I take it from your reply that your pump is leaking between the face plate and the body (the bypass seal has allowes water in the boat...
There should be a brass name plate on the top of the flywheel housing which identifies your engine..
Stick your head over the engine and take a...
Surely she has an engine.
Yep. That is a fuel supply pump above the starter motor in the video.
You have a late YS model Yanmar engine.
I would not bother trying to just remove the exhaust elbow, but would remove the whole exhaust from the...
I have some questions to clear things up.
1. simply could not furl my jib in 20 knots of wind
Does this mean you could not get the furler...
First of all get yourself a new name. Seriously!
I will answer your question so stick with me. It is late at night here in Japan and...
Most small diesels (and larger ones too) will knock at one stage of their rev range.
Either low, mid range or high revs.
Many will knock...
Switch the bilge pump off.
Pour some water into the bilge.
If the pump starts up it has a float switch and is straight wired into the battery.
And few experiences equal the transition from power to sail when you shut down a YSM 12!
Truer words have never been spoken.
BUT you tend to shut...
I guess you are based in Chiba.
I am in Sendai. If you have a weekend off and want to come up for a festival and a sail, drop me a line
Do not fear. Fear is the enemy.
You have a manual, don't you.
Follow the steps.
My suggestion is to get yourself a handful of ziploc bags.
Does anyway sell replacements for under $500 anymore?
This is 2019, so you should go polycarbonate or Lexan as Timm R Oday suggests.
A couple of wad punches ( 5mm and 8 mm) a pair of scissors, a block of hardwood, two or three sheets of different thickness gasket material and...
Do you have bolt rope or slugs?
If slugs, check then all for attachment and damage.
Do you have an internal mast track or an external mast rail?...
I have to swing the boom off to one side or lift it for the arc of the opening or closing bimini bow to clear.
Been doing it for years. No...
If you remove the (weight of) the boom and furled mainsail, the mast should be able to be supported by just the lower shouds.
However, if the...
You have a long (interesting) way to go and a lot to learn.
Get a few sailing instruction books out from your local library.
Peggie Hall posted on this just yesterday...
Here is the owner's manual for the Fleming....
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