I have several Yamaha owners manuals posted. The Y36 is near the bottom.
Let me know if you can't see them - I'm not sure if I have the file sharing permissions correct
I've done this a few times. It's one long shaft from the reverse gear to the propeller. Disconnect the coupler in the engine space, loosen the set screws in the pillow block, (there might be an additional locking hardware at these blocks). Remove the propeller and the zincs. Pull the shaft - it...
I have most Yamaha manuals posted here:
Yamaha 33 Sloop - SV Trinity - Yamaha Sailboat Manuals
and a bunch of factory promotional material here, too:
-Servicing this in the water is super easy. Get the graphite impregnated teflon material as it's slippery and runs cooler, (sorry, I can't remember the size, but you can pull the stuffing box apart to measure the gap - put it back together while you order the material). Cut 3 rings of it with a...
I'm working on this Yamaha 33 website and figured I'd keep a log. Here are some more adventures, pictures and video, if you like;
Here is a scanned copy of the Yamaha 33 Owners Manual:
This is the earlier model, with the forward mounted engine.
Do provide a link - I'm keen to see your progress and share notes. Empress looked fantastic on Flickr. She was also on my list. I'd emailed the contact on Flickr, but he replied that he'd sold the boat years ago.
I'm glad you got a good price. A refit won't be cheap, but you'll know every...
The silicone is a mess, but nothing compared to the Dow 795. The 795 is the right sealant, but removing it is a sticky tar ball of unmanageable black goo that adheres to everything. I had to re-do one last year and I could never finish cleaning it up.
The forward V is 6'7" from the bulkhead to the front edge of the cushion, but it's pretty narrow at your feet. There's a pretty good drawing on page 1-7 of the manual and it provides great access to the fuel tank and engine. I haven't slept in the Vee as it's full of sails. I prefer the quarter...