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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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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Engine Blower in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Wayne, my never ran. I discovered the issue when the fuse blew. I then foolishly bought a new fan and installed it only to have it sound like a helicopter in the cockpit. I cushioned it and tightened it to no avail. I finally disconnected it without…"
Aug 4
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Engine Blower in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for the info Mike. Now I need to verify it works. I know it gets extremely hot in the engine compartment after a while. "
Aug 4
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Engine Blower in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"The engine compartment exhaust blower is located on the port side behind the vent. You have to remove the propane locker to access it. To remove the propane locker you have to crawl into the rope locker below it and remove the hose that’s…"
Aug 4
Wayne added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Engine Blower

A moment ago I was reading on another forum about a blower motor not working on a Beneteau 361 and then it occurred to me that I've never seen the engine compartment blower on my B40. If anyone here knows would you please enlighten me on it's location?Thanks,WayneSee More
Aug 3
Mike Brown replied to Chris's discussion Declining Water Pressure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Chris that’s good news. The debris could have been from the tank when they cut opening for the hose fittings. Glad to hear you have it fixed. Mike"
Jul 10
Tevfik replied to Chris's discussion Declining Water Pressure in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Good job!! Thanks for sharing the experience "
Jul 10
GaryG liked GaryG's discussion Fresh water leak B40
Jul 9
Mike Brown replied to GaryG's discussion Fresh water leak B40 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"If I recall correctly #1 is the aft tank and #2 is forward. We had marked our valves with felt pen to help when switching tanks. I’d start with the forward tank since it appears the water is coming from that direction. Does it only…"
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