We just had the Blessing of the Fleet. The Crew are busy studying for their final exams to wrap up their school year. The boats are getting ready to set sail for the Summer Program at the end of June. And we have the Redpath Waterfront Festival event the weekend before that.
There are a number of projects that we need to complete before we set sail.
|1||Engine gages to be repaired/installed/mounted|
|2||Install on Engine room fire detector (they are ordered)||$350 X 2|
|3||Install secondary Running lights to provide with back up and alarm||$5,000 X 2|
|4||Install range hood for the galleys||$200 X 2|
|5||Installing Ventilation into the heads||$200 X 4|
|6||Install remaining new hatches for Pathfinder that are being made by John Winney||Total Project is $10,000|
|7||Rebuild aft life raft bracket to make it float free working with Mark||Approx $2,000|
|8||Repairs to dory|
|9||Raising the calvents and change closure systems||$500 to $1,500|
|10||Installing an anemometer for measuring wind speed and useful for maritime training||Cost $50 for a handheld one but want to install a permanent one which costs up to $500|
|11||Painting and varnishing projects|
|12||Install new heads and plumbing on Pathfinder||$500 to $1,000|
All of these projects contribute to the safety and improved living conditions for the crew and trainees this summer. Thanks to everyone that has already contributed to these projects … and welcome to all the new volunteers that are able to help over the next few weeks.
Captain Shorey and Captain Burt will be working throughout the weekdays … and the Crew will all working some week evenings and on the weekends (around their yyear end studying!).
Contact the Office at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know when and how you are able to help out.
PS. If you don’t have time available but want to contribute financially to these projects, please click here for options to donate: http://www.torontobrigantine.org/donate/
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