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Old 12-04-2012, 03:21   #1
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Question The Cruisers "Nice to Have" Onboard (Luxuries?) List

As an addendum to Newts thread The Cruisers Essentials List I thought a list of the things that you have onboard to make life (for you) easier / more pleasant / more fun! - whether or not others consider them "Essential" (or simply not very boaty ).

Am thinking of stuff like:-

Bicycles
Motorbike?!
Coffee perculator
Washing Machine
Real drinking glasses

But can be anything - this is not a budgeteer specific thread. All welcome .

If this thread runs a bit I will distill the info onto a webpage / Excel Spreadsheet here Cruising - Equipment List for future reference (and to give folks ideas on what else they "need" ).

Am not intending to exclude anything simply because only one person has an item onboard. A ballpark on the cost involved (buy / install?) would be useful.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:52   #2
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

Ok, DOJ, I appreciate the lack of a budget. Thanks very much!
That really lets loose the creativity, but I will try not to let it go to my head.


Satphone
Full size BBQ and kitchen (not galley).
Dedicated onboard workshop decked out with vice, drill press, compressed air, 240V, 110V, 12V, forge, industrial sewing machine, CNC rig, jigsaw, sander, grinder, drills, microscope, and everything in metric and imperial.
Rum distillery
Complete set of spare parts (carried in the form of a 2nd, identical, completely dismantable boat towed behind the original)
Micro nuclear power plant to run all the gadgets the rest of you are going to suggest
Mini submarine
Massage therapist
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

Am slightly surprised that tools only in metric and imperial - no Whitworth?
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

Rum
Beer
My lovely woman, regardless of cost.
Not in that particular order........although
No tools of any kind, i cannot use them, therefore a mechanic in the aft cabin

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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

kvh satelite tv system
immarsat fleet broadband
walk in deepfreeze.
whisper gen
sauna
kareoke machine,disco lights
micro brewery
distillery
hydroponic garden
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a genset to be able to run all the toys
heat
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

Ok, here is where we are at so far........

V2

Bicycles
Motorbike?!
Coffee perculator
Washing Machine
Real drinking glasses
Satphone
BBQ
Dedicated onboard workshop
Vice
Drill press
Compressed air
240V, 110V, 12V
Forge
Industrial sewing machine,
CNC rig
Jigsaw
Sander
Grinder
Drills
Microscope
Tools in metric and imperial (and Whitworth?!)
Complete set of spare parts
Rum
Beer
A Woman
kvh satelite tv system
Immarsat fleet broadband
Walk in deepfreeze.
Generator / whisper gen
Sauna (not as impractical as it sounds!)
Karaoke machine
Disco lights
Distillery
Hydroponic garden
Mini submarine
Massage therapist
Distillery
Micro brewery
Heater
Aircon
SCUBA Gear

To be continued.........
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

I've actually tried to contact this compant - everyone needs a hydrogen fuel cell right?

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HD 3D radar
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Forward looking Sonar
Connected to 12" Waterproof fold-out/hidden display in the cockpit.

All wireless instruments.
All waterproof/ruggedized computers and phones.
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Deck shower

Cabin heater
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Re: The Cruisers "Nice to Have" onboard (Luxuries?) List

I'm of course going to need a helicopter pad and a few jet skis for the bow babes.

Can't believe some of you can only think about sanders and grinders.
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how about a grinder bow babe?
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how about a grinder bow babe?
That might work.
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Our on board luxuries we love:
300HP Jet Ski
Sat TV in both bedrooms
Magma rectangular gas barbecue
Deck shower w/instant hot water
De-humidifying
Ducted Air Conditioning and heating throughout.
Silent 3K generator w/remote start
Vac-U-Flush toilet
Hot water shower in head
Queen size beds
Bedroom doors instead of curtains
Side thrusters
joy stick control
Stainless hardware throughout the boat.
Teak decking
Microwave
Several refers and freezers throughout the boat
Underwater lighting
Hugh, insane size swim step
Radar / sonar
Power steering
Remote power winch on plough anchor.
Macerator pump on oversized black water tank.
Forward deck sun cushions.
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Guns and anchors
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