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At 3:41pm on January 15, 2013, Steve Knight said…

Trying to change my password because I can't remember my old one.  The program won't let me change it unless I provide the old password.  Can you help?  Thanks!

At 11:35pm on December 19, 2011, ___/)ances With Sails said…

At 12:05pm on November 28, 2011, LOLA said…

Thanks Franc,

 

 

At 7:51am on November 28, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…

Thanks for that ....will check out fees etc ...Safe sailing!

At 4:41pm on November 27, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…

Hi ....can you recommend any marinas east or west of Faro in Portugal? Would be thinking of a long term stay ...and Faro is a very handy airport for me to fly into ....thanks

At 5:42pm on August 25, 2011, Kate O Donovan said…
Do you have air conditioning on your boat ....was 32 degrees celcius in June when I was in Alicante ....too hot ...my friends just back from Alicante last week and said it was 37degrees! Most uncomfortable in a marina ..is it any better anchored off? Want to bring my boat over to the Costa Brava in 2 years time but have to figure out how to keep cool and how to keep the mosquitoes at bay! All advice welcome!
At 5:01pm on June 27, 2011, Pere Roca Trias said…
Gràcies! Encara no he pogut veure massa de seaknots, però sembla interessant. Quina utilitat hi trobes?
At 4:36pm on September 7, 2010, DRAC VERD said…
Hi, I was told about a pic being in Latts & Atts but have not received the mag yet. I will post the pics that I have.
At 7:18am on August 6, 2010, Michael Boyle said…
Hi
Thanks for welcome. Will have some photos soon. Trying to get steering wheel locks. Beneteau stopped fitting 6 months ago. Goiot make steering---which there is excessive play in port wheel--on the list--and refuse to reply to email. Assume they are holiday like rest of France.
regards
Michael
At 12:23am on June 12, 2010, YACHTASEA said…
It is Friday night, June 11th, & we are thinking about you! We are wondering where you are? We are sailing as a fleet into the New York Harbor to your home port tomorrow morning & we are wishing that you were going to be there! ; ) xox
At 9:02am on March 16, 2010, Pat S/V Ciao! said…
Can Drac.Regrading dsc vhf it seems like you might have to contact Fcc.gov outside of US waters according to a video on Icom web site, hope this helps,take care,Pat
At 7:58am on March 3, 2010, Pat S/V Ciao! said…
When I become more knowageable about computer I will post some pictures. The team at Winters are great and very caring service as well as caring for their customers.I usually see them at the boat shows as well as their many open houses.I will definitely say Hello from you two.Take care,Pat
At 10:23am on March 2, 2010, Pat S/V Ciao! said…
Did you guys purchased your vessel from winters in riverside,N.J. ,Seems like I might of seen it there. Anyway nice site,and fair winds,Pat
At 9:59am on March 2, 2010, LOLA said…
Hey thanks for my BD gift...I love this site....and yes I do get on the boat too.....lol.
At 9:28am on January 29, 2010, Cameron & Leighia said…
Hey Guys,
Hope that things are going well for you. Yes you could help with Haiti. Right now I am working on a project for Solar Powered Watermakers to be installed in Haiti as water is a major issue.
There is a foundation Oceans Watch www.oceanswatch.org Minimuim joining is $25 or $50 for boat and crew. Right now we are looking for 3 things
1. Boats in the area that are willing to take supplies to secured coastal villages in Haiti
2. Boats willing to Joing Oceans Watch
3. Boats willing to make doinations from Oceans Watch Website Put in Solar Watermakers for Haiti or similaliar in the subject line.

Thanks for every thing Cameron
At 1:10pm on December 22, 2009, sam said…
Can Drac-where are you now? I have not been keeping up as I should have. Has the boat served your needs well? Any killer variables or things that required considerable work?
Sam
LONGHAWK
B43 #9
At 9:06am on November 30, 2009, Suky Cannon said…
Yeah.. Fatal Storm was keeping me on the edge... btw.. it was more of a joke.... I had just gone on watch... and had been reading... just couldn't put it down... I need some advice communicating cheaply once leave US... have the locked iphone. What did you do ? Hope all is well.
At 9:32pm on October 15, 2009, Suky Cannon said…
Wow... you're HOME.... you've been a wonderful inspiration and I can't wait to hear MORE !*!@*!@*!* what you will be doing next... isn't life grand !
At 11:34am on September 13, 2009, Mike said…
Flight's on time, leaving in 6 hours... can't wait to see you guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 1:37pm on August 10, 2009, Robert Och said…
Yes, he is a 2 cabin 40.

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Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Simo, see my reply to the original post. There are a lot of items in the steering system that can cause heavy steering. Ensure everything is properly adjusted and lubricated before you do any major work on the rudder bearings. Good luck Mike"
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Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I haven't see any recommendations on rudder bearing replacement. You may want to discuss the issue with your local Beneteau dealer service manger. As for what you've identified I'll share my thoughts.  As I mentioned before we…"
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sail abroad replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Mike, thanks for the input! Are there any rough guidelines for when the bearings need replacing? What is too much play? it seems a hard question to answer! we've been sailing full time for the last 3 years and just recently I noticed slight…"
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Simo Makkonen replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I've been wondering, if I should do the same in my B40/2007. The rudder has become heavy (high fricton?) and the problem is not in the steering cylinder. Anyone had similar problem? Simo"
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Mike Brown replied to sail abroad's discussion Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Beneteau 40 2008 replacement rudder bearings

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