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Moving on

I've joined the dark side, sold the boat and bought a Catana 43.. yes a catamaran !! I have really appreciated the information sharing here on Seaknots and thank you all. The new owner Graham is enjoying the boat and may well sign in soon. Good luck and fair winds GavinSee More
Feb 10, 2014
Gavin White commented on Mike Brown's photo
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Dinghy Davits

"Hi Mike Thanks for that. Strengthening in behind the gas locker must have been a challenge.  Is there also a leg that goes all the way down to the bottom step or is that part of a crane or something for your outboard?  Solar is something I…"
Nov 3, 2013
Gavin White replied to Mike Brown's discussion Dinghy Davits in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Mike I see you haven't had much uptake on this and I haven't got any words of wisdom either.  I am interested however in how you got on.  Kato is not a brand we have here and I would be keen to know how the fit went and which…"
Oct 30, 2013
Gavin White and Robert & Sandy are now friends
Oct 24, 2013
Gavin White replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion FRESH WATER PUMP AERATION in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi  There are a few discussions on the site that might assist you, see "Quality Control" issues and "Aft Tank Leak.  You may also want to check the seal on the third tank (spare) plug in adjacent to the pump and both live…"
Oct 22, 2013
Gavin White liked CAN DRAC's group Beneteau 40 & 43
Jul 22, 2012
Gavin White replied to sam's discussion freezer insulation modification in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Greetings I ended up using closed cell foam on the front and sides of the box that I could get to and then drilled 2 holes, one under the chart table and one behind the oven in order to pump foam into the void.  This seems to have made things…"
Apr 3, 2012
Gavin White replied to foster's discussion poor quality brass seacocks in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi  I am starting to think it may be related to Electrolytic activity. My boat came with only one anode on the shaft to protect the prop.  An inspection of that reveals that it is working.   I would be interested to know what others…"
Nov 9, 2011
Gavin White replied to foster's discussion poor quality brass seacocks in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Greetings  I checked my raw water intake this weekend and got quite a shock. See below  The boat is in the water 12 months of the year, launched December 2008.  I am seeking comment from the local dealer. Gavin"
Nov 7, 2011
Gavin White replied to TJ Morrissey's discussion 2010 Beneteau 40 Windshield and Cabin Window Problems in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi TJ I had the bedding compound around the overhead windows on my 2009 boat (French) replaced under warranty, it was showing a few holes and bubbles.   A friend with a 54 had cracks in the window like you have, and again the windows were…"
Sep 20, 2011
Gavin White replied to sam's discussion B43 rig tuning in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Sam I had a rigger look over my rig at the end of last season (year 3) and one thing he picked up was that, in his opinion the spreaders weren't sufficiently prevented from moving up and down as rig tension changed.  He also wasn't…"
Aug 10, 2011
Gavin White replied to sam's discussion prop selection in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"HI We put an Auto Stream on our 43 and I am happy with it.  Looking quickly at the review, which is great by the way, it comes out pretty well.  Anyone who I have talked to with a Gori, raves about the overdrive function.  The lower…"
Jun 3, 2011
Gavin White replied to Alan's discussion Help finding a small leak in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Greetings I found a gap in the joint sealant between the deck and the hull on my boat in the aft quarter, so it might be worth having a close inspection of this detail on your boat. Regards Gavin"
Apr 3, 2011
Gavin White added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Beneteau Regatta NZ

We have just had the annual Beneteau Regatta here in NZ. So I thought I would give a heads up.The race format was Mark Foy and about 15 boats lined up.  We gave 10 minute to 3, 40's and had 5 minutes on three 473's.  Some older cruiser 443's were off with us  The Firsts were basically handicapped out of it 30 minutes behind us. Unfortunately there were no 46's or other 43's to square off against.The course was approximately 15nm comprising a run, a long reach, a short beat then a tight lead and…See More
Feb 14, 2011
Gavin White replied to Serkanta's discussion Sail area of Oc 43 ? 91 m2 or 82.5 m2 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Maybe its the difference between "in mast" and conventional?"
Feb 14, 2011
Gavin White replied to Luis Vieira de Sá's discussion DMS30 Sounder in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Luis Sorry about the delay in getting back to you.  My new sender is about 300mm in front of the two existing ones and slightly inboard.  Hope this helps.   Regards   Gavin "
Feb 4, 2011

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Sailor
Homeport:
Westhaven Auckland
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Owner of Beneteau 43
Current location:
New Zealand
Destinations visited:
coastal cruising NZ

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Dave Shore replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks Mike. I will give it a try"
May 17
Mike Brown replied to Dave Shore's discussion B43 wheel leather in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I use cordovan shoe polish on mine and it's a pretty close match."
May 17
Dave Shore added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 wheel leather

Does anyone know what the actual color of the wheel covering is? Mine needs a little T&C, some leather dye, not sure if its dark red or something else? Want to match it first try.ThanksSee More
May 17
Luis Vieira de Sá replied to sam's discussion fuel gauge accuracy in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello, It was almost 6 years that I participated in the discussions about water and fuel level indicators in this forum. Only this winter I had a go on it. In particular I made the following: a) installed 10-180 ohms sensors in the 2 water tanks b)…"
May 16
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam, wow that's some serious blockage. Like James we too flush with fresh water. And like James haven't had any issues with hose blockage (that we know of) or odor. Actually we find our biggest source of odor in the heads come from the…"
May 10
James Taylor replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for reply. Salt water + urine = calcification along with dead seacritter buildup/blockage equates to blocked pipes! Even though our B43 has never flushed seawater I maintained original equipment in place but totally disconnected (thru hull…"
May 10
sam replied to sam's discussion Head Hose changeout in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"James, we use saltwater when offshore. Otherwise we use a freshwater flush. The design is such that whatever is in the line sits between the top of the holding tank and the joker valve. Over time, stuff builds up. Amazed at what a human can produce!…"
May 9
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