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Jan 5, 2011
Ed commented on michael's group Multihulls
"For those who aspire for a big multi but don't have the where-with-all or if you want to sail a fast, inexpensive multi: Near St Pete the 12th of September sign up for a Windrider Demo ride at Sail Honeymoon on the Dunedin Causeway. The…"
Aug 30, 2010
Ed commented on Ross in Tampa's group Florida Sailors
"If you are near St Pete around the 12th of September sign up for a Windrider Demo ride at Sail Honeymoon on the Dunedin Causeway. The Windrider Company wants people to sign up at I am not affiliated in any way with the…"
Aug 30, 2010
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Windrider 17 Demo Days the 12th of September in Dunedin

I rented a WR at Sail Honeymoon a couple of years ago and even in light air, 6kts or so, of wind it was a hoot to sail. They are having a Demo Day at SH on the Dunedin Causeway in Dunedin Fl the 12th of September. New owners etc., just sign up for a…
Aug 30, 2010
Ed and Capt'n Jacek are now friends
Aug 27, 2010
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Anchored stern to in Pelican Bay at Cayo Costa

"Simply the Best.. We can do this with our CS22, swing keel, as well."
Aug 27, 2010
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Retired USCG, High School English Teacher

We now have a Hunter 23.5 and a pair of Hobie Adventure Islands besides miscellaneous kayaks. I do miss my Sea Pearl Tri.
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Wesley Chapel

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We sold the Sea Pearl and bought a 93 Hunter 23.5 in September. It was a little odd going back to a monohull, but we seem to be getting there. Lots of sailing events planned, check my website at


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At 5:51am on July 16, 2008, Dave B said…
Welcome Ed, you probably won't get this message as you should be halfway down my place for the Keys trip.
At 10:02am on July 15, 2008, Ed said…
Hello Bill,

I teach at ZHS so I've got the summer off and Hudson isn't too far away. I'm packing up right now for 5 days in the Keys on my buddy Dave's Mac 26X - he posts on this board too. I'm looking forward to trying the X out, it's on my shortlist for next boat. I like my Tri but something bigger - not as big as yours, our club, WCTSS, is centered on trailer sailing - for those 1 - 2 week opportunities. My Tri is flat out fun but it is like tent camping: after the 3rd day you are ready to go home. Keep an eye on our club board and join us on one of our Caladesi or Ft Desoto Cruises, we always have a good time.

At 9:44am on July 15, 2008, Bill said…
Hello Ed, Small world we lived in Z-hills before moving to Hudson.

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Mike Brown replied to Harry's discussion Finding and Preventing Problems in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Harry, thanks for sharing the info on your two problems and fixes. Fortunately I haven't seen the mainsail fuller issue. I have seen the shower sump problem though. On my boat pulling and reinserting the red/hot lead at the box under the sink…"
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, thanks for the update, glad all is well. As for lapping the gear box cones in such a short period of time I still have my doubts about it. Just remember not to fix something that isn't broke.  Mike"
Robert & Sandy replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion YANMAR 4JH5E GEAR SELECTION PROBLEMS in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Morning SeaKnots team, especially Mike. Well Liberte been has slipped, antifouled and polished and most importantly the Gori feathering three blade prop has been serviced. Surprise, surprise there was quite a bit of coral growth in the gearing, not…"
Nov 23
John Hanrahan posted a blog post

Beneteau 43 two cabin slip covers

We are taking out cat Genny to the Bahamas this year and I am fearful of the beautiful white leatherette salon cushions.  If anyone has had cushions made could you please give us a name of the maker.  We can make them ourselves if we had the dimensions but would be happy if there was a custom supplier.  The boat is in the Abacos and we are in Halifax so we can't go and measure.Many thanks, JohnSee More
Nov 23
James Taylor replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I looked at the Beneteau USA site under electrical and did not see the transfer switch on your boat in their images of factory installed equipment ( see below) so I'm assuming the transfer switch was installed as a part of the inverter…"
Nov 18
Edward Hart posted a status
"Stopped in Norfolk. New diesel running fine."
Nov 14
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43

B43 Inverter Buzzing/humming noise

Hello -Have a 2008 B43 hull 40 which I purchased second hand about a year ago. been very happy with the boat but have 1 annoying problem I would like to resolve. When switching on the inverter I have the following 2 potential issues:1) Voltage display is low, shows between 102-106 volts2) Humming noise coming from some sort of auto switch which is encased in a white plastic box behind the cabinet where the radios are mountedI only have the problem when the inverter is on, no issue with shore…See More
Nov 10
Edward Hart posted a status
"Hooligan is now back in the water with a new diesel and we are heading down the ICW from Annapolis to Jacksonville."
Nov 7

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