Fixing Up My 30yr Old ITALIAN YACHT!

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B is for Build

Il y a 5 mois

In today's episode we're making some huge improvements on my 30 year old Italian yacht.
Huge thanks to Garmin for the support with our new chart plotter and sonar.
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eric ong
eric ong Il y a 5 jours
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DvB Be$poke
DvB Be$poke Il y a 13 jours
"Yacht" Speedboat*
Max Vitamin Sea
Max Vitamin Sea Il y a 13 jours
The fortress anchors hold very very well
Zoxar Zaq
Zoxar Zaq Il y a 27 jours
Name of the type of boat
Not3Rd Il y a mois
If I were you I would get a Furuno radar in case you go offshore with the boat.
Rob Mane
Rob Mane Il y a mois
Maintenance = Uprgrades ?
Brian Smythe
Brian Smythe Il y a mois
I used to detail boats once many years ago , feel yout pain on all that buffing LOL
midgetrace Il y a 2 mois
You should also have some basic knowledge of marine lighting requirements and anchoring. What was that about wrapping the hull? You do know that you can spray on a new coat of gelcoat and buff it again right? Don't ever anchor a boat from the aft end. don't forget to send out the anchor for plating or it will be solid rust in a month. I do like the shine it looks good
midgetrace Il y a 2 mois
B is for BOAT but that means Brake Out Another Thousand good thing you have a lot of sponsors ! Say how much do you want for those LSs that didn't quite work out for you.
peter jartved
peter jartved Il y a 2 mois
This is one of my favourite shows ,, Iv learnt so much from this series ,, I find this tremendously inspiring
Daniel Diaz
Daniel Diaz Il y a 2 mois
Always keep your boat original
Racerx Il y a 2 mois
Chris, I use to do marine electronics here on the east coast for several years. When I got out of it a few years ago the upgrading of electronics is huge. Unfortunately the old stuff is very large and leaves very big holes in dashes as you can see. We were doing a lot of starboard panels to flush the equipment back in instead of having the hole refiberglassed. The mounting plate you made is very professional and you may have something there.
Luiz Hair Salon
Luiz Hair Salon Il y a 3 mois
WOW !!! LOVE THE PRINT, you own the print or you sent to print in somewhere ??
Synchronymous Il y a 3 mois
B is for Beunhaas...
Nikhil Pandit
Nikhil Pandit Il y a 3 mois
I think that reasons behind 24V system is long run of wires and voltage drop not that it's a European model. I don't know anything about boats maybe I'm wrong.
Skipper Richman
Skipper Richman Il y a 3 mois
leave the Meguira's on the shelf. look for TR-3 resin or any gel resin.
Skipper Richman
Skipper Richman Il y a 3 mois
The sanding of oxidation off the boat is called color sanding, cheaper and faster than polishing
Billy Il y a 3 mois
YACHT ? Type in google "YACHT" then "Images" , you`ll then see you don`t have a " YACHT "
Listen here you little shit
Listen here you little shit Il y a 4 mois
The smoke be like: I'm a rolling thunder, pouring rain...
Jessica Hastings
Jessica Hastings Il y a 4 mois
How long is your boat
Robin Wells
Robin Wells Il y a 4 mois
I have watched these videos out of their intended order and it breaks my heart to think that at this stage the starboard engine was probably in good condition but the seeds of its doom were there and someone knew! A couple of hours work could have saved it if you guys were just told. I still hope that you do recondition the old engine over time because after all the gasoline fuelled fun you can retain the option to realise the full value of that beautiful boat with its vintage but practical diesels.
Benjamin Chen
Benjamin Chen Il y a 4 mois
28:53 Apparently Chris can't tell the difference between FOB and P!ATD, even when the stereo says High Hopes. LMAO
Simplify for Success
Simplify for Success Il y a 4 mois
Tell antifa to stop setting fires
jon mccormick
jon mccormick Il y a 4 mois
You need to Vapor Home all that corroded metal. Works much faster and the finish will be better. You can do it by hand, but just take it all off and pay someone $50-100 to VHT it = much less work and a better result. Maybe a minute of VHT for each piece.
jasper ainslie
jasper ainslie Il y a 4 mois
Looks awesome
That Dude
That Dude Il y a 4 mois
Use LEDs if possible
sHoCkZz boxd you
sHoCkZz boxd you Il y a 4 mois
Yo he is motivated and that’s so cool
Lamar Davis
Lamar Davis Il y a 4 mois
Your boat ain’t even that big bro
Eric Lakota
Eric Lakota Il y a 4 mois
That boat is gorgious cant imagin what a new boat like this would coast .but this boat is way better looking then any modern boat id take it out of watter and inspect it they are great looking boat im make. Guess and say a boat like this is over 150,000
Jacob Wilcox
Jacob Wilcox Il y a 4 mois
Fun little tidbit. Those engines are also in the AAV that I operated in the military. Lots of torque.
David Does
David Does Il y a 4 mois
He just didn’t like the color lol
Defiance 32
Defiance 32 Il y a 4 mois
Rust stains everywhere after using that shitty anchor once, guaranteed
Kwabena Amoah
Kwabena Amoah Il y a 4 mois
Itz sad 2 see ur childhood memories going down in flames this ix as a result of failure of ur gov 2 regulate co2 emmisions in ur country...... #GREEN
Aikaramba Il y a 4 mois
You cant Call this a yacht, this is a cabin cruiser
Lowry Shank
Lowry Shank Il y a 4 mois
booze barge
Fly-Away Il y a 4 mois
Please don't show welding work in your videos - the brightness is burning holes in my computer screen. LOL
Aaron Koscielski
Aaron Koscielski Il y a 4 mois
I'd recommend you trying to use either Fusion 360 or Onshape for CAD Design. Both are pretty simple to use, and I believe low cost. I personally love Solidworks but a license for that is pretty expensive. Good Luck with the build!
Let's Lego
Let's Lego Il y a 4 mois
not a hater but, I don't think you should wear your everyday shoes in the boat. No wonder the white is all dark and nasty now... just saying
David Dale
David Dale Il y a 5 mois
"Hard will be the learning curve with this one," says Yoda. Zinc plated chain instead of galvanized, home made anchor (they are precision devices when made correctly), 3/8" nylon line for an anchor rode (not a misspelling) on a 44' boat, wooden box assembled with staples that are almost certainly made of carbon steel just waiting to rust, depth transducer seems to be attached to an interior surface instead of the outer hull (maybe I'm wrong). The zinc lighting fixtures will be shiny for a while but corrosion is like cancer; hard to eliminate. You need to connect with some people that know as much about boats as you do cars. Oh, wait. They've already commented below. Boats live in a very unforgiving environment but at least you're removed form the salt until you head toward the ocean. Seriously, a few mistakes early on will make you realize why marine grade items are so expensive compared to household and automotive grade items. You will soon value the higher quality items and want nothing else. Owning 17 boats over the years in a saltwater environment taught me a great deal.
Kef103 Il y a 5 mois
Would have spares of those LED bulbs I don’t trust them for a second on a boat
brax6650 brax6650
brax6650 brax6650 Il y a 5 mois
Finally, the vid came out
Ethan Macheras
Ethan Macheras Il y a 5 mois
upgrades and cleaning look great!
J K Il y a 5 mois
The smoke as from all the riots. They are burning down your so called shitty. I mean city
Jordan Kinberg
Jordan Kinberg Il y a 5 mois
It's Italian of course it has got electrical issues.
Jordan Kinberg
Jordan Kinberg Il y a 5 mois
You should add a sound ring around the light bar. Seen that on a lot of boats.
Nick Coleman
Nick Coleman Il y a 5 mois
Barry Pontbriand
Barry Pontbriand Il y a 5 mois
I didn’t here you say that your replacement LED navigation lights are Coast Guard approved
Robert FromOC
Robert FromOC Il y a 5 mois
Are you using MeGuiar's Marine Products or their car products? There is a difference. They make a Marine Gel Wash
Franz Layne
Franz Layne Il y a 5 mois
yes I'm glad u finally do some more work on the boat I love this boat
andrewaway Il y a 5 mois
Transducer, cool. You can time travel now. Please fix things. Thanks.
Manuel Pinto
Manuel Pinto Il y a 5 mois
I'm no expert, but you shouldn't use 2 anchors. the circling motion you complain is normal and shouldn't be stopped...
Jacob J
Jacob J Il y a 5 mois
Hell yea, building an anchor B is for buils style
Sailor Kane
Sailor Kane Il y a 5 mois
Put that sandpaper away. Gelcoat is very thin. Light compounding is enough.
Peter Blackburn
Peter Blackburn Il y a 5 mois
It is so cute that he calls this a yacht, sweet man
Brian Jones
Brian Jones Il y a 5 mois
Good stuff. BTW, it is oxidation.
eloyex Il y a 5 mois
you dont pressure wash an old gelco.
eloyex Il y a 5 mois
dont use shit for sound in a boat, use only Fusion. Have tried all of them and dont last much. Fusion are really the guy for this job
eloyex Il y a 5 mois
you need some advise on this ... let me tell you why 1) that boat is the rollsroyce of the boats. Riva is just an extraordinary brand and its tradition is centenary. Make your homework about the brand and you would be surprise. As a matter of fact a riva yacht cost 2-3 times more than any equivalent brand. dont make weird adaptations bro !! buy real marine stuff , no home made anchors and that kind of stuff !! I repeat, this is a rollsroyce , not a 89 chevy malibu you dont uses shoes on board !!! change all bulbs for LED bulbs. Nice chartplotter. your team is working the boat as a Mack truck. It is not a Mack truck. Some riva boat, specially the classic wood ones are sold really expensive. Try to handle this professional and according the kind of boat. Look advise from some local picky anal yacht fan like me, so you mix his knowledge on the boat with your ability to put things to work !!! Your team can be good for repair cars and so. This is not a car, and it is WAY more dangerous when they fail. Look for the right people to do the repairs and put the necessary money on the project. The final product and the personal reward would be immense ... promise you that ! Would love to be able to help you !! Cheers !
robert m
robert m Il y a 5 mois
Rule of thumb the chain should be at the least the length of the boat
superLEGOman4444 Il y a 5 mois
Bro, I had the episode where you bought the boat, in my “save for later” or “watch later” for over a year!!!! And you still having trouble! Dayummm! That’s tough. Good luck tho!! Seriously! Ik how it can be sometimes with projects.
Stokesy's Diving4Treasures
Stokesy's Diving4Treasures Il y a 5 mois
Ive seen this boat in Portland it is definitely a nice boat.
Brendan Monagle
Brendan Monagle Il y a 5 mois
Wait y’all have a JoAnns Fabric in Oregon? I thought that it was just a New England thing.
Justin Macartney
Justin Macartney Il y a 5 mois
You got a massive bargain on that boat. They still fetch a fortune in europe
Tim Burns
Tim Burns Il y a 5 mois
Alpine to JVC = DOWNGRADE!
Austin Moon
Austin Moon Il y a 5 mois
Loving the boat vids!!! Please do more to your boat! Love watching!
Corey Moyers
Corey Moyers Il y a 5 mois
restoring the throttle and transmission handles could have been it's own episode. Should be lots of places that can rechrome them.
Stejay Rado
Stejay Rado Il y a 5 mois
Making an anchor out of steel a bad idea as it would rust
SAM Il y a 5 mois
As soon as the "stern anchor" comment was made I knew it was going to be controversial.
noy fub
noy fub Il y a 5 mois
Prayers for your family.
untold44 Il y a 5 mois
Buys a boat, complaining about pricing. When boat= Bust Out Another Thousand.
Duif Il y a 5 mois
please for the love of god, get a radar back on your boat. There is a reason boats have it.
Joe Lee
Joe Lee Il y a 5 mois
LOL, famous last words... "Its never been more seaworthy"
Joe Lee
Joe Lee Il y a 5 mois
Love the boat episodes. Would love to have one like it.
Nicholas James
Nicholas James Il y a 5 mois
Funskier67 Il y a 5 mois
Yay! Been waiting for an update on the Riva for a while.
Harbor Detail
Harbor Detail Il y a 5 mois
Thats a boat not a yatch sorry
whoopty doo
whoopty doo Il y a 5 mois
This is just hack work. If you cant afford a new Italian yacht, you definitely CANT afford a 30 yr old used Italian yacht.
Weareallbeingwatched Il y a 5 mois
Bruv DIYing an anchor will void your insurance. Saying "it is not worth money" is like saying "brembo/willwood brakes are not worth the expense". That anchor in a basket might be overkill for a row boat, but in terms of storm resistance for a boat your size... I'm not a sailor... but... Come on man, that is essential safety equipment. Use the proper equipment.
Dirk Diggler
Dirk Diggler Il y a 5 mois
Your engine is going to shit itself!
Prince Bytor Frunobulax
Prince Bytor Frunobulax Il y a 5 mois
Need to pull out all the gauges and buff out that grotty dash.
5luggin Il y a 5 mois
Yessss its back
HyperXprojects Il y a 5 mois
Is that the old Harbor Freight power washer? I made a video on how to upgrade that with quick disconnects and longer hose.
Stuart Holmes
Stuart Holmes Il y a 5 mois
Very talented guys for sure...nothing they cannot do, impressed.
Twin K24's with quad turbos??
Dave Classick Jr
Dave Classick Jr Il y a 5 mois
Hey Chris.... i thought 2020 was the year B is for Build was making an Electric car??? where did i hear that before.. hmmmmm lol... get off the boat!!!
alessandro piccoli
alessandro piccoli Il y a 5 mois
If you sold this riva here in italy, you can do a lot of money
kellin Il y a 5 mois
Oxidization huh?
Don Whitehead
Don Whitehead Il y a 5 mois
No such word as oxidization (5 syllables) is oxidation (4 syllables)’re welcome😜
Rumor HasIt
Rumor HasIt Il y a 5 mois
Take apart on of those charging pads and incorporate it with the phone holder!!
Drew Ansell
Drew Ansell Il y a 5 mois
Seeing how you handle the whole anchor situation shows how you don’t know what your doing. The chain is what keeps the boat in place not the anchor meaning you need a considerable larger amount of chain then 20 links🤷‍♂️. The anchor just helps the chain set. Secondly having a stern anchor for overnight mooring is a recipe for disaster. The boat needs to be able to swing with tides/currents. High risk of capsizing! I don’t know how this boat is still floating with someone of your knowledge maintaining it!!🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️
5ZERO TheIronLion
5ZERO TheIronLion Il y a 5 mois
Hope you and your mum and dad are ok Chris
Carl Johnson
Carl Johnson Il y a 5 mois
Yo there is a video of B is for build under all these ads👀😂
Travis Hill
Travis Hill Il y a 5 mois
Hugs! Watching my childhood burn in the “creek fire” 30 minutes away. It’s heartbreaking
fire surfer
fire surfer Il y a 5 mois
You need some custom floor mats. They have some that trim to fit that may work. weathertech. I don't think they do custom rubber, try
FlexFinder Il y a 5 mois
that navlight bulb is the same one that I just bought for my pathfinder tail lights that I'm about to modify.
Ryan S
Ryan S Il y a 5 mois
I love seeing the marina down in Portland in your videos. It brings back memories of driving down from Canada to visit my family in Portland area. Hope you and your family are okay with the fires, mine are about two hours south of you and things do not look good. Sweet boat, though!
martin hernandorena
martin hernandorena Il y a 5 mois
you could have always use a transmition for the anchor.... :P
Joe Kennedy
Joe Kennedy Il y a 5 mois
Many here have warned you about rear anchoring...this may help to drive it home for you:,to%20pry%20loose%20the%20anchor.
Mike Il y a 5 mois
Please for the love of god do not drop a bow AND stern anchor, its incredibly unsafe and dramatically increases your risk of capsizing. Also when fishing with anchors you only use a bow anchor. Please please take a boating course 🙏🏼 Much love and please stay safe!! Boating is dangerous!
Chad Il y a 5 mois
There's lots of applications for stern anchors. Obviously you wouldn't want to that out in open water in big surf, but on a calm river or bay it can be done with no risk. Don't talk about things of which you don't know
Sam Il y a 5 mois
I love when people call their POS a yacht lmao
HonicBlue Il y a 5 mois
Anyone else's eyes get large when he said they were going to take the Columbia river to open ocean? Lets hope if they go through with it they do some research ahead of time prior to that trip.
Ward Hart
Ward Hart Il y a 5 mois
Anchor aft is a bad idea. Non-galvanized steel is a bad idea. On a larger boat, length of chain is important on the bow anchor. The actual weight of the chain does most of the work. Merchant Marine Officer.
Tdog_GameIN Il y a 5 mois
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