FEATURED ALBERG 37
SOUTHERN CROSS, a 1977Alberg 37 sloop, Hull # 180, is
owned by Karen and Marcel Steinz of Oakville,
CROSS hails from the
Southern Cross was built in 1977 as a sloop rig,
hull #180. She was purchased by Karen and Marcel Steinz in 1989 from the first
owner out of Queen City Yacht Club on
After many years of cruising on
They also moved the sink location to the area next to the stove where the chopping block was to make room for the engine.
A Muir Capstan windlass was installed. An 1800 watt Heart interface inverter, 2-50 watt Solec Solar Panels, Ample Power Energy Monitor system, NovaKool 12 volt freezer, a Force 10 3 burner stove, replacing the old Shipmate, (the Force 10 does fit into the area for the old stove). Southern Cross was converted into a cutter rig. A self priming macerator pump was installed as well.
Southern Cross left
After spending the winter in
Also a 6-8 gallon per hour SK Watermaker was installed
and a new Force 10 water heater. Southern Cross left the dock at Kinsale on
Southern Cross is a registered Canadian vessel, which travels with an AB inflatable dinghy with a 15HP Nissan engine. A unique feature of Southern Cross is her spinnaker, a blue sail with the five star of the Southern Cross. The reason for the name Southern Cross is that the previous owner was an Aussie and the tradition continues.