Maintaining the drip less stuffing gland on your Beneteau

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The rubber stuffing box offers a low maintenance solution and yet offers a long life span when handled properly. Apply grease every 200 running hours or once a year and ventilate the seal after launching the boat for many years faultless function.

A simple trick for applying the grease: Use a drinking straw, fill the straw with grease, insert the straw between the seal and the shaft and squeeze the straw.

Click here for the Volvo Penta Stuffing Gland

Volvo grease

 

Michael James
Michael James
Michael James has been with Murray Yacht Sales since 1995 and is in the the New Orleans office.

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