Skylight hatch install

Published date: January 26, 2015
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

I added these two small opening hatches to my boat. I bought a new set of plastic skylights and glued them over the existing skylights, then cut out the opening for the hatch. The hatches are made of black plastic with tempered glass. I used a trim ring made of black starboard under each hatch.
These let in plenty of air. I installed the hatches facing the sides of the boat so when at a dock there is cross ventilation. I used plenty of black silicone to bed everything with and did not torque stuff down hard. Everything conformed to the gentle curve of the original skylights

Published by: Ixneigh


Model Year: 2011
Photo Caption: Hatches inset into front windows / skylights

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