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    Bene 361 Looking for parts in all the wrong places

    That’s good news. Been out of sailing for 6 years. I used to live in Annapolis Md. reside in beautiful Eastern NC. They are not much on sailing in my area. Will keep the boat in Oriental NC. I hope to meet some of the threadies hereon the forum. Big help. Thanks to all.
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    We are going to haul her and sea trial on the 18th, should be able to make a good decision on her.
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    Bene 361 Looking for parts in all the wrong places

    I know there has been past threads on parts. I am getting ready to close on my boat Wednesday. Another restless night, so I got up and read more threads. It seems there are a lot of things the Beneteaus could have done better. Goes for any boat in such a harsh environ. Now the question...
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    Looking for a parts dealer for 2001 Bebeteau 361. I am Eastern NC. Thanks

    Thanks, thought the SC office is closed
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    This my fourth sail boat, a 25' and two 30'ers. We have been out of sailing for 6yrs due to a brutal mva. This boat has a lot of bells and whistles, where the others were goodboats just basic, very basic. I feel like the 12v panel belongs on the space shuttle. Time and good answers on this...
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    Looking for a parts dealer for 2001 Bebeteau 361. I am Eastern NC. Thanks

    Looking for different parts for the boat i just bought. Stern light cover, some rigging, cockpit inserts ect. Thanks
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    The pictures are a good help. Everyone has given me an answer to get me going in the right direction. My stress level is going down also. So the little red handle to the right of the two big red and one black is for the windless? One day on the forum and I know more than I hoped. Thanks to...
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    The picture is a good idea. I will be doing a sea trial wednesday of next week. Broker is too busy to let me look at the different manuals until i own it. "Busness as usual" according to them. The information helps, thanks. Big investment a little streesed about it. Normal huh?
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    Thanks. The owners manual is very vague. I do want to thank you for your help today. Michael
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    Hi Dave Thanks for the information, there is still a small red handle to the right of the other 3handle. Does the nene have a regular batteryswitch?
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    Green as a granny smith apple /starting a 2001 Bene 361

    I am purchasing a 2001 Bene 361, I've read the owners manual and I still have no idea of how to set the batteries switches, what the little red handle is for or any other starting procedures. Is there a reference I can read or does someone have the time to talk with me? Owner is gone, baby...