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"You can get a GPS receiver that plugs into a USB port for under $100 dollars. Mine s…"

Aria replied Feb 19, 2012 to The Power of Navigation

12 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Paddy Delaney

"I use a laptop for navigation, as it also serves as my movie viewer and music storag…"

Aria replied Feb 14, 2012 to The Power of Navigation

12 Jul 24, 2012
Reply by Paddy Delaney

"Not going, but I find the Marine Stadium a nice anchorage, though it can get hectic…"

Aria replied Dec 6, 2008 to Anybody sailing to the Miami Boat Show in February?

5 Jan 29, 2009
Reply by Ocnvoyager

"Haven't made the trip, but I have studied it quite a bit a few years ago. My first s…"

Aria replied Aug 19, 2008 to The Great Loop

5 Aug 30, 2008
Reply by Richard

"Are you looking at Hypalon or PVC material? The former is more expensive, but longer…"

Aria replied Aug 16, 2008 to Need to buy a dinghy - Have you heard of Delphinus or Saturn?

8 Aug 27, 2008
Reply by CAN DRAC

"Guess I'm the only one with horror stories, eh? When I first tried leaving Texas (w…"

Aria replied Aug 13, 2008 to Anchoring stories...is yours funny, scary or both?

16 Jan 20, 2009
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"No problem once the tide came back in. I had a good foot under the keel at high tide."

Aria replied Aug 9, 2008 to Anchoring stories...is yours funny, scary or both?

16 Jan 20, 2009
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"Trying to anchor on the north side of the Bridge of Lions in St. Augustine, I was ha…"

Aria replied Aug 9, 2008 to Anchoring stories...is yours funny, scary or both?

16 Jan 20, 2009
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"Though not strictly a sailing movie, it does involve some sailing, but the thing I l…"

Aria replied Jul 15, 2008 to BEST MOVIES ABOUT SAILING

61 Aug 31, 2010
Reply by LOLA

"You might look into the Whitby 42 and Brewer 12.8 also. The Irwin 43 CC is a fine lo…"

Aria replied Jul 12, 2008 to What is the best way to try out boats?

9 Jul 16, 2008
Reply by Mark (Voodoo Acrobat)

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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
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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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