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"Touching story, Chuck. I used to work for an extremely wealthy man (actually I've wo…"

Richard replied Mar 10, 2010 to How did you name your boat?

160 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by Jim Ashworth

"Out of the mouth's of babes....."

Richard replied Oct 2, 2008 to How did you name your boat?

160 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by Jim Ashworth

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Richard replied Aug 30, 2008 to The Great Loop

5 Aug 30, 2008
Reply by Richard

"I'm a huge advocate of go small and go now, but you're right...you do need a bigger…"

Richard replied Jul 28, 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

"NOTE ON THE REFRIGERATOR, BROWNS HEAD LIGHT, VINALHAVEN ISLAND, MAINE 1988 Heaven is…"

Richard replied Jul 27, 2008 to Your Favorite Boat, Cruising, Nautical Quotes

37 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Suky

"Too funny, within an hour after the post above Andrea turns up missing and I'm up th…"

Richard replied Jul 23, 2008 to A curiosity...

18 Dec 22, 2008
Reply by Tim

"But as we live in a time when the young tend to measure success by how often they ar…"

Richard replied Jul 23, 2008 to Your Favorite Boat, Cruising, Nautical Quotes

37 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Suky

"Anyone notice that even though the "featured members" photo section has been cut in…"

Richard replied Jul 23, 2008 to A curiosity...

18 Dec 22, 2008
Reply by Tim

"Andrea hangs in there with a new picture...stroke that ego."

Richard replied Jul 11, 2008 to A curiosity...

18 Dec 22, 2008
Reply by Tim

"It's an old saying, but certainly a good one, that's for sure."

Richard replied Jul 10, 2008 to Your Favorite Boat, Cruising, Nautical Quotes

37 Apr 2, 2009
Reply by Suky

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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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