[Public-list] Modified galley and v-berth.
Roger L. Kingsland
rkingsland101 at ksba.com
Fri Sep 3 06:45:01 PDT 2004
Great descrioption, even I understood it after only 3 readings (but I also
would love to see pics). One question; how do you use the space under the
old ice box (new nav table)? Is it storage or have you an aft facing seat
with leg room under the nav table?
Roger L. Kingsland, AIA
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----- Original Message -----
From: "David Fisher" <liquid_addiction at hotmail.com>
To: <public-list at alberg30.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2004 7:55 PM
Subject: [Public-list] Modified galley and v-berth.
> My Alberg has these modifications. She was a live aboard for some years
> before I owned her and the former owners put a number of well thought out
> additions in. The stove, which used of course to starboard of the sink,
> replaced by a Force 10 two burner stove and oven forward, as in that one
> sale. In the place of the old stove is a refrigerator box. Another
> refrigerator box is installed in the place of the oilskins hanger. This
> gives good benchspace for the galley. Opposite, where the old ice box
> is a nav table. What is left of the starboard berth has been raised about
> 25 cm. to allow for more storage underneath. The backrest is gone, with
> cushion extending to the liner. This extra width allows the space behind
> the oven to be used to make that berth into a quarter berth style
> arrangement. It is a surprisingly good sea berth, where I can wedge
> in safely and comfortably.
> In the forepeak, the berth has been filled in so that it forms a double
> To starboard there is storage, fire extinguisher and soon to be bits of
> the collapsible tender I am building. It works well, I think, however it
> leaves the draws under less accessible. It also fills the interior in
> than would the original set up.
> For weekending and daysailing, the original interior would definately be
> best, but as my home for at least part of the year and when I sail mostly
> single handed or with one other, I find my arrangement great. The force
> oven and stove alone make the galley a better cooking areas than what I
> at home.
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