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Search: Posts Made By: Brian_vancouver
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-05-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Brian_vancouver
tach wiring advice sought

I have a 1949 Monk with the original Chrysler Crown (6 cyl). Can anyone tell me how to wire the dual tachometers (inside/outside helms)?

They were wired to the coil (not sure how), but kept...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Wood hull -- sealing question?

Thanks, that's generally my thinking. Still, I wanted to confirm whether or not the mfg's information is consistent with field experience,

Brian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-09-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Wood hull -- sealing question?

I am almost dreading asking this, but here goes.

I have a 1949 32' Monk Cruiser located in Vancouver BC. I have the boat out on the hard for a few items and want to caulk a number of the wood...
Forum: Gas 11-15-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Chrysler Crown Marine Engine -- Question(s)?

Thanks for the suggestions guys.

I will follow-up with Van Ness and Sierra,

Brian
Forum: Gas 11-10-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Chrysler Crown Marine Engine -- Question(s)?

I am trying to hunt down a few pieces of information on a ~1949 6cyl Chrysler Crown Marine engine.

Can anyone here direct me to where I should looking?

Questions:

1. (Engine model?): The...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: PC Chartplotter advice?

Hello Paul,

I'm ok with spending on this. Ease of set-up and use are both valuable to me. any thoughts?

also, I took a look around the gc site ( Canadian Hydrographic Service...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: PC Chartplotter advice?

Thank you for the suggestions. I was wondering about the navionics iPad app? It was unclear to me on whether or not the charts were worthwhile, and detailed enough, for the general Vancouver, Howe...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: PC Chartplotter advice?

Thanks Paul,

I appreciate the advice, both for the platform and the charts. I would of course like to avoid the govt rate on the charts. Unfortunately, I have no idea of where to look for a...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-20-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 2,049
Posted By Brian_vancouver
PC Chartplotter advice?

I'm lmost afraid to ask, but being not terribly computer adept, I am looking for advice on what software, maps and gps antenna/dongle I should get to serve as a PC laptop onboard chartplotter. This...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Inboard gas engine -- Vapor detector recommendation?

Thanks for the feedback. I should have mentioned that I have almost no sense of smell, even for ordorized substances like gas or LPG.

I've used the Xintex line of sensors for LPG in the past,...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Inboard gas engine -- Vapor detector recommendation?

This is for a 1939 Monk cruiser with an original Chrysler marine gas engine. I would like to add a vapor detector, ideally one with both an alarm and contacts to automatically start the blower. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-21-2013
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Brian_vancouver
What is a "Wavern" Cruiser

I am trying to learn a bit more about my 32' 1949 Monk cruiser. In some documents, she is referred to as a "Classic Motor Cruiser"; while in others she is labled a "1949 Grand Sedan "Wavern"...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Vancouver, BC -- Customs dock location?

That's great! Thank you -- it's what I was looking for. I'll pass it along,

Brian
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Shaft housing question -- galvanic corrosion?

Thanks for responding folks.

I'm going to crawl in and take a better look at the current set-up. I agree that the surveyor didn't seem to be suggesting immediate action, but am concerned that this...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-19-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Vancouver, BC -- Customs dock location?

Hi Mike,

Thanks -- good suggestion. Unfortunately, no joy yet.

Gotta be somewhere!

Brian
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-18-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Vancouver, BC -- Customs dock location?

Hello,

Does anyone happen to know where I can find an online chart or map showing the location of the "Courtesy Customs Dock" at Fisherman's Wharf, False Creek, Vancouver BC, Canada?

I want to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-17-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Shaft housing question -- galvanic corrosion?

I have a recently purchased 32' 1949 Monk Classic Motor Cruiser, and am seeking some advice re; her shaft seal arrangement. She has spent a large share of her life in freshwater (Seattle area) but...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Wanted - boat delivery (Seattle to Vancouver, BC)

Thanks Jack,

These were very helpful.

I spoke with Customs today (Sunday) -- they kept telling me to call one of the ports of call. unfortunately, all of the phone numbers for the ports of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2013
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Wanted -- Vancouver slip (32')

Looking for a Vancouver, BC slip suitable for a 32' Monk. Have a very well protected 24' slip at Heather Marina should anyone be looking to trade down,

Thanks,

Brian
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Wanted - boat delivery (Seattle to Vancouver, BC)

Thanks Mitch, also you Jack.

You just flagged an issue I've just posted on another issue -- transfer of the US to a new Canadian registration. I had this done years ago on a much more expensive...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 08-11-2013
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Process to import from US to Canada?

Hello,

Can anyone tell me what the process is for importing and registering a boat I purchased in US boat into Canada, specifically what documents do I need to file, and fees/taxes need to be...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-11-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Re: Wanted - boat delivery (Seattle to Vancouver, BC)

Hello Jeff,

Thank you a LOT for your reply. I have never navigated the route from Seattle to the Straight of Georgia. Somehow makes me very nervous. Also, should I not hire a skipper, that I'll...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available 08-10-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Brian_vancouver
Wanted - boat delivery (Seattle to Vancouver, BC)

Hello,

I am looking for an experienced skipper to deliver a 32' Monk Cruiser from Seattle to Vancouver. She is powered by a Chrysler gas engine, cruises comfortably at 7 to 8 kts, and has just...
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