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Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 03-13-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
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Make sure the H2O is on for the watermaker. My...

Make sure the H2O is on for the watermaker. My filter is on the port side near the fuel tank. Also - find out where the electric supply is - mine is in the power panel above the TV.
Pump Out -...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 03-10-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By SOJOURN4
Not the best bow view while underway...... At...

Not the best bow view while underway......
At the helm station, Beneteau added a +/- 6" platform to aid in bow view while underway and standing. If I am using the seat, I sit on a PDF cushion.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 03-09-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By SOJOURN4
We had had a 34 and currently own a 44 Both...

We had had a 34 and currently own a 44
Both have a helm station bench seat for 2.
Room for charts on the port side. We placed charts on the adjacent counter and other junk wherever needed.

...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By SOJOURN4
go light HID

go light HID
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By SOJOURN4
GO LIGHT Easy install with great handheld...

GO LIGHT
Easy install with great handheld remotes
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 02-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By SOJOURN4
We have a 5 yo ST44 with 750 hrs. One must...

We have a 5 yo ST44 with 750 hrs. One must remember we all bought a production boat and not a custom yacht. We have had a few minor issues but when weighed against the enjoyment we get - we just...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,895
Posted By SOJOURN4
I would get a second job at McDonalds and get...

I would get a second job at McDonalds and get both.
Each is good without the other.......
But both together are indispensable.
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-14-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By SOJOURN4
10-4

10-4
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 11-14-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By SOJOURN4
For mystery - rails and storage

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pics of bow storage and bimini supports
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 10-02-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By SOJOURN4
Mystery - will do over the weekend

Mystery -


will do over the weekend
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 08-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By SOJOURN4
raft

Thoughts were to control the painter/raft from the swim platform.


But real world might dictate a heaveho!!
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 08-18-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By SOJOURN4
Installed a REVERE coastal 6 person w/cradle on...

Installed a REVERE coastal 6 person w/cradle on the fly bridge location rails.


If needed, I would lower to the swim platform with a separate line a then use the painter line
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 07-08-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By SOJOURN4
Mine is in the garage - except when we travel. ...

Mine is in the garage - except when we travel. Good insulator.
Spent $$$ for teak chairs for the fly bridge

I could never keep the underside clean/dry.


Maybe 2 adjustable low style lounge...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-12-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By SOJOURN4
I used West epoxy to glue a +/- 4" x 16" 3/4"...

I used West epoxy to glue a +/- 4" x 16" 3/4" composite material.
A bit tricky - but duct taped in place until cured.

Once dried, I screwed wide pre made velcro straps to the board.

I carry...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-10-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,197
Posted By SOJOURN4
BIG PICTURE STUFF: Bow deck lockers - I added a...

BIG PICTURE STUFF:
Bow deck lockers - I added a Velcro bar for bow lines, snubber and (1) fender each side
Main Cabin Bed Storage - PFD's and general supplies in milk crates
Fly bridge stair -...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-08-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By SOJOURN4
Vp gen set fule filter

Mystery -


My primary fuel filter is not the same as in your pic. I do not have a bowl, but the filter is same.


If I recall, when I replaced the filter, I replaced the gaskets that were...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-06-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By SOJOURN4
Only have used the VP # and change about every 18...

Only have used the VP # and change about every 18 mos
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-05-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By SOJOURN4
Just purchased (4) racor 2040n 10mic from the...

Just purchased (4) racor 2040n 10mic from the Racor store
~$8.00 each
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 06-03-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,715
Posted By SOJOURN4
Mystery - Not 100% solution - but works. ...

Mystery -


Not 100% solution - but works. I cut the dri-dek to allow the hatches to open without any PIA issues. Also ran a narrower strip at the rear edge
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 05-30-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,715
Posted By SOJOURN4
I'll get them this weekend

I'll get them this weekend
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 05-29-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,353
Posted By SOJOURN4
From the face plate of my racor: 3838852 ...

From the face plate of my racor:
3838852
2040tm-or 10 mic
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By SOJOURN4
Without question, change the on engine VP filters...

Without question, change the on engine VP filters before the trip and the racor's.


If you need to change the VP's during the trip, the port engine will be a PITA and very hot. Stbd engine would...
Forum: Beneteau Swift Trawler 05-20-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By SOJOURN4
Going with the Magma's myself for a Ocean sit on...

Going with the Magma's myself for a Ocean sit on top tandem
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By SOJOURN4
Purchased a 6 person Revere coastal, with frame...

Purchased a 6 person Revere coastal, with frame and shell.


Purchased a coastal since I anticipate being plucked within 12 hours based on EPRIB activation.

Nice set up and appears easy to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,050
Posted By SOJOURN4
My vote is a bow thruster We have a 44 Swift...

My vote is a bow thruster
We have a 44 Swift Trawler with both bow and stern thrusters.
Bow thruster helps get the bow in control
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