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A collection of links and resources organized by commonly asked questions.

FAQ topics are topics of interest to a wide variety of owners. A FAQ topic is used to organize forum threads, modification articles, photos, downloads, and other site pages into a single, easy-to-find resource listed by topic. Examples are topics like replacing ports, painting your hull, re-bedding deck hardware, etc.

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12V, Wires Electric Problems 2016-11-17 2016-11-17
  Truly watertight electrical connection
How to have a truly watertight electrical connection.
AC Air conditioning 2018-07-04 2018-07-04
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Anchor, Anchors Anchors 2017-03-12 2017-03-12
  Catalina 275 Sailing Tips
New Catalina 275 owner Racing the boat
  Hunter 36 Windlass leak
  Trailer tire type /size
Trailer tire size for shallow ramp launch
AP, ST4000 motor AP ST4000 motor replacement 2019-05-06 2019-05-06
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Battery charger Battery and Charger Installation 2016-11-18 2016-11-17
  Battery and Charger Installation
Charger Installation
  Replacing the House Batteries-- Choices??
New Batteries
Bilge Black gunk in the bilge, possible sources. 2016-11-19 2016-11-19
  Black gunk in bilge not oil?
Some discussion of possible sources for gunk.
boat painting paint Boat painting 2017-01-29 2017-01-29
  Non skid deck paint
Non skid painting
  time to re-paint non skid deck and cockpit
non skid deck re-painting
Boat US, Tow Boat Insurance 2016-11-17 2016-11-17
  GEICO Marine Insurance claim experience?
  Partnership liability
partnership liability
Bulbs light cabin l.e.d LED Bulbs 2017-03-21 2017-03-21
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Cabin Upgrade Hunter 216 Cabin Upgrade 2017-04-16 2017-04-16
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
connection to m25xpb Water heater 2017-09-13 2017-09-13
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Cooler, Ice Chest Hunter 26 / 260 Cooler / Ice Chest 2019-03-31 2019-03-31
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Electrical panel Electrical upgrades for Hunter 260 2018-05-01 2018-05-01
How do you clean a suede headliner?
  keel pin bracket bolts : anti-seize?
Does anyone know the touque of the keel pin bolts ??
  REALLY annoying leak!
Check the wear on the dripless bearing. It can leak even when the boat is not underway.
Engine, Fuel, Filter Draining a water-separator filter 2016-12-22 2016-12-22
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
fresh water pump Pump Cycling 2018-05-13 2018-05-13
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Fresh Water System Fresh Water Accumulator Analysis 2018-09-30 2018-09-30
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Fuel Filters Fuel Line Maintenance 2017-04-22 2017-04-22
  10 Micron or 30 Micron Fuel Filter?
Details on fuel filter micron sizing.
  30 micron racor filter... 10 micron?
Filter cartridge micron ratings
  Fuel line maintenance
Includes tips on filters, tank cleaning, new tank access hole, condensation, microbe growth, vacuum gauges.
  micron vs micron
Micron fuel filter sizing discussion.
  Vacuum gauge for Racor fuel filter
Vacuum gauges for monitoring fuel flow performance and cartridge plugging.
  Vacuum gauge for Racor fuel filter
Pictures of Vacuum gauges and Drag needle type Gauge.
Homemade Peel Away Removing Bottom Paint 2016-11-22 2016-11-22
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Hull Iron keel care 2017-05-05 2017-05-05
  Common Catalina 30 issues
I have heard that there are keel and compression post issues? Catalina smile?
Hull Strainers Through Hull Strainers. 2018-05-21 2018-05-21
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Improving Lifetime Battery Maintenance 2016-11-07 2016-11-07
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Knots, learning apps Knot tying 2018-10-12 2018-10-12
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Ladder Adding a ladder to an Oday 20 2018-01-15 2018-01-15
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
License, Charter Capt. License 2016-11-15 2016-11-15
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Mold, Mildew Mold, Mildew, Stain Removal 2017-05-24 2017-05-24
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Monk Sailboats Ed Monk Designed Sailboats 2017-03-19 2017-03-19
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Mooring, Pennant Mooring Pennants 2017-02-19 2017-02-19
  Hunter 216 mooring
Mooring setup
outboard, motor, shaft, long Motor Shaft Length 2017-03-16 2017-03-16
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
port, replacement, leak Replacing Hunter 260 ports 2019-05-24 2019-05-24
  Hunter 260 port window
Good links to port replacement information
Ports Replacing ports 2016-11-06 2016-11-06
  1978 H30C Port Light Replacement
Good step by step instructions
  1984 Hunter 31 - Port replacement
Covers both opening ports and fixed
  H-33C Portlight Replacement
Good photos
  Rebedding skylights on Hunter 35
Instructions from Hunter on removal. Notes from 3M on use of Dow 795,
  While replacing H34 Portlight....
Dealing with rot
Protection, Causes Lightning 2017-06-02 2017-06-02
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
reefing Single or double-line reefing? 2016-12-18 2016-12-18
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
refinish interior Restoring interior of 1978 25 Hunter 2018-08-14 2018-08-14
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.
Repair, Parts, Auto Helms/Auto Tillers 2017-01-09 2017-01-09
  H26 Outboard Motor Shaft, Long or Extra Long
Do I disconnect my EZ steer from the outboard to the rudder while sailing with the engine up?
  Have anyone a bow thruster on his Hunter 340!
Added bow thruster to my Hunter 460
  Where is the control unit for my Raymarine autopilot?
Where is the autopilot processor - I cannot find mine
roller furling Roller Furling 2017-01-03 2017-01-03
  PVC Furler, DIY
Does anyone know where I can download the instructions and diagrams for the pvc roller
winch,repair Repairing aluminum winch drums 2018-08-06 2018-08-06
  Sorry, no links for this topic yet.

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