Hi,At the end of last year the EOLI crossed the Atlantic from Spain to the Caribbean and seems to be she wants to stay here for one more year. Now I need to find a good place for her to stay during…Continue
Hi @ll,I got to this forum searching for ways to make a generator less noisy and found very good info. For sure I'll be asking some questions to the members but as a first step a thought I should…Continue
Hi,At the end of last year the EOLI crossed the Atlantic from Spain to the Caribbean and seems to be she wants to stay here for one more year. Now I need to find a good place for her to stay during the hurricane session. Any recommendation apart from the obvious places lake Trinidad and Granada? Any safe places to the north?Saludos.Rafa.See More
As you know I'm in the process of installing a furling Spi, so I'm very interested on this topic. Did the halyard broke because of the ring or because of the ufo (hope it is called that way :-)).
Another question: could it be…"
This year I've found my B43 2008 delamited as well:
But I think I know the cause. See how was the tunnel before cleanning:
Last year when I had the boat back from the dry dock the bow thruster had no propellers !!??? I installed the…"
In may case the water in the battery bilge came from the fresh water tank, due to a bad fit of the manhole cover.
I changed some weeks ago the joker valve and the problem with the head disappear (mine is a manual head).
"Thanks for the info James!
The link dosn't work as you say. I've set up an acount but "Oceanis 43 doesn't" exist, only Beneteau 43.
By the way where I have to look at to see the hull number?
"Living far from your boat has many problems, and one is that having something done takes a lot of time. Now I want to change the engine raw water seacock and need to order one, but I don't know its size and I won't be able to get to the…"
"All great advice!
Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch position (flood,gel,agm)?
Our Dekka agm's ( 396ah house and 98ah engine) gave us over 7 1/2 years of usage before replacement. The batteries were still…"
"Sam, I have not seen anything like that on my or others 40/43s. I don't understand why they would even do such a thing considering there's no other material they could drive a brad into. Grinding the tops off flush sounds like the right…"
"Peter, I've also lost the scupper covers. I installed rubber pipe insulation over each side of the bridle and it works well in keeping the bridle from rubbing on the covers. . They'll need to be replaced periodically as they'll get…"
"Yep, I too have snapped a couple of the clam shell drain covers off. I have a couple of spares, but may or may not replace this time. The slack didn't seem to be the ultimate cause. Seems that wind/tide shifts and wake surge would cause the…"
"Sam, we are the essentially the same. Using the same mantus bridle as you. Quick question to you and any others using a bridle. We had the bridle rubbing the sides of the bow in a recent storm and it ended up snapping off the…"
"On Longhawk we use a Rocna 20KG. I changed out the chain gypsy when new to one that handles 5/16 high Test chain. Then I went with 175 ft of 5/16 HT chain tailed with 200 ft of three strand.(overkill, but I had the rode as supplied new).
For a short…"