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SEAS Bergen

We sail on the Hudson River and Greenwood Lake

Most of our members come from Bergen and Rockland County

WE have a new website

https://www.seasbergen.org/

www.sailseas.com

Added by Jim Malone on April 26, 2021 at 12:58pm — 1 Comment

Cascade 29 Tidal Grid haulout

Has anyone put a Cascade 29 or any other length Cascade on a Tidal Grid?

Added by Harry E on December 2, 2019 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Dorian heads up the Eastern US coast

Here are some pics of the devastation in the Bahamas:  https://www.axios.com/dorian-photos-of-bahamas-destruction-1dc7233d-ab09-4b39-a9f1-c39ed04a5f6a.html

Given that their main attraction is tourism, it is going to take a lot of time and money for them to recover.  If they ever do. 

At least social media is helping people to search for family and…

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Added by Charlotte Radford on September 6, 2019 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Waiting for a turtle!

Waiting for a hurricane in Florida is, as the FB meme I saw yesterday said, like waiting for a turtle to stalk you.  Everyone is aware of it, and in daily encounters people are generally nice overall, and wishing the best for everyone.  Now everyone's final comment as you leave them, instead of "Have a nice day" is "Stay safe".

The lines on the boat are tied and we are ready for some winds.  Some people in our marina are really waiting until the last minute.  One boat has a…

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Added by Charlotte Radford on August 31, 2019 at 10:09am — No Comments

And....here comes Hurricane Dorian!

Yeah, yeah, yeah.  Haven't blogged in a while, but with a hurricane in sight, my writer's block has disappeared somewhat.

Hurricane Dorian has Florida in her sights, specifically the east coast of Florida (as everyone knows who isn't on Gilligan's Island).  August and September are normally the most active times, so at least she has her timing down.

Since the governor has declared a state of emergency, everyone is buying tons of water.  Cases and cases of it. …

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Added by Charlotte Radford on August 29, 2019 at 2:42pm — No Comments

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Kerim N replied to Randy Brown's discussion Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Randy, New to the group, going through the posts, I have come upon this thread.  I was considering tinting my windows of my Beneteau 43 with a darker tint, but I really like your idea.  So I will copy with…"
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Beneteau 40 & 43

A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
Jan 6
Kerim N is now a member of SeaKnots
Jan 5
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry good luck. And remember to use the KISS Method when troubleshooting. Keep It Simple Stupid haha. It’s an old and basic concept that dictates you always do the easiest and obvious stuff first. Then if it doesn’t fix it get more…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks Mike, good advice which I will follow."
Dec 23, 2021
Mike Brown replied to Larry Witty's discussion B43 Windlass Drainage in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like you need to give that windlass some TLC. I used to clean and apply a light coating of grease to all the surfaces in and under the gypsy. It remained smooth over a 10 year period. Five of those years were spent cruising full time on the…"
Dec 23, 2021
Larry Witty added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 Windlass Drainage

Doing some maintenance on my B43 Quick Antares windlass this year. After removing the windlass, I knew instantly that I should have been doing this at least ever other year.  The windlass was preforming weak and slow with a noise which made me think the motor brushes or a bearing was going out, thus the reason for removing it.What I found upon removal was a tremendous amount of salt and sand on the top part of the gearbox, literally packed in. Upon cleaning everything up, luckily all bearings…See More
Dec 23, 2021
James Taylor replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion DOLPHN 40 AMP BATTERY CHARGER in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Happy Holidays to you and yours. Happy to hear its working properly."
Dec 17, 2021
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