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08-22-2019, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Fiddlehead

Sir, You and your beautiful families have my...

Sir,
You and your beautiful families have my deepest sympathies. Sending you my very warmest regards.
Fiddlehead
08-21-2019, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Fiddlehead

Likewise from Maine.

Likewise from Maine.
08-21-2019, 03:05 PM
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Views: 1,059
Posted By Fiddlehead

Folks who have Pursuits sure do love them. Lots...

Folks who have Pursuits sure do love them. Lots of repeat buyers. Seems to be the same under the new company ownership as it was under S2 Yachts.
08-21-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,453
Posted By Fiddlehead

These are Mercruiser 8.1 motors, correct? Do...

These are Mercruiser 8.1 motors, correct?

Do you know if they were running okay before they sat so long? Motors do not like to sit. They like to be run.

I'd guess your port motor's impeller...
08-19-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By Fiddlehead

If you own a Tiara and are familiar with Tiara...

If you own a Tiara and are familiar with Tiara quality, I do not think you would be happy moving to a Luhrs.

Here is a thread that compares the two:...
08-18-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Fiddlehead

Said and heard many times "You never want to be...

Said and heard many times "You never want to be the final owner of a boat, car or RV."
08-12-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Fiddlehead

Like this? ...

Like this?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/500x500/86012_18_22399_1558145033_9047d18543a3bd949f9147241ab2fbff10e70c01.jpg
I would measure how much your tiller arm...
08-12-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,244
Posted By Fiddlehead

Sorry if you've answered this already. (I read...

Sorry if you've answered this already. (I read the thread and don't think so.)... Can you get up beyond 1800 RPM at the dock, when you're not underway? If so can you get all the way up to 3000 RPM?...
08-12-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Fiddlehead

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/364x376/1567b513_9306_46be_8681_83640ea2ba65_3b61aa809e90e7b412a16de0eed56816e5628335.jpeg
08-12-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By Fiddlehead

In terms of the cost of boating, fuel is way down...

In terms of the cost of boating, fuel is way down there on the list.
Forum: Northeast
08-11-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Fiddlehead

Cool - can you post it?

Cool - can you post it?
08-11-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By Fiddlehead

Remember, there are only two kinds of boaters:...

Remember, there are only two kinds of boaters: those who have run aground, and those who will run aground.

Welcome to group #1. You're in good company. :thumbsup:
08-10-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By Fiddlehead

I went through the exact decision process myself...

I went through the exact decision process myself before buying my boat, a Tiara 3500 Open. We bought at the end of 2013, with around 380 hours on our engines then, and have about 720 now, 5 1/2...
08-10-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By Fiddlehead

I think you have that backwards. Boat D (diesel)...

I think you have that backwards. Boat D (diesel) is the more expensive.
08-08-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Fiddlehead

FWIW, my first boat was a Sundancer. Enjoyed it...

FWIW, my first boat was a Sundancer. Enjoyed it very much and had no trouble selling it when the time came.

Good luck with whatever you decide.
08-08-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Fiddlehead

Talk to others who've slipped their boats in that...

Talk to others who've slipped their boats in that area. Let their experience be your guide.
08-08-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 17,590
Posted By Fiddlehead

Anti-fatigue mat at the helm. Oh my, doesn't it...

Anti-fatigue mat at the helm. Oh my, doesn't it work wonders!

Second best would be the memory foam mattress topper for the berth. If Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy!

(Hmmm, is there a...
08-07-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By Fiddlehead

For those who are interested, a link to the...

For those who are interested, a link to the thread referenced above...

https://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-forum/905107-17-boston-whaler-knock-off.html

Photo from that thread...
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08-07-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,435
Posted By Fiddlehead

Neat thread, this. Look forward to seeing pics...

Neat thread, this. Look forward to seeing pics when one of you are able to post them.
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-05-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,308
Posted By Fiddlehead

Numerous

Numerous
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-04-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By Fiddlehead

What they said. They come in multi-packs too

What they said.

They come in multi-packs too
08-04-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,956
Posted By Fiddlehead

Update

Brought the boat from our home port (Royal River, Yarmouth ME) yesterday down past the Isles of Shoals, then around Cape Ann to Gloucester, MA where we stayed overnight. Had a great trip down!...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Fiddlehead

Found one - we'll be in Gloucester. Thanks all!

Found one - we'll be in Gloucester. Thanks all!
Forum: Northeast
08-03-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Fiddlehead

Yep - not familiar with the area though so more...

Yep - not familiar with the area though so more comfortable on a mooring. Would love to be where I can take the pup ashore to do his business.
Forum: Northeast
08-03-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Fiddlehead

Last minute mooring this weekend 2 nts, 40', North shore, ideas?

Unplanned getaway opportunity came up and we're looking for a mooring for tonight & tomorrow night (Sat 8/3 & Sun 8/4) somewhere on the north shore.

Marblehead, Beverly, Manchester, Annisquam,...
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