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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-12-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 4,946
Posted By StephenBrooks
Shore Power for Liveaboard Albin Vega 27

Insulating project begins on my Vega 27 Monday. After some researching I've decided on 3/4 inch Armaflex insulation glued to the hull down to the bildge for added value with 3m 90 plywood battens or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-10-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By StephenBrooks
Insulating Hull

Hi All,

Now that I'm living aboard my Vega 27 my earlier priorities have been reordered quickly. A warm dry boat is the first thing.

I want to begin to insulate the hull next week and wonder...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-07-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Fraser River Trip

Well, I made it. Now safe and sound at Shelter Island Marina on the Fraser River.Thanks to all of you for your guidance. While most were enjoying an exciting hockey game and the streets of downtown...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thanks Faster, I have had one Canadian...

Thanks Faster,

I have had one Canadian Surveyor say tell me it's not worth the hassle (understandably) and one recommended by the marina out there but have not received a confirmation as yet.
...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-25-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By StephenBrooks
Surveyor Point Roberts

Hi All,

Wonder if anyone can recommend a surveyor for my Albin Vega 27 which is currently at Point Roberts. Need it mostly for insurance.

Thanks,

Stephen
Vancouver
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Fraser River South Arm

Yes I did open an account with AVADEPTH. I found it a couple of months ago while searching for info on the Fraser.

It looks quite useful now that I can understand the data. Well, sort of anyway....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Jack, Purchased current atlas and...

Jack,

Purchased current atlas and Washburnes Tables. The first thing I noted was his warning about not using the atlas to predict slack tides and suggests using Government tables for precision....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thank you Jack, I will pick up an Atlas...

Thank you Jack,

I will pick up an Atlas first thing tomorrow. I have read of a number of capsizes at the entrance during bad weather. This convergence of currents is quite powerful I guess.

I...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Fraser River

Thanks so much for the fast response. I was out yesterday riding my bike around Stevenson and as I looked out towards the river entrance, the buoys marking a channel extended as far as I could see....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4,527
Posted By StephenBrooks
Fraser River Approach

Hi all,

As I plan to live aboard at Shelter island marina in April, I wonder if I could get some help from any of you local sailors on when and how to head up the south arm of the Fraser River...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-16-2009
Replies: 3,445
Views: 952,391
Posted By StephenBrooks
Vancouver, British Columbia & Gulf Islands

Vancouver, British Columbia & Gulf Islands
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-11-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thank you Capnblu See you on the river. ...

Thank you Capnblu

See you on the river.

Stephen
Forum: SailNet FAQ   11-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,233
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thanks Tom...Indeed, this will give me a great...

Thanks Tom...Indeed, this will give me a great start.



Stephen
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-11-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thanks No doubt it will all be exciting,...

Thanks

No doubt it will all be exciting, even the "slog" up and down the river. And, no doubt the excitement of that trip will wear off before too long.

Stephen
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-11-2009
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By StephenBrooks
First Boat Vancouver BC

Hi all!

Joined sailnet in July and bought my first boat in Oct. It's a 71 Albin Vega 27. Planning on mooring it in a marina along the Fraser River in April.

The project list begins with a new...
Forum: SailNet FAQ   11-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,233
Posted By StephenBrooks
Thanks for the help, much appreciated. I...

Thanks for the help, much appreciated.

I will give Graham a call and also contact Master Craft for awnings.

Stephen
Forum: SailNet FAQ   11-11-2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,233
Posted By StephenBrooks
Vancouver area marine Electricians

Hi all,

I've just bought a 1971 Albin Vega 27 (my first boat), lots of work has been done, including new mast and sails in 2004.

As I plan to live aboard along the Fraser River at Shelter...
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