Bought my first boat 245 Weekender

Discussion in 'Newbie Lounge - NEW' started by Oriderusa, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Oriderusa

    Oriderusa New Member

    Jan 24, 2017
    Port St. Lucie Florida
    2003 245 Weekender
    5.0 117 hrs
    My new to me 2003 Sea Ray 245 Weekender. I shopped around and with the help of many folks here, and their valuable information, it's MINE now. I didn't want one this big, but was told that you should always buy your 2nd boat first. The Wife Unit had two requests, a head, and high sides. The survey went fine and found no problems. It has a Merc 5.0 and a BIII outdrive. Nice cabin and a pump out head, so SHE is happy. Keeping in it dry doc in Stuart Florida and first time out will be this Tuesday. I have learned a lot from all the posts on this site, plenty of do's and don'ts.

    This is my new baby:


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  2. JimG

    JimG Well-Known Member SILVER Sponsor

    Nov 4, 2008
    Southern WV
    2007 310 DA
    Kohler 5ECD
    Twin 350 Mags
    Raw Water Cooled
    Very nice... congratulations!
  3. Boater420

    Boater420 Well-Known Member

    Mar 11, 2015
    Clearwater, FL
    '97 330 Sundancer
    Westerbeke 4.5BCG
    Twin Merc 454's
    Good looking boat! Enjoy the first ride!
  4. trflgrl

    trflgrl Active Member

    Jun 23, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    1989 Sundancer 300
    Twin 350 Merc/Alpha 1 Gen 1; Quicksilver 4.0 gen

    And I see you learned THREE cardinal rules: (1) Buy your second boat first, (2) Making the Admiral happy is paramount, (3) Photos or it didn't happen!

    Here's to many happy boating days!!
  5. Richie89

    Richie89 Active Member

    Aug 20, 2012
    Miami Beach, FL
    450 Sundancer
    Twin Cummins 480 Zeus
  6. RidgeRunner

    RidgeRunner Member

    Jan 25, 2017
    Chesapeake VA
    Amberjack w/ Fishing Package. Full Camper Pkg. 3 ax. Trler. Standard Horizon 2200 VHF w/AIS No Mid
    Single 350 MAG MPI B3
    Nice, Congrads!
  7. NotHerDecision

    NotHerDecision Well-Known Member

    Jun 28, 2016
    Houston, Texas
    2001 Sea Ray 460 Sundancer
    2014 Seadoo 155 LTD
    2105 Seadoo 130 SE
    2013 Mercury Dinghy
    Cummins 6CTA 8.3L
    Congratulations! I like that blue stripe.

  8. green anchors

    green anchors Member

    Sep 28, 2010
    henderson harbor, thousand islands
    2002 300 Generator, thruster
    5.7 twins bravo III
    Congrats!!! Nice looking boat!
  9. romanservices

    romanservices Member

    Aug 24, 2016
    Chesapeak Bay
    1999 Sea Ray 370 AC, Raymarine es98 - AlbaCombi NMEA2K converter -
    Twin 454 Horizon MAG MPI - replaced 2016
    Congrats.. remember this feeling, I've been told the only time you will feel this happy is when you sell it or buy another.

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