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Jun 15
john simpson posted a status
"Just a little inspiration.....beating up Georgia Strait."
Feb 4
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Jan 28
john simpson and S/V Compadre are now friends
Jan 28
john simpson commented on S/V Compadre's group Cascade Owners Unite
"I'm in Tacoma, WA and could be interested, if you are planning some kind of rendezvous.  We were in SE Alaska this past year and are planning to go again this April, returning late August or, perhaps, leaving the boat there for the winter."
Jan 28
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Jan 22
Brandon left a comment for john simpson
"Great! Thank you for your in-put! I will check it out! "
Feb 26, 2018
john simpson left a comment for Brandon
"Brandon, Cascade Yachts was bought by an outfit in Astoria, OR. I forget their name but you can find them thru a Google search. They may have the records from the Cascade Yachts files. Have fun with your 36. They're a great boat. "
Feb 26, 2018
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Dec 13, 2017
john simpson replied to Julian Lakin's discussion Beneteau taking on water
"Just had a similar experience, in my Cascade 36 going to Hawaii. I lay up in the for-peak, for about a half hour, and noticed that when the boat plunged into a wave, at certain angles, water would come in thru the anchor locker drain. When the boat…"
Oct 16, 2015
john simpson commented on S/V Compadre's group Cascade Owners Unite
"I need some advice on the chain plates of my Cascade 36. They are the type which were embedded in the fiberglass hull roving. I have been pretty diligent about keeping them properly caulked, so that salt water would not migrate down there and cause…"
Oct 16, 2015
john simpson commented on S/V Compadre's group Cascade Owners Unite
"hawaii%20sailing%20002.JPG Tracker%20Round%20Trip%202015.PNG   For anyone contemplating an ocean crossing with a Cascade 36, just wanted to share two items I incorporated, that were really useful on a recent round trip to Hawaii. I…"
Oct 10, 2015
john simpson commented on S/V Compadre's group Cascade Owners Unite
"Thomas: Maybe you've already done this project. Here's how I handled the same issue on my ol' 36, Koru.  Grind the surfaces, with 36 grit, about 4 inches back from the center of the joint. (angle grinder is quick, but messy). Cut…"
Apr 13, 2015
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Cascade Owners Unite

This is a group for Cascade Yachts (Yacht Constructors Inc.) owners and fans. Based in Portland, OR, they build the Chinook & Cascade sailboats lines.See More
Apr 13, 2015
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Apr 8, 2014
john simpson is now a member of SeaKnots
Apr 8, 2014

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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Tacoma, WA
About Me:
USCG 50 T master.
ASA Sailing instructor
Cascade 36 owner
Retired, but 6 month per year cruiser, in the Pacific NW
Current location:
Tacoma, WA
Destinations visited:
Puget Sound, Vancouver ISland, Gulf Is., Nth BC Coast, BVI

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At 7:14pm on February 26, 2018, Brandon said…

Great! Thank you for your in-put! I will check it out! 

 
 
 

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GaryG added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B 40. Jib furler line

i would like to replace the jib furling line on my B40.  I believe the diameter is 5/16” but do not know the length. Does anyone have this info.?See More
Jul 3
James Taylor replied to Jem's discussion Hydraulic steering ram in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"we had this same hydraulic drive on our 2008 B43. I agree with Jeff Shukis. This is a really nice hydraulic drive. It was extremely reliable and of sturdy construction. Well worth repairing if possible."
Jun 26
Klaas Nijhuis commented on Bradley A Destache's group ISLANDER FREEPORT 41 OWNERS
"Can anyone tell me if this is normal?  Pre-purchase survey indicated: "The aft lower shroud chain plates for the main mast are not installed with the same orientation on the vessel. The starboard side chain plate is installed in a side to…"
Jun 26
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ISLANDER FREEPORT 41 OWNERS

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Jun 26
John Hanrahan replied to Jem's discussion Hydraulic steering ram in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Dave you can get the gasket repair kit from PYI in Washington at the website…"
Jun 25
Jeff Shukis replied to Jem's discussion Hydraulic steering ram in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Yes, It's an L&S (Lecomble and Schmitt) 40 ST.…"
Jun 25
Jem added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Hydraulic steering ram

Dave Shore asksDoes anyone know the manufacturer of the hydraulic auto helm installed on some B43's? The piston on mine has a leak on the bottom where the mounting pole sits. Looks like the packing or o-ring fell apart.My French built 2007 Oceanis 40 has a type 2 linear drive contact isThierry ETCHETO Responsable Vente France +33 (0) 559 562 646+33 (0) 682 828 050+33 (0) 559 569 571commercial2@ls-france.comLECOMBLE & SCHMITT SAS - BP N° 2 - 156 route de Briscous - 64240 Urt - France…See More
Jun 25
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"hay you  still alive and sailing????  miss our   chats.. have a great summer"
Jun 25
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