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Flooding due to Bilge pump Reverse Siphon

I had an exciting couple of hours on Friday when sailing.  The boat was on starboard and sailing at 8+Knots, when went below and stepped in…

Started by Paul O' KirwanLatest Reply


Hello, I guess a lot of you think there is a lack of storage space for extended or family cruising. I would like to exchange ideas how to…

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Bow thruster goes off

So our bow thruster is acting up again and I now have a clear picture of the symptoms. We have a brand new battery that is working great.…

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110 volt systems fuse

Preforming winterization of the water system, had the electric heater and hair dryer plugged in at the same time resulting in my 110 volt p…

Started by Chris

4 Oct 12, 2023
Reply by Chris

B43 Traveller

The starboard side of my Traveller is starting to lift up. I am guessing to remove the center 5mm Allen bolt that goes through the middle o…

Started by Dave Shore

1 May 17, 2023
Reply by Larry Witty

Keel offset for depth transducer

Hi all, I own a 2010 Oceanis 40, called ‘Lastdance’ located in Dublin. Does anyone know the ‘keel offset’ for the depth transducer ?I’m new…

Started by Pat Keegan

1 Apr 23, 2023
Reply by Pat Keegan


I am aware it is the middle of  very cold winter in your hemisphere, even so the last post I have viewed was written in May 2021. In Sydney…

Started by Robert & Sandy

1 Jan 2, 2023
Reply by Rafa

Farewell all

It is with extreme heavy heart that we lost our beloved B40 to hurricane Sally. She was number 17, and a very little used freshwater boat w…

Started by Wayne

11 May 17, 2022
Reply by Mike Brown

eyebrow salon window re-bed

well , after 11 years the port side eyebrow window ( the large one in the salon with two opening ports) developed a serious leak. Seems the…

Started by sam

1 May 7, 2022
Reply by John Hanrahan

Beneteau 40 Black Mesh Window Covers

Hello Folks, I'm new to the group with a 2009 Beneteau 40 that I've had for two years now.  We love this boat! This looks like a great site…

Started by Randy Brown

2 Jan 6, 2022
Reply by Kerim N

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 do…

Started by Larry Witty

3 Dec 23, 2021
Reply by Mike Brown


Hello all. The Dolphin 40amp battery charger in my 2011 43 is charging well, EXCEPT the cooling fan is cycling on and off every 20 seconds…

Started by Robert & Sandy

3 Dec 17, 2021
Reply by James Taylor

O43: Good tracking on starboard side - poor on port side

Hello everybody, I'm an owner of a Oceanis 43 since 2018. I'm really happy with the boat - except with the following situation: Tracking on…

Started by Jochen Vetterlein

8 Oct 9, 2021
Reply by Mike Brown


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