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Companionway hatch

chefrsp

Richard Pims
Hi all,
I need to renew the companion way hatch on my 382, hull 178, 1979.
My hatch has teak veneer layed into the hatch top, and the wood is shot. I’m going to remove it, wondering if anyone has done so already, and has pics of project?
 

chawakee

Robert McCabe
Richard,
Remove this shroud first. ...see pic. Then, remove one of the wooden slide sections that are on either side of the hatch. Port or starboard, doesn’t matter which; you will have to dig out the bungs covering the screws that hold the wooden slide section.
Your sliding hatch can then be lifted out.
Cheers,
Rob.
 

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chefrsp

Richard Pims
Richard,
Remove this shroud first. ...see pic. Then, remove one of the wooden slide sections that are on either side of the hatch. Port or starboard, doesn’t matter which; you will have to dig out the bungs covering the screws that hold the wooden slide section.
Your sliding hatch can then be lifted out.
Cheers,
Rob.
Hi Robert!
Did you redo the top of the hatch itself?
The teak laid into the top of hatch is delaminating, going to remove it, maybe replace w sea deck or similar..
 

chawakee

Robert McCabe
Hello Richard,
Yes, I stripped off the crappy teak then coated with Kiwi-grip as I will be doing for the entire none-slip areas on Cha-Wa-Kee.
 

scupper

Vern Gliot
I removed the teak. filled the screw holes and put on artificial teak. I don't remember which brand I used. All are easily applied and look good and hold up well.
 
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