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View the latest post Carver 406 fresh water indicator?


Hello,
Must be blind in one eye and can’t see so good out of the other!
I don’t find the fresh or black tank volume indicator? I just bought the boat and are still getting use to things.
Thanks for help.

Rufnek Carver 406

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View the latest post Garmin date and time wrong


Hello all, is anyone else experiencing incorrect time and date data on your Garmin GPS Network? For the last three weekends in a row, my Garmin is displaying date and time data from 1999 on the tides and current page. I was keeping an eye on the tide page so that I knew when it was okay to carry the heavy items from my boat up the ramp. Never bothered to look at the shoreline, the ramp was steep. Tried everything to reset and nothing seems to work. Just curious if I'm the only one. Thanks, Dave.

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View the latest post 1993 Carver Voyager 350


Hi,
I plan to replace the cabin and stateroom carpet and wondered if there are recommendations of material to use? We have been thinking about Hydrodeck flooring?

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Trim ring


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I have the front bow hatch hatch trim ring to give if anyone wants it, if not , Gonna throw it. 2004 360 Sports sedan 20".

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View the latest post 97 Mariner 350 - Pleae help decide


Hello CY owners,

We are in the market for a carver 350 mariner specifically as we like its interior design. I saw one listed locally for a decent price and decided to visit it. I am not new to boating but this will be my first motor yacht. We plan to take half/full day cruises few times a year in local Galveston Bay. No long trips planned at this time.

This boat per broker was in probate after PO passed away and has been docked here at his marina for 1 year without being started or operated. We liked it cosmetically so I put a deposit on it pending survey and sea trial. At this time batteries are shot and will not turn over engines (They appear to be regular car batteries from O’Rileys.) The broker didn’t have a jump box on him. AC was on and cooling on shore power when we visited. Broker opened center hatch revealing generator but didn’t open engine hatches as we were standing on them. Later, I returned to take some pictures and was able to open engine hatches and inspect engines from the top. I am new to this boat style (outboard guy) and need your help here.

The Starboard engine was bone dry underneath, and the center of engine bay dry also (this is where an automatic bilge pump was installed) but the port engine had 2-3 inches of water under it possibly not making it to bilge pump in center. This could be rain water (likely) or from a leaky v-drive seal. I just noticed that shaft coming out of that engine’s v-drive (3-4 inches long) to the outside was submerged.Someone was working on the generator and airbox was open (air filter missing). Also, there is a coolant style pipe disconnected on top of generator. I understand that this boat is 22 years old and due to sitting in saltwater, appears to have lots of rust in the engine compartment.

Engines are 350 XL FI crusaders. I am fuel conscious and have a Ferrari when I have the urge to speed. This is for trolling/cruising only not to race, still I need opinion on 350's in this Hull. Broker claims, this kind of hull will be okay with these. Also is some water ok in bilge? I noticed, level of water was not enough to reach the center bilge pipe. Just confused why there is no bilge pump in starboard side of engine. lots of rusty parts but the boat sits in salt all its life.

Any advice? The owner today has agreed to have local marina start engines and put back genset for a sea trial.

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View the latest post New Member


Hey All!

Finally in a position in my career to chase some dreams. The wife and I are moving to Florida this year and will be buying a boat for the first time. We are super excited and are doing a bunch of research on what to buy. I think i have narrowed down to buying a Carver boat. I'm super excited to join the Carver community and hope I can gather all the information I need to make a solid educated decision!

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View the latest post Carver 41 CMY Questions


We recently purchased a 2006 Carver 41 CMY. I've read in a couple of post that the stairs pull out to allow greater access to the engine area, but can't figure out how to get them out. I read in another post about removing 4 screws but can't find any. Another post said just pull straight out. They don't appear to budge no matter what I do.

My second question relates to aft salon. Facing the bow on the starboard wall there is a standard light switch and another selector switch. What do these control?

Lastly, has anyone replaced their clarion DVD players. All 3 on our boat are not working. Ant suggestions for a replacement?

Thanks!

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View the latest post Dripping blister on keel


When we had the boat surveyed the surveyor said the boat needed a bottom paint job and it had a previous blister repair that was not completely finished on the keel. We pulled the boat out of the water to have props tuned and bottom painted.
On starboard keel midships is the blister and my repair guy has ground the blister. It's been out of water two days and the spot is still dripping water. Thoughts and suggestion needed please. Thank you.

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View the latest post Attachment(s) Shout Out to Pat the Parts Guy at Marquis Yatchs


Called once again for a silly little part. Roller latch for the shore power door on my 356 broke. Couldn’t find an exact so I called Pat and with little effort he said “well you have 6 installed how many do you want”? That was yesterday at around noon. Box was delivered today!! Great Freaking service! Also needed the drip deflector/swipe for my aft state shower door. Pat gave me the part number and MFG to call to order. Should be here next week!

Thanks Pat!

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View the latest post Anchor Windlass breaker


I just purchased my first Carver a couple of weeks ago. It is a 2001 404 CPMY. Can anyone tell me how to operate the anchor windlass breaker that is under the stairs leading from outside to the salon? It is a round red button and I can't tell if it should be pull out or pushed down? I can't seem to get power to switch at the control station and I am not sure if it's related to the red breaker/button?

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