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Dkantor
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Wed May 08, 2019 6:41 am

Hi everyone,

I just purchased (last week) a 2001/2002 TE in Hingham, MA. A buddy and I moved her up to Rockport, Maine in two days, no incidents. Lots of things on the boat don’t work at the moment...plenty of deferred maintenance from the previous owner...but the important stuff...engine and steering...were fine.

This is my 6th boat and 2nd powerboat. Aforementioned buddy and I owned an Eastbay 38 for a few years before he decided to go back to sail.

The boat will mostly be used for day trips to explore the islands in Penobscot Bay and points east, with very occasional overnights. Am very excited to be back on the water (we spent last year boatless after the Eastbay sold quickly) and want to thank everyone on this forum for all of the valuable information and advice I’ve picked up just from reading.

Pic of boat at the Rockport town dock is attached below.
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Norseman
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Wed May 08, 2019 9:04 am

Welcome aboard and congrats with the new boat.
What things does not work, and which motor do you have?
Lots of info on this forum how to fix stuff without reinventing the wheel.
Got the same year model and been busy doing “stuff”.
Great boats.
2001 28TE, 6LP-STE, 1,000 hrs. 19X18 four-blade wheel.

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catalina_mike
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Wed May 08, 2019 9:53 am

Welcome to the forum and there is plenty of helpful information here from lots of folks.
Albin 1999 28TE
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Dkantor
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Wed May 08, 2019 4:24 pm

Norseman, we have the Yanmar with just over 2000 hours. Seems to have been well maintained and runs fine.

Most of the non working stuff relates to electronics. Chart plotter has an intermittent fault. Radar is n.g. Autopilot appears to have a frozen hydraulic pump. Battery charger and inverter appear not to be working. That kind of thing. Refrigerator is rusted out due to a neglected leaking port, which also caused damage to the cabin side (wet core) and galley bulkhead. All of this will be addressed over the summer or in the fall.

WillieC
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Thu May 09, 2019 12:31 am

"Most of the non working stuff relates to electronics."

Oh, just the cheap stuff, HA!

Welcome aboard Dkantor. Let the fun begin!

Dkantor
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Thu May 09, 2019 9:16 am

WillieC, ha ha is right. Fortunately most of this was known when we bought the boat and we got a price adjustment for it. Naturally the actual cost of fixing everything will be about twice the adjustment, but that's how it is with boats. (This is not my first rodeo.) Let the games begin, indeed!

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Thu May 09, 2019 9:36 am

Boy do I know this... you want forward scan and total scan? Oh you need another ethernet sonar hub. Ha Ha Don't tell the Commodore.. But my swivels and hooks arrived yesterday. Here fishy fishy.
Albin 1999 28TE
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SDI / TDI Instructor 18172
USCG 100 Ton near coastal

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