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  1. 907Juice

    Knocking in rudder post

    so... I’m still figuring out my new boat. All my steering cables are tight. My rudder post packing isn’t leaking. My rudder post isn’t leaking. But, when I am out on the water, I can hear some knocking and this is the only thing I could find. My previous boat was a tiller, so I’m still new to...
  2. 907Juice

    Alternator excitation

    My alternator is only putting out 12.6 volts while running. I had it removed and tested and the guy said it works as intended. He also it was likely the excitation function and it connects to the 61 post. Also, none of my instrument panel lights work. Is this what activates the excitation...
  3. 907Juice

    In NY 2-4 and Boston April 4-7

    Yo!!! I’m going to be passing through for a few days in April. Anyone know of any events in the area? Wife is there for a conference so I have most the days free. I’d also be willing to buy all the food and drinks if anyone has any daysailing plans.
  4. 907Juice

    Another fire and likely avoidable death

    Hey all who live in cold areas (or even those who don’t) please please please please please make sure you have a working smoke/CO detector in your boat. We are talking about $40 here. Juice https://www.ktva.com/story/39977606/sailboat-fire-in-seward-harbor-leaves-1-dead
  5. 907Juice

    Why is there almost no information or groups for the First 305?

    I bought this boat this fall and it has been a great investment in the next decade of our life. I’m a bit shocked at the lack of information online or even assistance from beneteau itself. There isn’t even a group here on this site. It seems like a great boat and I haven’t seen hardly a negative...
  6. 907Juice

    Quantix GPS Watch

    heyyooo!! My wife bought me the original quatix watch for my birthday. It does a lot of stuff. Anyone here own one and use it? There are almost no videos or instructions. I’ve checked Garmin’s website, the rest of the web, and even searched my goto youtube. Any help is appreciated! Juice
  7. 907Juice

    Quatix watch

    heyyooo!! My wife bought me the original quatix watch for my birthday. It does a lot of stuff. Anyone here own one and use it? There are almost no videos or instructions. I’ve checked Garmin’s website, the rest of the web, and even searched my goto youtube. Any help is appreciated! Juice
  8. 907Juice

    New first 305

    hello, I am looking to buy a 1985 first 305. The boat looks to be in good shape and has had lots of maintenance done professionally. Is there anything specific to be aware of for this model of the boat? https://anchorage.craigslist.org/boa/d/beneteau-firstsailboat/6638801294.html