I am now in the process of changing for adjustable backstays.
I am reluctant to go for inverses Y setup since it will interfere with the bimini that we use a lot in the med.
Would you have pictures of your adjustable backstay.
Hello,The diesel tank on a 3 cabin B43 is made by rotomold to the shape of the hull under the port bunk bed.We all know the unreliability of the VDO OEM fuel gauge. I have found an NMEA 2000 compatible sender made by Offshore UK. They can calibrate the sender to have a reading in volume of diesel left.For that I need the drawing of the tank that doesn't have a simple shape but a complex "pie shape".The tank was made in France by BONAR PLASTICS that has been sold to an other company SNYDER…See More
Hello,Has anyone adapted an adjustable backstay to a B40/B43 ?We have slab reefing with fullbatten main and furling Hydranet genoa.The rigger proposes an inverted "Y" system.Thank you for your experience and advices. Pictures would be great help.Fair winds.DenisSee More
We were going to fit one of these to our 43 (2 cabin), I took the sea water pump out as it seemed to catch everyone;s feet at some point or another and removed the seacock and use the hole for a keel cooler for the freezer conversion. This left…"
Happy New Year and fair winds.Winter is a good time to install some in cabin items.Did anyone fit a Seagull IV fresh water filter from General Ecology ?I have a hard time finding the best spot to have the filter exchange easy and not taking to much space; This is on a B43 3 cabin with port linear Galley.I was thinking Under the sink or in the rear of the small cupboard forward.Any suggestions would be welcome. Pictures are even better.Thank youDenis…See More
"Hello Frank &Donna,
Happy New Year and fair winds.
Winter is a good time to install some in cabin items.Did you fit a Seagull fresh water filter from General Ecology ?
I have a hard time finding the best spot to have the filter exchange…"
"We use a product called TeakGuard from AllGuard on all of the teak on our B40.
It's water based. Goes not easy. 3 coats at the beginning of the season and we're done.
It was an adventurous, albeit cultural experience as my friend Linda Rincones and I drove from Punta Cana to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Initially we traveled west toward Boca Chico where we approached our first fork in the road. Confidentially we chose the wrong prong. After a ten kilometer cruise we took a gander through a neighborhood which luckily led us back to the correct prong. A few hours later we approached three more forks. We took each one in stride appreciating our…See More
Hola,Who was the first to coin the phrase, "It's not the place, it's the people?" i don't know. maybe someone will take the time to research the author. not me, not today, Afterall i am surrounded by a wonderful family of brothers, their wives and my best friend while embracing this province.See More
"Hi Gary, honestly I haven't tried purchasing it since I bought my 2 quarts. I'm only half way into the first quart after 2 years. Of course I store it properly (or so I think) so I'm hoping to have enough for another 3-4…"