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    Davits for a 3818-gctid824458

    I have a 3818 1988 Bayliner motoryacht, Getting it refitted and the little things fixed have been a challenge.

    Next step, is I bought a usded 10 ft Caribe inflatable dinghy.

    Any 3888 or 3818 owners have suggestions for a simple davit system to store this dinghy on the swim step ?

    Simpler the better

    Thanks

    #2
    Are you thinking flat or vertical, with or without the motor mounted. Simple then becomes launching and retrieval completely set up or strip the equipment and tip it up with something like a Weaver mount.
    P/C Pete
    Edmonds Yacht Club (Commodore 1993)
    1988 3818 "GLAUBEN”
    Hino EH700 175 Onan MDKD Genset
    MMSI 367770440

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      #3
      I'm thinking vertical with a motor swivel. I've watched several videos on weaver davits but how well

      does the glue hold bonding to a 10 Caribe PVC.

      How often does the snaps come loose ?

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        #4
        Weaver snap davits are a great product. Ive had them on PVC and Hypalon inflatables with no bonding issues. I would recommend against a motor swivel on an inflatable unless the davits have an arm that supports the transom. Otherwise there will be too much weight and flexing on the tube with the davits attached. https://www.weaverindustries.com/ind...vit-system.htm

        Consider a Weaver Leaver or Weaver hoist/leaver:

        https://www.weaverindustries.com/ind...y/2/leaver.htm

        https://www.weaverindustries.com/ind...oistleaver.htm
        1999 3788, Cummins 270 "Freedom"
        2013 Boston Whaler 130 SS
        Anacortes, WA
        Isla Verde, PR

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