Mark I (1967 - 1971) Fitted with the Albin 021/022 petrol Engine. Engine Exhaust in the centre of the transom near the waterline. Overhanging lip by the mainsheet track. Lower engine bearers to accept the smaller Albin 021/022 Petrol Engine. Stern tube at 8 degree downwards angle. Slight...
I think the Origo is a great cooker. They are now made under the name
Electolux but still exactly the same cooker. Available in the UK quite
I know nothing about diesel heaters on boats. Sorry
At 14:21 17/12/01 +0100, you wrote:
Can easily be an airlock caused by leak-back. There is a fix for this in the VAGB TEchnical Notes, entails making a small resevoir with 22mm copper pipe.
The no compression seems worrying? Is this lack of compression in teh cylinders? This can be caused after using the decompression...
Series III Vegas are the ones that :
1. Have wider cockpit coamings so you can sit on them
2. Coarser non-slip coachroof etc
3. Original fitted with Volvo MD7A Diesel
4. From about V3100 onwards (approx)
No Berserk made it to Antartica and back to Chile. She then sank after
hitting a container on her way to South Africa. See the video, DVD or
read the book, all great. Gives an insight into the strength and
durability of the Vega.
Steve Birch (Technical)
The original bilge pump is worse tha useless (on the cockpit floor). Fit a new
one , whale etc. If yours is not on the cockpit floor then it has been fitted
after-market and you will need to find out the make & model then buy a kit
a local chandlery.
The 3000 series Vega uses a different type of rubber moulding that is
almost impossible to source. I will ask in Sweden where I found the last
lot but its a 5/50 chance.
The otehr option is the new window set but they are a lot more expensive. I
will see if I can find some for you...
I am sure the correct thing is to reconnect the drain hoses. They are pretty
simple and need to be done asap. The drains go to the transom via two large
hoses and connect with jubilee clips. Also ensure the drains on the back of
cockpit locker lids are also connected (small 1/2 inch...
I have my friend Cai (from DenmarK) here in the UK to go to the Boatshow so I will ask him to get some of the latches when he goes back next week.
I think I have answer for holding down the cockpit sole. I have just sourced some stainless 6mm (internal thread) female inserts that are...
the grinder is the best and quiclkest way. Must be used carefully but I have
doine many this way and always works. The sink and toilet outlets are the ones
that stick and usually have to be rtemoved with the grinder. Take off the lips
then push inwards.
Sailing season finished for...
No need to machine the keel mount, just machine the
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Build it with the 1”, take the...