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…"
"Marina is in Coconut Grove, B43 is on a mooring at Dinner Key Mooring Field in Biscayne Bay. I apologize for the confusion..
Coconut Grove is one of the communities of Miami.
Those Lifelines are the best, in my humble opiniion. They could last 10…"
Tired of keeping two sets of days, I soul searched and logically concluded that I began solo sailing the day I left the dock on DuPont Island. That was January 15, 2014, fifty days ago. To commemorate the occasion I changed the fuel filter.All by myself, after hearing many renditions of how it is to be done, what tools I would need and one echoing reminder. "Mechanical work is not rocket science. It is about turning nuts and bolts, and being smarter than them." I organized the specially…See More