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View the latest post Carver Mariner Engine Room insulation

I want to replace the foam on the hatches in the engine compartment. They hold water. What else could I use for insulation in the engine compartment?

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View the latest post Helms seat

I just purchased a 1999 445 Carver and would like to add a second helm seat.
Looking for a matching seat...anyone have one or where to get one?

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View the latest post Almost there!!

New member of the forum but longtime admirer of Carver motor yachts!! After years of following, hoping to locate a 33 aft cabin or a 350 aft cabin by Spring 2018 somewhere in the Ohio/Michigan region! Will dock on the Great Lake Erie, Port Clinton area. I am certain to have numerous inquiries for you seasoned Carver enthusiasts! Glad to be aboard!!!


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View the latest post Attachment(s) Ahoy all!

Purchased our 3807 in June and have had the summer of our lives! The learning curve has been a bit steep, however, she is an extremely comfortable vessel and is in great shape. Lake Texoma is wonderful and we have met a lot of great folks. Could not be happier with the boat or for having embarked on this experience!

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View the latest post 405 Raw Water Pump

Hello everyone.

Does anyone know if a remote belt driven raw water pump is available for the Cummins 5.9 BT6 Diesel engine.

I have no trouble changing the starboard engine pump but cannot get to the port engine pump on my 405, just not enough space between engine and fuel tank. Have thought of squeezing under the engine from the front but don't know if I will ever get out.

Would be grateful for any help.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Simpson- Lawrence Seawolf 520 windlass $450.00

Just pulled it off my 1991 4207. works fine as I had the motor rewound and repacked the bearings. Even the chain counter works


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View the latest post Draining Racor filter

When I was winterizing I saw water in the glass bowl on one racor filter. I drained the water and it looks like it filled with fuel
I will not start engines until spring, Volvo TAMD 75 EDC 2006 Caver 46MY. I drained the filter after I winterized the engine
Did I drain water correctly by just using the drain valve at the bottom?
I will change filter elements in spring

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View the latest post Experience with fiberglass repairs on bow pulpit

Hi there! New to the forum. We're looking to purchase a 1988 3807 Aft. We have an offer on one but survey isn't going so well and I'm heartsick. Improper blocking has caused damage to the keel ($4k repair) and there is worse damage on the bow pulpit area including area around windlas and deck, estimating $10-$15k to repair.
Trying to see if buyer will reduce price to absorb some of cost... if we proceed. We're new to this and not sure if this is normal stuff for a boat of this age.wondering if the repair will make it look as good as new or should we walk and keep looking.
Any advice?

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View the latest post Carver 445

I am buying a 1999 Carver 445 and would like to locate a matching helm seat for the bridge.
We will be traveling 6000 + miles on the great loop and want my wife to be as comfortable as I am during om our journey.
Can anyone help me with this search ?
Mystic CT

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View the latest post Battery Bank


I just purchased a 370 voyager and it has four group 27 batteries split into two banks of two. I'm not sure I understand why. It seems like there should be a house bank and a starting battery.

I'm considering adding a new starting battery (bank 1) and linking the four group 27 deep cycles into bank 2 for 12v use. There is no inverter on the boat, so I just have to power the LED bulbs and fridge as well as charge phones.

There is also a genset onboard with its own starting battery.



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