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Sailing to the Dry Tortugas

Seeking information regarding sailing routes from West Palm to the Dry Tortugas; planning a june/july sail on a 27ft sail boat.

Started by ManoloLatest Reply

Cruisers in Annapolis area

Hi all,   I am interested in meeting up to crew on daytrips or short 2-3 day sails. Experience is with warm water sailing, but would like t…

Started by Kirsten ConradLatest Reply

Perkins M20 Manifold

Would anyone know where I can find a used Perkins M20 engine manifild?

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Varnish vs Teak Oil in Alaska (looking for advice)

Hey Gang,    I've been spending quite a bit of time taking the old varnish off of my boom and interior cabin. Being based in Alaska, we ha…

Started by Jayson Russell

0 Dec 11, 2020

cruising sailboat partner

looking for a partner , m/f, not buy in but help, 36' morgan oi nice rig nice boat. pretty well equipped for extended cruising. want to go…

Started by Phil harmonic

0 Sep 21, 2019

How do I contact the administrator

I'd like to report a scammer. Sarah Yawovi is soliciting money.  I did a quick search and found she is posting all over the internet in gr…

Started by Captain Conrad

0 Jan 23, 2019

Replacing Sails on 2009 Beneteau 40

Looking for new sails for our 2009 Beneteau 40. Have gotten quotes from Doyle and Precision, any other recommendations? Looking for new Mai…

Started by Laurie Boyce

0 Oct 20, 2018

Nauticat 38 for sale, hull 245, 1994, in Cavallino, Italy

Aging knees forcing this sail of our NC 38 for $110,000. 2nd owner.  US Flag documented boat, registered in Rhode Island.  This includes a…

Started by JIM TAYLOR

0 Aug 15, 2018

Rudder post support

While surfing the net, came across a B 485 that sank with a supposed rudder issue.  Forum member NeilPride posted a picture of a bracket to…

Started by Mike Wilson

0 May 29, 2018

Black Trim Paint Running

Good day everyone, I have Hull #39 OC43, looking for any wisdom from the group. The black paint trim on the salon and deck windows rubs off…

Started by John Hanrahan

1 Apr 4, 2018
Reply by Mike Wilson

New story line: Stranded on a deserted Island

As in the previous story forum. send a post of three words in reply to the previous three words. "All I knew"

Started by Larry Wilson

1564 Feb 4, 2018
Reply by Sir Clyde Givens Moore

Super Bowl 2018 live stream

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0 Jan 27, 2018

NAVPOD Face Replacement

Does anyone know where you can purchase a blank face replacement for an older NavPod?

Started by John

0 May 9, 2017

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Henri left a comment for Ron Manicom
"Ron, Henri from Vydec here. call me 703-314-6304. Hope all is well with you. Henri."
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Henri left a comment for Ron Manicom
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Mike Brown commented on CAN DRAC's group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert glad to hear you go the problem solved. mike"
Oct 11
Robert & Sandy commented on CAN DRAC's group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks for all your comments my friends at Seaknots. The halyard has been rerun without passing through the small stainless steel eye, as seen easily in the pic provided by Chris on 17th August. All furling now takes place without any undue effort,…"
Oct 11
Mike Brown replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Well at least you’ve narrowed it down to the Genoa. I doubt here’s any issue with the hull or running gear. Nor do I think the slight list you have will have an impact either as many boats have the same based on how full the water and or…"
Oct 9
Jochen Vetterlein replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"In the meanwhile, I performed some sailing tests trying to be as impartial as possible. I was sailing close hauled on the starboard and port side. I used the autopilot steering the boat at 37 degrees to the apparent wind. Apparent wind was 12 to 19…"
Oct 9
James Taylor replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sounds like your rigging may be in need of tuning????? (Owned B43#19 for 10 years), Sailed from Mass to Tampa to Bahamas with it, great boat, no major issues at all. Boat has flat bottom basically so no need to put rails in water. I found it a very…"
Oct 9
Mike Brown replied to Jochen Vetterlein's discussion O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I’d also do a test using only the main. The more testing you do the more likely you’ll find the problem. I’d also check to see how much the leeward shrouds sag during all the tests. Let us know what you find. Good luck Mike"
Sep 27
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