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"Launched Friday afternoon at Cape Coral Yacht Basin for a 4 day bunker in sail as Gu…"

Dave B replied Sep 2, 2008 to LABOR DAY PLANS/STORIES

12 Aug 6, 2009
Reply by ___/)ances With Sails

"It is true that unrefig. eggs will last 5 weeks or more in the tropics but you must…"

Dave B replied Jul 25, 2008 to Managing a Sea-going Galley

29 Aug 6, 2008
Reply by Pete

"I had the ambition at age 20 and after 12 yrs of studying and prepearing a 35 ft Pea…"

Dave B replied Jul 25, 2008 to Youngest singlehanding attempt to curcumnavigate,would you allow YOUR child?

20 May 14, 2009
Reply by Liv

"Vulcan, during my 3 Year Cruise from Cape Cod Ma. thru Leeward and Windward Islands…"

Dave B replied Jun 27, 2008 to Security on the high seas

141 Jul 7, 2009
Reply by zeehag

"Thats true Eye Ball Navigation, In the Carribean on my Pearson Alberg 35 that draws…"

Dave B replied Jun 11, 2008 to Gone aground?

48 Aug 9, 2008
Reply by Andrea

"I find it amusing when the Bridge clearance going over to Sanibel Island is 26 ft. a…"

Dave B replied Jun 4, 2008 to Gone Atop or not? Bridge encounters!

5 Jul 28, 2008
Reply by Andrea

"I like centerboards, just put epoxy glass over the leading edge and is a good tellta…"

Dave B replied May 25, 2008 to Gone aground?

48 Aug 9, 2008
Reply by Andrea

"The original saying is (you haven't Sailed far if you have never run aground), I don…"

Dave B replied May 24, 2008 to Gone aground?

48 Aug 9, 2008
Reply by Andrea

"I did just that from 1982 thru 1985 from Cape Cod, Ma. thru the Leeward, Windward Is…"

Dave B replied May 24, 2008 to Have you thought about casting off from your day sail and just continue to head south?

26 Apr 1, 2010
Reply by Capt Chuck Creel

"Comeing from a long line of Sailboats and Cruised the Carribean for 3 yrs from Cape…"

Dave B replied May 21, 2008 to How did you name your boat?

160 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by Jim Ashworth

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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
"Ron, Henri from Vydec, remember ? call me 703-314-6304. Hope all is well. Henri."
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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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