Viewing MoomaDaze's profile pics of all the boats he's owned got me curious on how many boats everyone has owned in their lifetime.
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Thread: How Many Boats Have You Owned
03-23-2011, 09:51 PM #1
How Many Boats Have You Owned2007 Moomba Outback - waiting for summer!
Why Not? Play Hard! Get wet
03-23-2011, 11:14 PM #2
Ok , I 'll bite.
1969 15' corsair , 70 hp well used outboard. Re painted it, did the back to back seats my self, new speedo and tach. ended up selling it to start a family.
1989 21' Rinker cuddy cabin. Had it 7 years and enjoyed it well . Kids were little and it worked well for them and us of course .
1997 21' Rinker open bow. bought it new , had it 10 years , installed a tower and full vinyl enclosure for camping. It just needed a perfect pass to complete the boat. Sold it in a week in the winter !!
2005 Moomba Mobius lsv. Bought it lightly used, have used it alot of course. Love to surf and wakeboard with it. Used it 2 years before installing a perfect pass , best thing I have ever installed in a boat in all these years. I don't think I will ever go back to a i/o unless it is a huge cruiser to sleep in .
Jim05 Mobius lsv , ballast system , stereo, etc..
03-24-2011, 06:36 AM #3
Just the boat I sold last winter to buy my Moomba, my '89 SeaSwirl Spyder. Owned it for 15 years! Great boat.'00 Moomba Kamberra
'06 Yamaha FZ1 & 6 dirtbikes for me & my kids
'99 BMW 528it
'06 Chevy Express 3500 (15 passenger)
03-24-2011, 07:37 AM #4
um, those werent the only ones.
we also had a small 13' skiff fishing boat with a 15hp gamefisher outboard
a little snark sailboat-bought at costco
had a windsurfer too.
think that was allHey, Its Moomba time
13 Mobius LSV
08 Mobius LSV-sold
03 Mobius LSV-sold
life is about finding the balance between being a responsible adult and staying young at heart
03-24-2011, 08:27 AM #5
1986 Glassport 165RX - it was 16.5 feet long, inboard/outboard, with an OMC Cobra outdrive that gave me problems CONSTANTLY, floors that were starting to give out, a big dent in the side where I hit a buoy at night, and half the gauges didn't work. With that said, I bought it in college as a repo for $1,000, built the tower for it myself, and never in my life have I had more fun on a boat. Some of my best memories ever were made on that boat, including when it'd break down at night. I had it for 4 years and sold it for $200 more than I paid for it and still wish I never got rid of it.
In college I was on the UT ski/wakeboard team, which was sponsored by Mastercraft, and I was an officer which meant I had keys to the boat and could take it whenever I wanted it. We got a new one every year and I was on the team for 3 years, so I kind of had:
'05 MC X-7
'06 MC X-7
'07 MC X-15
In '08 I bought my '05 Supra Launch 24SSV and she's a great boat and we've already made some great memories.'05 Supra Launch 24SSV
03-24-2011, 10:13 AM #6
I'm sure there will be others though, unless gas prices say it's not fun anymore'06 Supra Launch 20SSV-gone but never forgotten
03-24-2011, 10:18 AM #7
Really old 12' aluminum skiff with a newer 15HP Johnson OB. Hey, we kneeboarded and could even ski behind it when we were younger but it took a half mile to finally get up and you couldn't cut at all without bringing the boat to a screaching halt!
1969 Tom Sawyer tri-hull with a mercruiser 120hp i/o. Ugly duckling for sure and not much of a 'chick magnet' but we ran the crap out of it. Years later I actually retrofitted in a late 90's remanufactured 140hp 4-cyl after cracking the block on the poor old thing.
2001 MobiusV - current
Next??Old enough to know better, young enough to do it anyway.
03-24-2011, 06:51 PM #8
03-24-2011, 07:34 PM #9
As a kid my dad had an old green tri-hul looking alot like the one above. But it had a late 60's Merc 115 HP OB. If you have ever had one you will know what I mean whe I say - 'Its a Merc....'
1: 1989 Forrester Phantom 166 with 110HP Johnson. sold in 2000 to by next boat for 50% of purchase price. Lots of stories about this boat if anyone is interested.
2: 1999 Moomba Mobius - current boat.
3. I married into a Sears Jetwind sailboat - now junked
6. Sunflower sailboat
7. paddleboatIf you believe something to be true, it will be - in it's consequences.
1999 Mobius - DD - 5.7L Carb - Perfect Pass
03-25-2011, 07:19 AM #10