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  1. Inaccessible Bottom Areas

    Gear & Maintenance
    My 2013 Beneteau Oceanis 48, is on the hard for it’s second bottom job. The first time out, I let the yard do its thing without much supervision or input. This time, interesting questions are surfacing to which neither I nor the yard personnel seem to know the answers. The elliptical shape...
  2. Re power choices for Sweden 36

    Diesel
    The 28Hp VolvoPenta 2003 saildrive in my Sweden 36 still runs, but is inefficient, expensive (parts) to repair, sooty and struggles mightily in a 20kt headwind. We motor frequently in Puget Sound; it's just the way it is. On a day headed south in the summer with a light breeze aft, the cockpit...
  3. Looking for saildrive

    Gear & Maintenance
    Looking for a saildrive S120 to be re-connected to a volvo MD11.on a Waucquiez Pretorien P35/1984 : my housing is a bit ... corroded after 31 years of I think good service... Does anyone know if a Yanmar saildrive would be compatible? Thank you !
  4. Saildrive

    Diesel
    Hi All... Firstly, a very happy new year to everyone...hope 2013 brings us a great sailing calendar with lots of adventure... Saildrives... I am looking at acquiring another boat and recently viewed one but was reticent to look further due to some worrying stories about saildrives that...
  5. Volvo Penta 50S saildrive parts

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi, Im trying to restore the sail drive in my boat. I think I have mostly what I need except an intermediate housing. Mine is corroded really bad. I may be able to repair it, but its pretty bad. If I could just find one in better shape, I'd be a happy sailor. So, if anyone has one laying...
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