Welcome to Carver Yachts Owners Forum

We are a boating forum for owners of Carver Yachts to enthusiastically discuss all aspects of Carver Boat ownership. Whether you are looking for your first Carver or currently own one, you are sure to feel at home on CarverYachtOwners.com

You are currently viewing our board as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. By joining our free community you will have access to searching the forum topics, post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload your own photos and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Mid bilge pump on 530 carver pilothouse

The is the forum to discuss general information regarding all Carver Yachts.
User avatar

Topic author United States of America
daqcraig
Scurvy Dog
Scurvy Dog
Posts: 1
Joined: January 8th, 2018, 12:23 pm
Vessel Info: 1995 Carver 390 CPMY
Location: Lake Texoma

Mid bilge pump on 530 carver pilothouse

Postby daqcraig » June 13th, 2018, 9:50 am

I need to replace my mid bilge pump on my 2001 530 pilot house . My mechanic is telling me it is located directly under two AC units and will be a major deal replacing the pump . Can anyone shed light on this ? Surely such an important pump wouldn't be placed in an impossible to get to place ??

Thanks for your help

Craig Blankenship
Lake Texoma

User avatar

United States of America
waybomb
CYO Moderator
CYO Moderator
Posts: 1536
Joined: February 5th, 2013, 9:24 pm
Vessel Info: 1987 3697 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar 46 Kevlar Vee offshore
1969 15' Glaspar / 1969 Johnson Electrmatic 85
1964 Barron Flat bottom drag boat
A couple of dinghies
Location: Saint Joseph and Trenton, MI
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 172 times

Re: Mid bilge pump on 530 carver pilothouse

Postby waybomb » June 13th, 2018, 12:50 pm

Welcome aboard!

I can't help with the location and issues surrounding that location in your boat.

I do however take difference with your "Surely...." statement. I think the designers of these things take a sick enjoyment in locating things in almost impossible to reach places.

Good Luck!
Thanks
Fred
1964 Barron Flatbottom with BBC Chevy
1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
http://s4.beta.photobucket.com/user/waybomb/library/
Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft
User avatar

United States of America
g36
Commander
Commander
Posts: 413
Joined: April 7th, 2014, 6:07 pm
Vessel Info: 1997 Carver 405
Location: Soddy Daisy TN.
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 90 times

Re: Mid bilge pump on 530 carver pilothouse

Postby g36 » June 13th, 2018, 4:15 pm

Yep totally agree seems no thought is made to access many things but it looks good on paper!
1997 Carver 405
Crusader xli
The Black Pearl
Soddy Daisy Tn.
User avatar

United States of America
RGrew176
Admiral
Admiral
Posts: 2253
Joined: August 17th, 2015, 4:07 am
Vessel Info: 1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin
Location: Southgate, MI.
Has thanked: 38 times
Been thanked: 160 times

Re: Mid bilge pump on 530 carver pilothouse

Postby RGrew176 » June 14th, 2018, 2:38 am

Nothing on these boats is easy to get at.
Rick Grew

1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin

2004 Past Commodore
West River Yacht & Cruising Club
www.wrycc.com

Return to “Carver Yachts Forum - Model Discussion”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Dweber01 and 4 guests