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Sailor
Homeport:
Winthrop Mass YC
About Me:
Professional & Recreational Sailor
Current location:
Boston
Destinations visited:
Mass. coast to South Carolina coast & everywhere in-between. Fla's West coast & Fla. Keys, BVI's too. USCG Captain & PADI Cert Scuba Diver.
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Meet other sailors, travel, explore, learn & teach!

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At 10:01pm on December 23, 2010, Sherry gave Captain Bill Scanlon a gift
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At 4:43pm on August 4, 2010, Silver girl said…
Hi, thanks for welcoming me to SeaKnots.... I'm vacationing at friends lake cabin, so sorry it's way too hot to sail with heat index over 100... I did catch my first catfish & have seen some amazing sunsets... may be crewing this saturday in Snipes and sailing a Laser tuesday if the wind god's good to us here on Lake Allatoona
At 3:37pm on January 1, 2010, LOLA said…
Thanks for posting the first photo in Jan Contest...I hope you will vote in the Dec contest...pick 3 in order

Good luck
At 9:48am on August 8, 2009, Dalton Williams said…
A beautiful Saturday morniing here in Newport, RI. I hope everyone has a great weekend! I am going to listne to some Jazz at the Jazz Festival and do some boat work installin some new equipment.

Last weekend here was the Newport Folk Festival and I got to see Pete Seegart (of Peter Paul & Mary), Judy Collins and Joan Biaez! What a great treat all while sitting in Quietly's cockpit anchored just off the stage. What a weekend!!!
At 6:47pm on May 17, 2009, Terri said…
Hi Bill, I'm in contact with Ira. He thinks he met the couple on Compass Rose he Nassau and had his dismasting accident same nite in St. Augustine. Can u contact me and I'll give him message. Not sure of how much access he has with computer. I told him to try and contact Ahmet earlier today before I saw your posting. Told him couple still in St. Augustine. Thank you! Terri
At 7:22am on April 13, 2009, Terri said…
Love Dire St. too, not all songs listed on Playlist site. I can't hear my own music here, have to reinstall Flash whatever. Did you know u are on Seaknots "chat" now...look at bottom of your screen on right...icon green/red....in case u don't want to be on...lol...i've been talking to you this morning..u not answering.. :-)
At 7:18am on April 13, 2009, Terri said…
Thanks Bill, Told her about Pearson Owner's site. She found the boat...how would one find a surveyor for out of country? Broker for this boat has a 617 area code..Boston somewhere..
At 6:38am on April 13, 2009, Terri said…
Hi Bill, You're a guy in the "know" about such things. Suky interested in a Pearson 323 (in the Dominican Republic), you know anyone with one? She'd like to sail one, between here and Chesapeake Bay. Any sites she should be looking at for info on one? Thanks, Terri
At 11:28pm on January 30, 2009, John said…
Cptn. Bill,
What did you think of Marrero's Mansion? I've checked it out on the internet and it looks like a nice place to stay. Last time in Key West we stayed at the Key Lime Inn.
At 12:22am on December 4, 2008, Tim said…
Hi Bill, hope you and Andrea had a great Thanksgiving. How's the weather up there? (grin). Did you sell your boat or did you decide to keep it?
 
 
 

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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
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Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Jo replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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