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by Wildcat
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Engine
Replies: 4
Views: 5042

Re: New Engine

Thanks tufty, good advice. I have measured up now and am confident that the standard sump will fit.
Was it a 20hp engine that you fitted. I would be interested to know how the sabre performs with it fitted, particularly in heavy weather.
by Wildcat
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Engine
Replies: 4
Views: 5042

New Engine

I am looking at replacing the engine on Wildcat with a new Beta20. Beta tell me that their local agent in Hamble has fitted the engine that has a standard sump in a number of boats, but I am concerned that this may be a bit tight, given the shallow bilge in the engine bay. I have a MK1 boat and wond...
by Wildcat
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Main winch replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 3860

Re: Main winch replacement

I bought a pair of Lewmar 40s of eBay. They have transformed sailing to windward. To allow for full rotation of the top winch handle I have added zip up letter boxes in the dodgers, an idea that I stole from a Vancouver34