visited:
Delaware river, Delaware Bay, Jersey shore, New York Harbor, Long Island Sound, Hampton VA, ICW, Beaufort SC, Florida, Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, St Barts, Antigua, Barbuda, St Martin, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Azores, Portugal, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Balearics, Spain.
Looking to:
Cruise in the summer in the Med with new crew member baby Julia on board!

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YOU BUILT THIS WELL

Posted on December 24, 2011 at 9:30am 4 Comments

It's been just two years since we completed our transatlantic trip for charity and at last we can show you the final result. This is a picture of the of the well that was built in Malawi, Africa with your funds. YOU BUILT THIS WELL by supporting Sail For Water with your donations, your messages and your…

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Mile 10,000 on our passage to Barcelona

Posted on October 26, 2009 at 8:30am 4 Comments



It was as if the weather was trying to tell us something. After days of rain and gusty winds in Mallorca we started to listen. We figured it was time to move on so we decided to aim our bow towards Barcelona.



Our last stop in the Balearics was our favorite port: Andratx where we met Terry, a local diver that lives on a cat and owns a few mooring balls.





He was kind enough to… Continue

Mallorca in September weather

Posted on September 24, 2009 at 11:00am 5 Comments



So far, passages in the Med have all been quite pleasant. Going from Sardinia to the Balearics was no exception. This time, we even had the opportunity to “buddy sail” with another boat going in the same direction.





Norbert’s “Mandula” is on its way to the starting line of the ARC, the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers that takes over 200 yachts from the Canaries to the Caribbean in November.… Continue

Between Italy and France: the Straits of Bonifacio

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 3:00am 3 Comments

There are certain things we take for granted on Can Drac. The fridge is one of them. We figured that out when a defrosting session went wrong. You see, when you use sharp knives to chip away at the ice forming around the freezer plates you run the risk of breaking something. So that’s what happened to us. Of course, nothing breaks during business hours when you are at a marina next to an expert that can fix it before your beer goes cold. For us, it… Continue

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At 3:41pm on January 15, 2013, Steve Knight said…

Trying to change my password because I can't remember my old one.  The program won't let me change it unless I provide the old password.  Can you help?  Thanks!

At 11:35pm on December 19, 2011, ___/)ances With Sails said…

At 12:05pm on November 28, 2011, LOLA said…

Thanks Franc,

 

 

At 7:51am on November 28, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…

Thanks for that ....will check out fees etc ...Safe sailing!

At 4:41pm on November 27, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…

Hi ....can you recommend any marinas east or west of Faro in Portugal? Would be thinking of a long term stay ...and Faro is a very handy airport for me to fly into ....thanks

At 5:42pm on August 25, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…
Do you have air conditioning on your boat ....was 32 degrees celcius in June when I was in Alicante ....too hot ...my friends just back from Alicante last week and said it was 37degrees! Most uncomfortable in a marina ..is it any better anchored off? Want to bring my boat over to the Costa Brava in 2 years time but have to figure out how to keep cool and how to keep the mosquitoes at bay! All advice welcome!
At 5:01pm on June 27, 2011, Pere Roca Trias said…
Gràcies! Encara no he pogut veure massa de seaknots, però sembla interessant. Quina utilitat hi trobes?
At 4:36pm on September 7, 2010, DRAC VERD said…
Hi, I was told about a pic being in Latts & Atts but have not received the mag yet. I will post the pics that I have.
At 7:18am on August 6, 2010, Michael Boyle said…
Hi
Thanks for welcome. Will have some photos soon. Trying to get steering wheel locks. Beneteau stopped fitting 6 months ago. Goiot make steering---which there is excessive play in port wheel--on the list--and refuse to reply to email. Assume they are holiday like rest of France.
regards
Michael
At 12:23am on June 12, 2010, YACHTASEA said…
It is Friday night, June 11th, & we are thinking about you! We are wondering where you are? We are sailing as a fleet into the New York Harbor to your home port tomorrow morning & we are wishing that you were going to be there! ; ) xox
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Andy James replied to Paul Streicher's discussion Beneteau 40 asymmetrical spinnaker tack attachment in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I really like your solution, I know this post is old but if you have any other pictures that you could post of the top section I'd really like to copy and install on my 2011 B40 Cheers Andy"
Apr 20
Dave Shore replied to Dave Shore's discussion Bilge pump fuse B43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Update - From the schematic I know it is a 15 amp fuse, on wire 14, which I believe relates to CB or fuse 14 as well. Still searching...."
Apr 18
Dave Shore added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Bilge pump fuse B43

Uncovered the boat yesterday, getting her ready to go, while checking things out I noticed that the Rule bilge pump was inop. Checked with the meter and no power. Can someone please tell me where the fuse for this pump is??Thanks DaveSee More
Apr 17
Michael Cioffi replied to Michael Cioffi's discussion Anchor motor in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Never thought of that. the remote looks like the day it was installed. I check that out.  thanks Dave"
Apr 13
Dave Shore replied to Michael Cioffi's discussion Anchor motor in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike, I had the same issue last season, it ended up being the micro switches in the remote. Tried to find a replacement switch to no avail. Check the switch with a meter to see if they are ok. If they are bad, give the windlass manufacturer a call,…"
Apr 12
Michael Cioffi replied to Michael Cioffi's discussion Anchor motor in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Love you mike You are the best at this.  Im going to check it out thanks"
Apr 12
Mike Brown replied to Michael Cioffi's discussion Anchor motor in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike I assume it won't go down. There's a small green relay mounted on the engine just behind the alternator. Usually they fail so the windlass will either raise or drop the anchor. It's possible that it could cause it to quit working…"
Apr 12
Mike Brown replied to Mike Brown's discussion Shower Sump Back Flushing in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks guys and yes there is a check valve on the discharge side of the pump.Forgot there was one there. I'll check that valve and let you know what I find. Mike"
Apr 12
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