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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Sea Ray 410...

Sea Ray 410 https://www.yachtworld.com/yacht/1987-sea-ray-410-aft-cabin-8337971/

This was purely to see what a sundeck layout felt like. The condition of the boat is far, far below anything we'd...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
This is going to be short, but just an update to...

This is going to be short, but just an update to this thread.

We were able to put eyes and feet on a Hatteras 53ED, A GB42, and a Sea Ray 410 yesterday. Quite the mix, I know. We had many...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2022, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,615
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Beta Marine marinizes Kubota tractor engines and...

Beta Marine marinizes Kubota tractor engines and from what I've found, is going to be the cheapest engine if you're going new. I think it's a cool boat, but I get tempted by free boats all the time...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-07-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
I cannot disagree with anything said about...

I cannot disagree with anything said about exterior area safety.

Rufus- We're planning on having a look at a sundeck style boat while we're there; the broker that will be showing the 53ED also...
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By LandlockedInUT
I have heard from a few that a cored hull may be...

I have heard from a few that a cored hull may be less than ideal, what with the coral heads.

Here are some that meet your criteria.
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Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 11:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Thanks for the advice and tips! I think that you...

Thanks for the advice and tips! I think that you might be picturing the wrong boat, and at the risk of insulting your intelligence, here's a few shots of the 53ED if they help.

Plenty of access...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Our search will encompass everywhere east of the...

Our search will encompass everywhere east of the Panama Canal that is within US waters. While a transit from PNW to the east coast would be an amazing adventure, it's just not within the scope of...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
One more thing about line handling I forgot to...

One more thing about line handling I forgot to mention- we want to avoid marinas as much as possible beyond fuel and pump out, so side deck access isn't as important to us as the livable area of the...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
How used is used, though? Our cap is $250k and...

How used is used, though? Our cap is $250k and we haven't seen anything remotely appealing in that price range newer than 25ish years old. I would think that the used stuff at boat shows wouldn't...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
You snuck this one in while I was writing another...

You snuck this one in while I was writing another book. ;)

I don't believe I proposed simply asking if everything works but if I did, I misspoke. That's a question I'd put down there with asking...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Sage advice as always, lady and gentlemen. I got...

Sage advice as always, lady and gentlemen. I got so used to one line smartass answers/replies on social media, I forgot how much better discussion boards are for this kind of discourse. Man, I...
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 08-05-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,838
Posted By LandlockedInUT
I can't speak for him because I don't know what...

I can't speak for him because I don't know what he's referring to, but let's run with that 30kw gennie because I think I know what you're asking...

So you have a genset that puts out 30kw of...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 01:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
I started out when I was four in my dad's lap at...

I started out when I was four in my dad's lap at the helm of our avocado green Orlando Clipper with some cable-steered 40 HP Evinrude from the 60's. After that, my first boat was a Sandpiper 8 with...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-05-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Gentlemen, Thank you all so much for the...

Gentlemen,

Thank you all so much for the outpouring of knowledge! This is far more than I expected, and I am humbled by the thought you all gave to your answers. I started this thread thinking...
Forum: Electric Powered Boats 08-04-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,838
Posted By LandlockedInUT
The part I find particularly laughable is the...

The part I find particularly laughable is the oft-mentioned idea to use a generator to generate AC, then rectify it to DC to store in the batteries, then convert it back to AC to run the motor.
...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-04-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
I really appreciate the replies so far! I just...

I really appreciate the replies so far! I just got done reading the "Boat Prices has the world changed" thread, and it was a real eye opener. To riff on what I read in there a bit, I've already...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-04-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Thank you. That we will. Follow up questions-...

Thank you. That we will. Follow up questions- what's the usual % brokers get and who pays them- the seller or the buyer? When I've bought houses, I've usually asked the agents to accept 2% instead...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 08-04-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,242
Posted By LandlockedInUT
General etiquette when initially viewing a boat questions.

Hi all. We are finally in the preliminary stages of our boat search. We're in Utah and none of the stuff we're looking to get in to is here, so for the past two years we've just been window...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,362
Posted By LandlockedInUT
My take on the dilemma is that as long as you...

My take on the dilemma is that as long as you don't push back or make eye contact, it'll be fine.



Hence, how the glory hole was invented.
Forum: Grand Banks 05-22-2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,347
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Her name is probably coincidental, but my family...

Her name is probably coincidental, but my family spent a week on a GB36 from Chitwood Charters over in Sarasota back in the late 80's, and the name was Sun-something. Sunrise, Sunshine, I can't...
Forum: Welcome Mat 01-23-2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By LandlockedInUT
Howdy.

Go grab yourself a beer because I'm one of those guys that loves listening to himself type. ;) If you don't have patience or are out of beer, skip to the end and I'll summarize my questions.

As...
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