And always remember, life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by those moments that take our breath away. Also twice the gauges, wiring, steering systems etc... to have problems with Just my opinion though. Download 20 Carver Boat PDF manuals. ... Montego 2557 owner - Fuel Gauge issues. But it is much nicer to walk right onto the swim platform and through the big sliding door than up stairs through a little door and down stairs. I've got an '89 27 Santego and love it . (Sort of like wondering if you could sell a Rolls Royce with plastic bumpers.) 3 talking about this. Ford 302 mated to a Volvo Penta 280 outdrive. AJ, You think anymore about making that walk thru? Not a far trip...about an hour...but a trip non the less...plus, Put In Bay is a GREAT party!!!! Replies: 1 Views: 235. ranger42c May 29, 2019. Look at the boat, the fit and finish. This is a meeting place for Tiara Yacht Owners. if (document.selecter3.select3.options[document.selecter3.select3.selectedIndex].value != "none") A new forum for owners of Carver Yachts, Join us at http://www.carveryachtowners.com/ "No matter what brand boat you own, someone will find fault and trash it.". location = document.selecter1.select1.options[document.selecter1.select1.selectedIndex].value Havent gone too far - gas is too damn expensive, but even hanging around at or near our wonderful marina we have plenty to do. And most times, we do a port side the up. BBQ swings in or out and have 4. { What are your opinions. I love it and will say that this a probably my last boat. Still has the 1976 Autopilot Drive System and has the original depth sounder which has a paper readout. Plan rendezvous, raft ups & get together's here. Boats vary in quality and reliability over the years and from model to model. location = document.selecter2.select2.options[document.selecter2.select2.selectedIndex].value The reason i ask this is i mentioned to my local marina travel lift operator who has been doing this for over 30 years i might by a bigger boat next year,to replace my 370MY.All he said was "your not getting an other Carver are you?" } Pete Bardunias (28' 1980 Carver Mariner "Arcadia", 21' 1975 Glastron V215 (plus a few more toys), Clifton Park, NY) --- Moderator of the Carver Boats Forum, President/CEO, the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County, Board Member, Eastern NY Marine Trades Assn. As an example my Cummins engines are rated at 2800 rpm. { { When the sales rep says you can cruise a boat with 2800 rpm max engines at 2600 rpm no problem i think hes nuts. We hope you enjoy your visit and come back frequently! Nothing is perfect however it does what it is supposed to do in a reasonable manner. You are currently viewing our board as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions, articles and access our other FREE features. Owned mine for ten years and have no objection to quality or design. That is to say they are set up to give maximum performance with little regard to longevity and whats best for the motor.The website Boatdiesel is an excellent wealth of information. Just have to decide witch one. Ours is mounted on the port side of our 2006 36MY, just outside the port side patio door. It seems most are very happy with there Carver boats be it small or large. function go6() In todays world a brand name is a commodity bought and sold and the 1985, 1995, and 2005 anything with the same brand name may well be related in name only. Not sure about the engine quality but when I asked a surveryer what to look for in engine type his answer was to stay away from Volvo, period. My current boat is the Carver 444 (42k lbs) with 370HP, and plenty of power for me. Hey Kenny, good to see you - I've been a little scarce of late myself. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Good day to all. Not because we're interested in the higher rollers, but to see what a builder can get away with in this price range. amazon_color_logo="FFFFFF"; } User manuals, Carver Boat Operating guides and Service manuals. He says they definately twist and bend differently depending on make.Actually he like my 1990 boat and says the newer ones are worse.I have the famous 370MY that David Pascoe trashes in his review. Check out the Carver 560 Voyager if you like more room then the 52. { I have owned Silverton, Trojan and Carver. We've missed your input and know how. Gets up on plane quickly. This is the Flagship Model so I assume it was their best effort. if (document.selecter5.select5.options[document.selecter5.select5.selectedIndex].value != "none") thanks. lovely question at this time of year... dreaming of next season. I do know the B series which i have is very sensitive to overload failure. if (document.selecter1.select1.options[document.selecter1.select1.selectedIndex].value != "none") { CarverYachtOwners.com is an independent, worldwide club of Carver owners. In this community, we discuss cruising, mechanical issues, gatherings, and we make a lot of friends. We then took out the same boat with the D9 575hp volvos cruised her up to 21 knots and the rpms were well below the max,much easier on the engines.Its not always about top speed.I agree Cummins are great engines but very sensitive to overloading,probably one of the top reasons of failure. ALSO NOTE: There is NO affiliation whatsoever between CarverYachtOwners.com and Marquis Yachts, LLC. That's why I like the 53 and the 57. We use cookies and similar software tools such as HTML5 Storage or Local Shared Objects (together "cookies") to identify your interests and particularly popular areas of our website and use this information to improve the design of our website and make them even more user-friendly. But looking at the gauges and rpm was very close to max. The 52 in my opinion has much better looking lines but a lot less space than the 46. Hello everyone...still here! Carver Yachts - Owner's Forum has 7,953 members. For what it's worth, I've had my Carver for a year and a half and am still absolutely thrilled with it. function go4()