"Bubbles" is Beautifully maintained, completely refinished,. She is Boathouse and freshwater moored vessel... "Bubbles has had an amazing life and really has a special life story, she was fully restored and maintained by a shipwright Roy Dunbar at Dunbar Marine Services in Seattle. All of her brightwork was refinished in 2012 and covered with ten coats of Varnish. She has lived her entire life in the Pacifc NW, beginning on Lake Union. Please take some time to get to know her! Moored in a boathouse on the Columbia River.
"Bubbles" Improvements are as follows, these items were completed by her current owners:
Removed and replaced all of the old electronics to include:
New E-Series Raymarine Chart plotter, GPS, fish finder and depth sounder.
New Simrad chart plotter at the Lower helm.
New Icon M-Series VHF.
New "Smartplug" shore power plug and connector.
New Blue Sea Systems electrical panel.
Replaced Bilge system.
New Magnum 2000 Inverter Charger.
Associated wiring and fusible links for above.
Removed large old tubular metal radar mast and replaced with semi-scale for the boat wooden mast with antique Beehive mast light.
Replaced worn rear canvas with new screened canvas done by Hayden Island Canvas.
Gave her back her original christened name "Bubbles"
She offers Hurricane Hydronic zonal heat along with the original factory electric wallboard heaters
Her Engines were repowered back in the 1990's with Chris Craft (Chevy 350) engines.
One additional add from the factory was a 1 mile spotlight as replaced by the original 1/2 mile
The new CYA Rosters are now hot off the press and have been mailed to all current CYA members. (If you haven't received yours, please contact Roster Editor Janice Johnson-Palmer, firstname.lastname@example.org.) Thanks Janice -- Great Job!
From CYA Historian Margie Paynton, here is the First Quarter 2018 Membership Report. She reports that we are ahead of last year’s first quarter new members, thanks in part to the new online registration system now in place. The following is a list of the new members and new member vessels . . .
Our Membership System software provider, Wild Apricot, released a new upgrade this week, which included a feature we have been wanting. In the past, when we sent bulk emails to our members, they have only been able to be routed to the first email address in our database. . .