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'79 Voyager 28ft

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Vessel Info: '79 28ft Voyager w/ 100KW BMW Marine Diesel.
Location: Cove of the Withlacoochee
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'79 Voyager 28ft

Postby jsinton » August 11th, 2018, 11:36 pm

Hi all! Nice web site.
I have a 1979 Carver Voyager 28 that I fell into on a whim. Little is know of the ancient history of this boat, however this boat was owned by a series of fellows named "Bob". It was only fitting that I, a "Bob", would wind-up by this boat. I found it in a boat yard in Crystal River, Fl. She was refit about 8 years ago with an old BMW Marine Diesel of unknown hours, a D150 rated at 134 hp. It runs, but it's no speed demon.
In Crystal River, you can't swing a dead cat without hitting a herd of manatee. Today, this boat sits on the hook in King's Bay. She's my private recreation condo on the water with constantly changing 360 degree views. I hang out, throw the dive flag off the back, and swim with the manatees. During scallop season, I motor the beast out to the scallop beds in the Gulf of Mexico, throw out the hook, and snorkel for scallops. Really cool cooking fresh scallops and diving for more.
Thanks for reading. Peace.
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Re: '79 Voyager 28ft

Postby Viper » August 12th, 2018, 6:25 am

Welcome aboard Bob. Nice looking ship. I can only dream of doing what you're doing :clap:
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Re: '79 Voyager 28ft

Postby bud37 » August 12th, 2018, 6:54 am

Welcome to the forum Bob......good thing , the boat name forwards or backwards is still the same... ;-) ... :beergood:
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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
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Re: '79 Voyager 28ft

Postby waybomb » August 12th, 2018, 8:15 am

Welcome aboard!
1964 Barron Flatbottom with BBC Chevy
1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft
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Vessel Info: 1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin
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Re: '79 Voyager 28ft

Postby RGrew176 » August 13th, 2018, 2:55 am

Welcome Aboard, nice looking older gal.
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1981 Carver 3007 Aft Cabin

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