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"Our boat came with solar vents (1984 Oday) and I think they are good for air exchang…"

John replied Jun 30, 2012 to solar vents

2 Jan 5, 2013
Reply by Dale Anderson

"When we were looking for a boat we thought we wanted a boat in the 27' or 28' foot c…"

John replied Sep 10, 2011 to How did you name your boat?

160 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by Jim Ashworth

"zeehag, how far in did you reef your roller furling?"

John replied Sep 3, 2011 to Sea anchor or engine?

18 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Stephen Phillips

"Wow, lots of different techniques.  Its good to know all the options.  Thanks everyo…"

John replied Aug 28, 2011 to Sea anchor or engine?

18 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Stephen Phillips

"Veranda, Have you used a sea anchor?  If so, how hard is it to deploy?"

John replied Aug 2, 2011 to Sea anchor or engine?

18 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Stephen Phillips

"Mike, It was the most exciting 30 minutes of my life!"

John replied Aug 2, 2011 to Sea anchor or engine?

18 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Stephen Phillips

"This storm lasted about 20 -30 minutes.  Quite the ride!"

John replied Aug 2, 2011 to Sea anchor or engine?

18 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Stephen Phillips

"When do we set sail?"

John replied Apr 15, 2009 to Would you boat to Cuba?

39 Apr 25, 2009
Reply by Veranda

"Its my dream destination. I love cuban food, cigars,etc,etc"

John replied Apr 14, 2009 to Would you boat to Cuba?

39 Apr 25, 2009
Reply by Veranda

"Its too bad that insurance companies like AIG make it prohibitive for these freighte…"

John replied Apr 10, 2009 to Somali Pirates

31 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by CommodoreSwab

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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
Kerim N is now a member of SeaKnots
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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