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Carver Project boats?

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Carver Project boats?

Postby hkyplr18 » September 3rd, 2014, 11:49 pm

Hi Guys,

First post here and glad I found this forum! I'm a long time fan of Carvers and almost had a 3607 bought last year until my slip was given away(long story). My question--does anyone know where I could find a project Carver Aft cabin in 38'+. I'm in southern Oklahoma, and trying to find an older carver that is on par with what I want has been tough. I am now thinking of looking for a project boat that I can re-do interior, appliances etc. during this winter. I am open to anything out there, in any condition, with motors or without. I've tried google, ebay and other sources but not having any luck. I can't imagine there isn't a derelict Carver sitting in dry dock somewhere. I would prefer something within 500 miles of Oklahoma but that might be asking too much. How about insurance salvage? Any info would be appreciated.

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Re: Carver Project boats?

Postby waybomb » September 4th, 2014, 1:26 pm

Same issue here. We just did our 3697 and have been looking for a diesel 42 aft or a Californian in similar condition to the 3697 when we bought it.
Not too much out there other than sunk total wrecks that have no value.
If you run across a larger diesel vessel needing extensive work and cheap, but too big for you, let me know. I'll watch for you as well.
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Re: Carver Project boats?

Postby Lyndon670 » September 4th, 2014, 2:40 pm

Have you guys looked at "yachtauctions.com" or "yachtsalvage.com"

Some opportunities there...
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