[Public-List] That Space Abaft the Galley

Mike Lehman via Public-List public-list at lists.alberg30.org
Sun Jul 16 13:30:49 PDT 2017

We use ours for a trash can. Can't imagine using it as a wet locker. We
store extra can goods under the floor. We also use a Lucite can storage
rack in the overhead bins which helps to maximze the space and keep it

On Jul 16, 2017 3:11 PM, "Jonathan Bresler via Public-List" <
public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:

> Started in on the galley of Constance on Friday.  Took out the alcohol
> stove.  Removed the plumbing.  Removed the faucets and their base.
> Scrubbed the Formica(?) with ScotchBrite.  The visible surfaces are a lot
> cleaner now.  Much more inviting.  For the present, I'll clean and
> reassemble.  The goal was to clean and familiarize myself with the
> installation.
> But what is that space abaft the galley?!   Right now I have a trashcan
> shoved in there. Several people seem to use it for trash.  Using it as a
> wet hanging locker per the original drawings seems a bit of a
> challenge...."Here Dear, let me shove these sopping wet, dripping foulies
> right through your galley.  You dont mind, do you?"  Seems a bit like a
> lost space.  An idea that has come to mind is using it to store canned
> food.  Use a Sharpie to label the ends of the cans. Strip the paper labels
> off the cans. Place the cans into a piece of synthetic cloth sewn like a
> set hanging shoe shelves (
> https://www.walmart.com/ip/Whitmor-Hanging-Shoe-Shelves-Grey/44782628) but
> with openings sized for cans...witihout corners, just simple seams spread
> far enough apart to accommodate a can.  The top end would have a wooden
> dowel to hold the end of the "can hanger" within reach.  Could place a half
> dozen "can hangers" in there, one for each type of food: veggies, fruit,
> meat, etc.
> What do y'all do with that space?
> Jonathan
> --
> Jonathan M Bresler
> S/V Constance Alberg 30 #262
> Annapolis/Eastport MD
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