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How many boats have you owned in your life?


How many boats have you owned?  

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  1. 1. How many boats have you owned in your life?

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Five so far:

 

1974 Larson 1650 shark with 140 hp OMC

1986 Ebbtide 180 Rivera with 175 hp 4.3 OMC Cobra

2001 Ebbtide 210 Campione with 260 hp EFI 350 Mercruiser Alpha 1

2005 Chaparral 236 SSI with 300 hp 350 mag bravo 3

2013 Chaparral 246 SSI with 300 hp 350 mag bravo 3

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Four and a half:

'73 18' Browning runabout - 110hp Merc outboard

'76 18' Bayliner Eagle - 4.0 Mercruiser TRS (fun little boat)

'78 30' Sea Ray Fly bridge sedan - twin Crusader 350's IB's (PITA to keep everything right)

Partner in an '01 48' Trojan Express "yacht" - Twin Cummins 450C's (too much boat, EXPENSIVE and always worrying about everything)

Now the '92 Chap 2550 SX Sport - 454 Mercruiser Bravo1 (just right for me)

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I have owned four Chaparral boats. Family had boats all my life, but four that I have owned over the last 25 years.

1991 1600SL/90 Merc outboard

1996 1930SST/350L/Alpha1

2002 220SSi/5.7EFI/B3

2005 220SSi/350MAG/MPI/B3

All have been great boats...

brick

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I have owned 6, and still have 2., they are a 14' Browning with a 9HP ,besides the Chap.  OOOPS ! I also have 2 Kayaks. Do they count ? then its another memory OOPS... I built two others as a teenager. A 8' Dugout called "Unstable Mable" and a Pink and Blue 8', Pram So let's see ....that makes 10 ?

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I did the "twos" and that was a mistake!!

My first was a 19' than a 21' to a 23', 25, 27 and now a 29" After the 27 we were going for a 32 to 36 footer. But the deal on the 29' was too good to pass up and we did not have enough $$ behind us too. But in 2 or 3 years, were going after that bigger boat.

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One now but raised around a bunch of them! My Dad had pontoons, ski boats, cabin cruises, sailboats you name it! We had our own lakefront then but I really like just having one dock slip across the street to worry about. 

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10 so far -  1962 - 16ft Crestliner 60hp OB

                  1970 - 19ft Peterborough 115hp OB

                  1972 - 24ft IMP 305hp OMC I/O

                  1968 - 28ft Chris craft single 283 ci Inboard

                   1973 - 32ft Chris craft twin 327 ci Inboards

                   1985 - 28ft Chris single 305 ci Inboard

                   1987 - 29ft Silverton sportbridge twin 4.3ci Inboards

                    1982 - 36ft Trojan tri-cabin twin Chrysler 400's

                     2008 - 280 Rinker single 5.0L VP/DP

                     2005 - Chaparral 330 Sig twin 5.7 Merc. B3

                     2006 - Fourwinns 248 Vista single 5.0L VP / DP

                     Looking at a 2006 310 Chaparral Sig with twin Merc 4.3L with Alpha IO

 

                         

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