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tomschauer
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby tomschauer » October 27th, 2019, 8:00 pm

That's the GM converted diesel from the 80's, Its direct bolt up for the 7.4 liter gas motor I do believe. Although the trans would have had to be replaced with a higher ratio for the lower RPM operation.

I'm sure you know that you need at least a 6 pack license and commercial insurance to carry paying passengers?

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Gachong
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Vessel Info: 1977 Carver Santa Cruz 2866 7.3 diesel motor
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby Gachong » October 27th, 2019, 9:37 pm

AaHubb wrote:Source of the post Welcome aboard. What part of our state are you boating in?
..Aaron

I’ll be doing the most on the West coast of Washington. But not opposed to do some whale watching at the San Juan islands.
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby Gachong » October 27th, 2019, 9:40 pm

Cooler wrote:Source of the post Looked up the original brochure for your Santa Cruz. Appears Carver did not offer a diesel, so someone down the line did a repower. Seeing as it was a commercial charter, you have some comfort in knowing it passed the inspections that commercial boats are required to do. Yippee! Diesel will offer you a lot of advantages. Here is a link:
https://carveryachts.blob.core.windows. ... 7/1977.pdf 8-) er

I saw a similar one like this but not as detailed as this! Thanks! Yeah I’m pretty excited about it. It is already licensed for commercial use.
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Gachong
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby Gachong » October 27th, 2019, 9:41 pm

AaHubb wrote:Source of the post Welcome aboard. What part of our state are you boating in?
..Aaron

Mainly the West coast. But not opposed to whale watching at the San Juan islands.
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby RGrew176 » October 28th, 2019, 1:26 am

Welcome Aboard. You have a unique boat there.
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1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin

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Gachong
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Vessel Info: 1977 Carver Santa Cruz 2866 7.3 diesel motor
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Re: First time boat owner

Postby Gachong » October 28th, 2019, 2:49 am

tomschauer wrote:Source of the post That's the GM converted diesel from the 80's, Its direct bolt up for the 7.4 liter gas motor I do believe. Although the trans would have had to be replaced with a higher ratio for the lower RPM operation.

I'm sure you know that you need at least a 6 pack license and commercial insurance to carry paying passengers?

I’ve been doing some research about the 6 pack. I found out that I can either do commercial fishing or sport fishing but not both, unless I’m fishing for tuna here in Washington.

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