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If you are new to Downeast Boats or this forum please introduce yourself and ask any questions about Downeast Boats here. "There are no dumb questions, just dumb answers".
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"Everything Downeast Boat" ..Here you can introduce yourself, talk about the history of Downeast boats, ask advice on the purchase of a DE , marine product/ supplier discussion, Where to/ how to.
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A general discussion on all of your favorite builders of downeast boat 25ft and over(mostly inboards) and your experiences, opinions, and specs of each..H&H, South Shore, Eastern, Holland, Sisu, Wayne Beal, Calvin Beal, Wesmac, Lowell,Duffy, Otis Enterprises Marine,Young Brothers, Spencer Lincoln, Mount Desert Island, BHM, Northern Bay, Terry Jason, General Marine,Osmond Beal, Ronald Rich, JC, Fortier, Jarvis Newman, Bruno& Stillman, Ernest Libby, Ken Flowers, Mitchell Cove, Nauset, Repco, Webbers Cove, Beals Island, Novi,Five Islands, Tripp Angler, Harris Cuttyhunk, Downeast Boats and Composites...etc.
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A general discussion on smaller Downeast Boats 14-24ft. Here you will small lobster boats and center consoles. Popular builders include Eastern, Holland, Sisu, Wayne Beal, Calvin Beal, Lowell Brothers, General Marine, Mitchell Cove, Repco, Webbers Cove, Midland Skiff, ROS, Novi,Tripp Angler, Malone, and more.
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Downeast Boat Pictures (13 Viewing)
Here you can litter the forum with pictures of downeast boats of all shapes and sizes. Post pictures of your boat, boats from around the web, or boats from your harbor. Ask members to identify hull types.
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Post pictures of your boat projects, ask for help, and learn how to complete your boat project or repair. Discuss different Marine Epoxies, Resins, Awlgrip, Marine Lumber, Molds, Hull and Top Kits. Find out about the best places to get boat building supplies/materials and tips and tricks.
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Downeast Engine Room (24 Viewing)
Marine Diesels, Marine Inboard Gas Engines, Outboards,...Discussion on tips to repair, maintain, purchase, and install. Share the specs of your boat including Speed, Horsepower, and GPH (gallons per hour).
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Marine Electronics (2 Viewing)
Marine electronics/wiring …Sounders, Boat GPS, Fish Finders, Radar, VHF. Reviews, troubleshooting and general discussion of each manufacturer.
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Category for plywood skiff builds, Brockways, Amesbury, Sturdy, George Williams, Stonington, Five Islands, ROS, Holland, Lobster Skiffs, Crabbing Skiffs, Skiff plans, Skiff Restorations.
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Please let us know if you have any questions comments or concerns. learn how to post pictures and use the forum to its full extent.
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Pirate's Cove Forum
Everything else.. Funny youtube videos,pictures, trucks, etc..
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Mermaid Of The Day (4 Viewing)
A daily mermaid posted by the members of the forum
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List your Downeast/ Lobsterboat for free. Sell your Lobster Traps, Permits, EPIRB, Marine Engines, Lobster Skiffs, Livewells, Tuna Fishing Tackle,Hydraulic Pot Haulers, Fiberglass/ Epoxy, Trailers, Moorings, gill nets, etc.
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Found Boats For Sale (45 Viewing)
Let the other members know about downeast boats for sale on craigslist, yachtworld, uncle henrys, etc.
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A section for users to post found engines, parts, materials, electronics, props etc new or used that you find..Post results from craigslist, ebay, uncle henrys, a dealers website etc..
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Fishing Forum
Tuna Talk (8 Viewing)
General discussion of Bluefin Tuna Fishing on Stellwagen Bank, George's Bank, Grand Banks, The Canyons etc. Talk techniques, tournaments, water temps, depth, and tides..Post pics of your catch and tell the fishing tale.
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General talk about the commercial fishing industry. Lobstering, Longlining, Gillnetting, Trawling, Shrimping, Crabbing, etc.
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General discussion and fishing report of game fish in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. Enlighten the forum with your tips, tides, tricks, lures, bait, and hot spots. Post Pictures of your catch.
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Plug your charter business or recommend a charter boat to the members. Be sure to include a link to the website.
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South Shore Boatworks (SSBW) of Halifax, Ma. was founded in 1990 by Bob Fuller, a 3rd generation boat builder and master craftsman. SSBW specializes in the building and restoration of wood and fiberglass down east boats for work or pleasure. SSBW is the builder of the Gurnet Point 25, a Jamie Lowell design. We also are patternmakers for bronze marine hardware. and builders of custom traditional wooden ships steering wheels. Visit our website at www.southshoreboatworks.com
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Soundown is the worldwide leader in noise control materials. Downeast builders were among Soundown’s original customers, ensuring owners & builders to ensure a smooth, quiet ride aboard some of the world’s toughest boats.Post here to talk about insulation, engine mounts, and exhaust systems or noise reduction in general. Email sams@soundown.com or soundown.com
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Ocean Marine Insurance Agency Inc. has been servicing your insurance needs along the entire East Coast of the United States for years. We are built on the principles of providing superior customer service and quality insurance solutions. As an independent agent, we work with select insurance companies that have proven their performance over the years.http://www.omiainc.com/
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Trade Pricing On Engines, Generators, Gears, Turbos, Intercoolers& Parts! Precision Marine was actually first founded as a Detroit Diesel service center, and 30 years later still one of the Northeast’s Premier Propulsion Specialists. A ‘Gold-Plus’ Dealer for Yanmar, Certified Cummins, Authorized Volvo Penta, Scania, ZF, Twin Disc, Fischer-Panda, Onan and more. The wrench-heads at Precision have a ton of experience calculating power and performance with every kind of hull design.www.precisionmarinecenter.com
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We are the marine re-powering specialists in Niantic, CT; offering high performance and fuel efficient gas or diesel engine installations.Factory Authorized Sales for:Yanmar,Cummins, Scania, Zeus, Westerbeke, Phasor, Elco,ABYC Certified Master Marine Technician Certification, portniantic.com
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SMSDistributors.com is a division of Specialty Marine Solutions, Inc. (SMS), a family operated business located on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. SMS offers high-quality consumable items such as abrasives, adhesives, paint & supplies, protective apparel, reconditioning compounds & wax, safety equipment, tapes, tools and much more.
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Since 1979 and located in Searsport, ME, Otis Enterprises Marine (OEM Marine) are builders of custom downeast boats ranging from your basic lobster boat to your classic luxury day cruiser. OEM Marine is the builder of the 42' OEM and also does repairs and storage.
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