Beneteau 43 October Moon sailing close hauled in 15-20kt winds and 3-5ft seas. Speeds were in the 8.6kt through the water range. Running north from Solomons to St Michaels MD. Did this for close to 4 hrs. Much fun!
"Pretty quiet out there!
Just replaced 7 year old agm batteries in our 08 B43. No complaints. The solar panels kept the batteries peaked. One of the 4d"s began to overheat as the charger tried to raise voltage to 14.3. Internal resistance due to…"
"This is great info on the history of the Cascade 29. I have Hull #18. I also started at list of all the hulls I could find of the 29s on a previous webpage...got quite a few. Can post it if anyone is interested.