The Long Nap

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Stee6043, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. Stee6043

    Stee6043 Well-Known Member

    Jun 1, 2015
    West Michigan
    1997 Sundancer 400
    7.4L Gassers
    Saturday I went out and visited my 340 for the last time this year. She was pulled and put into storage two weeks ago. Unfortunately the last day I had on her before getting pulled was absolutely miserable weatherwise. Driving mist and rain, windy, cold. Pretty fitting for the summer we had!

    I likely won't see her again until February/March for a bucket wash and wax.

    Another season in the books...
  2. dvx216

    dvx216 Well-Known Member SILVER Sponsor

    Feb 1, 2012
    2000 310 sundancer 5.7 vdrives

    twin 5.7 300 Hp. V drives
    This was the first year for a slipped boat i'm use to having my boat at home so i can tinker with it all winter .This year it is under wrap on its trailer at the marina 2 hours away.It would have been nice to have dragged it home but I could not justify it even though the neighbor would have flipped considering he had a problem with my 230 at home maybe next year.
  3. Strecker25

    Strecker25 Well-Known Member

    Nov 20, 2014
    Rochester, NY
    1998 290 Sundancer
    Twin 5.7EFI/Alphas, Kohler 4kw
    I was just thinking about that today. Our marina is two miles from my front door and we store it on the hard in their yard. I think I'd be lost if it was far away, I find myself stopping down there every other day just to drive by. Especially today as the Lake Ontario buoy measured 70mph winds and the forecast was for 14-17' with occasional 27' on Lake Ontario. It was good to see our winter cover in one piece still
  4. QT1

    QT1 Active Member

    Oct 20, 2016
    Belair, MD
    1990 350 Sundancer, "Quality Time II". Avon rib w/ Yamaha 4 stroke. Upgraded Raymarine GPS/radar.
    7.4 Mercruisers
    Now is the time to start the "Off season" things to do list. My boat was pulled last Tuesday, tomorrow we winterize her. Full canvas is on. 5 miles from the house, and yes, I visit her often!

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