I Own a Boat

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    Sea nymph Striper CC170.

    Growing up on Lake Champlain, I've always had a boat, ever since I was a kid. There was about 10 years after my divorce back in 2001 though that I was totally with out anything that floats. First I bought a 17 foot cargo canoe, which was great for fishing the small lakes and...
    xj287 xj287
    41-45, M
    Oct 11, 2014

    A small fleet, actually - 1986 Mako offshore

    fisherman walkaround cabin, 1966 21 foot Lyman, 1959 15' Redfish, 1996 15' Whaler Dauntless - 10 boats total on the St. Lawrence; ya gotta have more than one boat when you live on an island!
    captbuff captbuff
    61-65, M
    May 24, 2015

    I Have A Sport Fishing Boat

    I HAVE A 38' UNIFLITE SPORT FISHING BOAT I a'm restoring this boat and will post some pictures of my progress she powered by 2) 671jt detroit diesels
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 6, 2010

    Life Long Boat Owner

    Growing up next to a lake it just went with the territory. I got my first boat when I was 10, it was a small 2 man inflatable nothing special but it was mine. By high school I saved up enough money to build a 10 foot jon boat and that kept me on the water until I was 19. From...
    xj287 xj287
    41-45, M
    Aug 13, 2013

    I don't technically own a boat yet.

    . I'm in Afghanistan but I'm planing on buying a boat in a few weeks. I want a bay boat but won't fit in my garage. So I think I'll buy a Bass Boat.. Most likely a Ranger.
    jaxfellow jaxfellow
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2015

    The Doghouse

    I own a Boston Whaler Montawk 190. I purchased this boat without my wife's knowledge one day when she was off camping with my sone. When she got home she let me know that she was upset. Hence the name, The Doghouse. I was also considering calling the boat the Kennel but...
    smartz166 smartz166
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jul 1, 2011

    Boston Whaler 210 super sport 2014 I love it I

    bought it with my own money for my 13 birthday
    football2014 football2014
    16-17, M
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    Bought A Ranger

    Last summer I bought an 18ft. Ranger bass boat with a 135hp Merc and a 74lbs thrust minn kota trolling motor.  I only used it for 2months last year before I had to winterize it but I definitely loved every second on that boat.I broke my arm 2 months back and am still in a cast...
    Speirs506 Speirs506
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    New Found Boat

    I own a beautiful fishing boat.  I bought it when I was on holiday in Newfoundland.  I keep it in my bedroom.  It's a little over four feet long, made of wood, and the hull in painted blue.  It has fishing nets and an anchor, everything I need to go to...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    15 Responses Sep 8, 2007
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