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Sailing to the Dry Tortugas

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Smith Jan 22. 1 Reply

Perkins M20 Manifold

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary B Oct 25, 2013. 2 Replies

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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
West Palm Beach
About Me:
I began sailing in 1981 on a Hobie 16. My son and I now sail a 27' Catalina (Kristibel) mainly on the ICW in Melbourne.
Current location:
Melbourne ICW (Latitude: 28.21 / Longitude: -80.61)
Destinations visited:
San Diego, CA; Chesapeake Bay, MD; Isla Tortuga, Costa Rica; Dry Tortugas; Salinas, Ecuador; ICW (West Palm Beach to Jax); St. Johns river (Jax to Sanford)
Looking to:
Meet sailing enthusiasts who are interested in local and extended Caribbean sailing

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At 6:21pm on January 27, 2009, Manolo said…
Hi Terri,

Great to hear back from you. It's never too cold to sail (so the saying goes)! Last week was a bit cool and knowing it will eventually warm up I am waiting until Thursday to sail again. Aren't you scheduled for another island cruise sometime soon? I am jelous! If ever in Florida, let me know and we'll go sailing.

Cheers,

Manolo
At 1:39pm on January 2, 2009, Robin said…
Happy 2009 to you as well, in sunny and warm Florida
Robin

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Centering Clamp on a jib furling system

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 6:43pm 0 Comments

Can anyone share any tips on how best to install a centering clamp on a jib furling system? Thanks!

 
 
 

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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
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"Larry, that's two of us that wishes you had posted your fix sooner. I just paid over $300 for a new tach, and that was at wholesale cost. I sent a note to James Taylor telling him about your LCD screen fix. Hopefully it works for him as…"
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Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Should have posted my fix earlier. I had the same problem with the tach on my 323 before I bought the 43. I was able to get the hour meter to work on the 323 by following the processes out on the web about cleaning the silicon & the ribbon…"
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Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After trying all the fixes I finally bit the bullet and replaced the entire tach unit. Other than needing to adjust the tachometer for correct engine speed it was an easy repair.  Mike"
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Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Jo, I read the referred to fixes in the other forums and it was strange what people said. For me it looks like a bad contact in the connector as you say. I wrote my experience above (2015) and I must say that came to the previous state that…"
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