Jump to content

Welcome to TheMalibuCrew!

As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to Register for an Account. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today!

Swamped!!


Recommended Posts

My sister and I share ownership of a boat lift at my lake cottage. She lives local and uses it unless I’m in town. The lift broke Sunday so yesterday they had it on the mooring. Done this many times.

big winds, big waves. Swamped.

any suggestions on what to do/not do to minimize the damage?

its not a Malibu, its a Regal Sessions wakeboard boat.

 

IMG_3491.jpeg

Link to comment
ahopkinsVTX

Call insurance. Let them handle everything.

That sucks though. The wind was crazy yesterday and was probably coming straight down crystal lake. Was there not enough slack to the mourning or were the waves so big they just came over the bow anyway?

Link to comment

They got it out last night, so it was underwater for 4-6 hours. Insurance inspected it today and sent it to the marina to “pickle” the engine. 

They will know more in a day or 2. My nephew and nieces are heartbroken. They just got it out on Saturday so the summer was just beginning. So sad.

Link to comment

Hopefully the marina (or your sister if she still has access to the boat) sprays all mechanical and electrical components with a liberal dose of WD-40. 

Link to comment
2 hours ago, Eagle River Mike said:

What broke on the lift, cable or something more complicated?  I am always fearful that my lift will break.

Not sure. One side was bound in the “up” position.

Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...