Posts Tagged with ‘Bomar hatch’
19 Dec 2013
Well I think we’ve done it. We’ve gotten the hatch installed. It only took working in the middle of the night in cold temperatures and getting caulk in my beard to do it.
We went to the boat after work which meant after dark, but were blessed by the fact that the boat that is hauled out behind us had crew there working on it and it was lit up like a huge Christmas tree with flood lamps. That gave us some little light to work with in addition to our flash lights.
I started by bol […]
15 Dec 2013
One of the jobs I really wanted to get completed before we got down to the part where we start putting backing plates on the new boomkin was easing access to the engine room. Now the W32 has a great hatch to access the engine room through the cockpit well but we had two problems.
First, to use the hatch was a real bear. The hatch itself must weigh 40 or more pounds and its a size and shape that make it awkward and hard to carry and lift out of the cockpit. Dani is always sure s […]