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Welcome to the Checkmate Community Forums

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The Newswire
Forum Announcements (4 Viewing)
This forum is for us to keep you informed with all the happenings of the forums. If we add a new exciting feature or make a change this is where you'll find out about it first.
by Chris
09-03-2015 08:33 AM Go to last post
125 2,224
Articles and News from the "front page".
by Chris
03-30-2016 08:37 AM Go to last post
27 66
This is our Checkmate news forum. Topics include, official press release and company news, factory news, model reviews, models in development and more.
02-26-2015 07:24 PM Go to last post
109 2,149
Is there a Checkmate event, poker run or gathering happening in your area? Are you trying to organize one? Is there a boat show in your area? Post the details here and let everyone know about it!
10-22-2016 11:43 PM Go to last post
324 9,656
Checkmate Discussion Forums
This is the exclusive hang-out for our supporting members and vendors.
Click here to become a supporting member!
Private 77 646
Member Introductions (5 Viewing)
Are you new to the forum? Perhaps you've been a member for a while but just never posted on the forums. Whatever the case, why not drop in to our Member Introductions forum, introduce youself, and say hello!
12-04-2016 10:12 AM Go to last post
1,359 16,075
Play To Win!! (33 Viewing)
This is the general Checkmate discussion forum. Come on in and tell us all about your boat! If your topic doesn't fit into our other Checkmate related topics, then this is the place to put it!
by Hack
12-09-2016 09:29 PM Go to last post
3,753 53,259
This is our engine technical discussion forum. Powerplant types include outboard, I/O and Jet. Topics include repair and maintenance, modifications as well as others.
Engine Technical Discussion (1406/14581) Outboard Technical Discussion (1684/14353)
by 1954bmw
12-10-2016 01:36 PM Go to last post
3,090 28,934
This is our Checkmate setup forum. Topics include props, jackplates and setback, trim tabs, steering etc. This is also the forum to share your best setup tips and top speed numbers. So come on in and exchange setup details with your fellow members.
12-09-2016 02:13 PM Go to last post
2,266 22,284
Overhaulin' (22 Viewing)
This is our Checkmate maintenance, repair and customization forum. Topics include waxing, gelcoat maintenance and repair, interior care as well as complete restoration work. So whether you're completely restoring your Checkie from the stringers up, or simply looking a bit of advice on wax or somewhere in between! This would be the place for you.
12-08-2016 02:03 PM Go to last post
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Local Checkmate Chapters organized by area. If you would like a specific forum for your area, please post a request in the "Board Feedback" forum.
"Cajun Country" (6/100) "Chesapeake Mates" (77/1496)
"Gator Mates" (24/208) "Great Lakes Mates" (105/1795)
"Liberty Mates" (64/1027) "Midwest Mates" (32/444)
"Pacific Mates" (18/628) "Patriot Mates" (22/400)
11-20-2016 03:16 AM Go to last post
348 6,098
This is the virtual Checkmate showroom. Vintage brochures, old boats, new boats, sneak previews, construction pics, we've got them all! Members only!
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Picture This (11 Viewing)
This is a forum where you can post those great pics of your Checkmate. Show & Tell your fellow members all about your beauty!
by ForbesZ
11-03-2016 06:28 PM Go to last post
1,186 19,012
Checks In Action! (3 Viewing)
This forum is for discussing and linking to all the great Checkmate videos members have created and uploaded to free hosting sites like Putfile and YouTube.com.
by merc245
11-09-2016 10:10 AM Go to last post
296 3,072
This forum is for hulls designed by Checkmate but built by other manufacturers. Examples include Fantasy, Paradise, Baja, Panther and more!
by Steve S
07-19-2016 04:50 PM Go to last post
55 1,135
Non Checkmate Discussion Forums
Open Boating Forum (5 Viewing)
This is an open forum for all boating topics non Checkmate related. If you want to discuss your Hydrostream, Allison, bassboat, tinboat, jetski etc., then this would be the forum for you. You can also use this forum for discussing anything generally boating related and also for posting boating related announcements or notices.
12-09-2016 11:42 PM Go to last post
1,192 12,940
Boating Videos (1 Viewing)
This forum is for discussing and linking to Putfile and YouTube.com marine videos which are not Checkmate related.
11-07-2016 10:32 AM Go to last post
163 1,450
Vintage Boating (6 Viewing)
This is our non-Checkmate vintage (pre 1976) boating forum. Discussion topics include; wood boats, vintage glass boats, vintage motors and accessories.
by 1954bmw
04-22-2016 07:05 PM Go to last post
63 619
This is a forum for general discussion of boat trailers and tow vehicles. Topics including, trailer repair and maintenance, proper set up etc.
08-08-2016 09:07 AM Go to last post
316 4,744
This is a members only off-topic forum, for non boating related discussions. Topics can include cars, sports, music etc.
Please do not post content which is; vulgar, racist, sexist, homophobic, or likely to offend others. Content which contravenes these rules will be promptly removed without notice.
Private 2,420 36,983
Checkmate-Boats Marketplace
Supporting Vendor and not for profit personal listings only please!
This forum contains listings placed by the board's supporting vendors. All members can respond to threads, but only supporting vendors may start them.
by jjg
02-28-2012 08:02 AM Go to last post
27 334
Checkmate Listings (8 Viewing)
This is our forum for listing Checkmates for sale or wanted. Please note that this forum is for member placed Checkmate listings only. For linking to non member listings such as eBay ads, please use our eBay, Internet & Other Listings Forum.
12-10-2016 02:57 PM Go to last post
1,855 17,442
This forum is for listing outboard motors, inboard motors, drives and all engine related parts for sale and wanted. For all other non engine related parts, such as guages, jackplates, steering and interior parts etc., please use The Parts Department forum.
by 2015VXR
10-16-2016 04:56 PM Go to last post
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Propellers (4 Viewing)
This is our forum for listing propellers for sale or wanted.
by Brianh
08-22-2016 01:22 AM Go to last post
669 3,304
The Parts Department (12 Viewing)
This is a our forum for listing miscellaneous marine related parts and items, for sale and wanted. Perhaps you're looking for a rare Checkmate part to finish your restoration? Or maybe you have something laying around in the garage that you might like to sell? If so, than this is the forum for you!
by Budman
12-01-2016 11:05 AM Go to last post
1,143 5,425
Member listings of miscellaneous items which do not fit into our other categories such as non Checkmate boat listings, autos, boat trailers etc.
12-08-2016 03:08 PM Go to last post
426 2,780
Have you found a Checkmate for sale, or other interesting item on eBay or elsewhere that you think your fellow members might be interested in? If so, then use this forum to link to the listing or provide the details of it.
12-06-2016 05:42 PM Go to last post
1,805 13,856
This forum is hosted by GiGi, our official Checkmate Posting Bot who is on the lookout "24/7", for Checkmate related listings on eBay. If GiGi finds a Checkmate related listing, she'll post it in this forum for you to "Check" out.
by GiGi
12-10-2016 06:25 PM Go to last post
2,879 4,067
Board Administration
Like the site? Hate the site? Encountering an error or bug? Have a suggestion? Do you need a little technical assistance? Come on in, this is the forum.
by Hack
11-05-2016 02:52 PM Go to last post
333 3,676

Top 5 Stats
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Old Gearing for more...    12-10, 13:36  1954bmw  9  354
Old Mobile friendly?    12-09, 23:42  keith4216  7  277
Old 2016 Boat of the...    12-09, 22:34  skynet  13  613
Old Built a margarita...    12-09, 21:29  Hack  3  197
Old Ride Guide...    12-09, 14:13  Markp80m  5  195
Old 1968 Fabuglas...    12-08, 17:30  GiGi  0  116
Old CHECKMATE ETCHED...    12-08, 15:08  largecar91  9  421
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Hack  28
GiGi  25
Chris  24
Sam I am  20
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Old Engine selection...  632
Old 2016 Boat of the...  613
Old New member from...  526

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