Online resources for Beneteau owners - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > Boat Builders Row > Beneteau
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 11-27-2009
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Bklyn
Posts: 54
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
fsp421 is on a distinguished road
Proud owner of 10 year old 381.
We love her and she sails and shows great!

Fredb and Randi
SV Sugar Magnolia
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #12  
Old 11-27-2009
Vasco's Avatar
Warm Weather Sailor
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Toronto
Posts: 985
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Vasco is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by WHOOSH View Post
I don't mean to be negative about this particular brand, but I'd suggest that another good source on Beneteau products are boat yards, particularly large ones in areas where Beneteaus sell well.

Jack
One of the sillier suggestions I've seen in quite a while. Maybe one should visit the wreckers or body shops or garages before buying a new car. A good surveyor, knowledgeable in modern boats, might be helpful but hanging around boatyards getting what would, in all likelihood, amount to second-hand and probably incomplete information is a waste of time.
__________________
Rick I
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #13  
Old 12-28-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Tevfik is on a distinguished road
Beneteau Oceanis 43 power winch

Hello. I own a B oceanis 43. I will be installing a power winch kit to the mail sail winch and possibly to the genoa winch. I was wondering of if I should buy the vertical or the horizontal motor options. Any feedback would be highly useful. Thanks. T
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #14  
Old 04-17-2010
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 16
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
wemsail is on a distinguished road
I have seen two rudder post problems of loose banging and leakage. Beneteau 411 and a first 47.7 Have others seen this problem and how was it solved?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #15  
Old 04-21-2010
Bene505's Avatar
Glad I found Sailnet
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 3,614
Thanks: 5
Thanked 40 Times in 39 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Bene505 will become famous soon enough Bene505 will become famous soon enough
Beneteaus sell more boats than anyone else. Statictically there will be more *anywhere*, including at boat yards. According to the tri-data, our 10 year old Beneteau 505 has loggged 16,000+ nautical miles and shows well. Engine has 5,000 hours still runs strong. Windlass needed repairing (Lofrans, great quality, an internal spring broke). She was in the Mooring fleet, so you know she saw some real service.

I'm really glad I found her and that some other buyer didn't swoop her up before I had a chance to buy her. My surveyor said to buy her too. (He looked very wistful as she was being hauled for inspection and cleaning.)

Besides being a Beneteau fan, I'm also a "production" fan. Hondas break a lot less than Ferraris because they build so many of them, over time they know what to do, what works and what doesn't, for a very reasonable price. If funds were no object, I would buy a Ferarri, but I'd still have a production car for regular, all-around use. I suppose my point with "production" is that you get a lot for your money.

Regards,
Brad
__________________
.
.
Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.
.
The best minds discuss buckets. I don't know why. It's a mystery!
.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Creekmore owners? PastorBob Living Aboard 70 09-13-2014 01:04 AM
SSB Resources - online and off Stormer Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 8 11-13-2006 08:01 PM
Calling all T-31/3100 owners BobThompson Tartan 2 10-23-2006 08:57 AM
New Survey Online - Womens Sailing News @ ISAF - Sailing.org NewsReader News Feeds 0 04-13-2006 10:15 AM
Online at sea---cheapest way to get online while at sea Myblueheaven Gear & Maintenance 5 09-13-2003 11:18 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:06 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.