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Old 10-28-2018, 06:30 PM   #1
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Greetings from Newfoundland,

Folks new to trawlers (apart from starting my marine career on a dragger) as always had sail boats until now.

Bought an old 40' Passage maker because I thought she looked good in difference to some other non sailing boats which have the appearance of a shed on the water.

Nevertheless as I have a fair bit of work ahead of me to get the old girl the ways I like it. Therefore would very much appreciate if someone out there could share some pics from the the engine bay for me to see how it's supposed to look like, main thing is the fuel tanks as making a new set of tanks this winter.

Thanks in advance.,

Urpo
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Old 10-28-2018, 06:46 PM   #2
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Greetings,
Welcome aboard eh bye? Is Passage maker the make or brand? Never heard of them.
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Old 10-28-2018, 06:53 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard. Is it a Defever Passagemaker?
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Old 10-29-2018, 06:03 AM   #4
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Correct a DeFever Passage maker
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Old 10-29-2018, 07:36 AM   #5
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Welcome aboard, and keep us update with your ongoing renovation work, that is always a topic of high interest.

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Old 10-29-2018, 11:14 AM   #6
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A friend of mine used to own a Defever 40 Passage Maker. It was a nice boat, built in Costa Mesa CA I think.
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Greetings,
Mr. U. You might look for other Defevers for sale on the internet. Depending on the listing, there may be pictures of what you're looking for.
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Could you be a little more specific as to what length and model you have.
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Could you be a little more specific as to what length and model you have.
He has a 40 foot DeFever Passagemaker.
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Old 10-29-2018, 09:00 PM   #10
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greetings from newfoundland,



folks new to trawlers (apart from starting my marine career on a dragger) as always had sail boats until now.



Bought an old 40' passage maker because i thought she looked good in difference to some other non sailing boats which have the appearance of a shed on the water.



Nevertheless as i have a fair bit of work ahead of me to get the old girl the ways i like it. Therefore would very much appreciate if someone out there could share some pics from the the engine bay for me to see how it's supposed to look like, main thing is the fuel tanks as making a new set of tanks this winter.



Thanks in advance.,



urpo


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I am a owner of a 1979 40ft DeFever passage maker and I am refitting her this past year mine has twin 130 Perkins I am installing a newly rebuilt one in very soon if you want any info you can hit me up
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Old 11-01-2018, 07:56 AM   #12
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Hi, welcome to TF. Your nic name will be very influenced by a Finnish name, maybe your family will come from here long ago?

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