Skylight blinds

Published date: April 4, 2016
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

This is a mod that I probably should have done a long time ago...

I found out about the OceanAir blinds from a mod posted by Knotshore.

My blinds are installed in a different direction though. Boat sent me a picture
of his OceanAir blinds mounted side to side (port to starboard) with the roller
mounted in the center.

I thought that this was a good option for the 26M since
there is some space between the liner and the hull in that location. Since there
is no access to get a nut inside of the liner I used two expansion nuts to mount
the rollers.

For the plastic retaining clip that holds the blind open there was no space between the
liner and the hull in that location so I had to use a different method. I used a
shorter 1/4" screw and Gorilla glue. You need to be very careful drilling in this
location since you could easily drill through both the liner and the hull. I drilled
a 3/16" depth pilot hole.

This is the shade that I ordered from ahoycaptain.com:

Oceanair Cabinshade Size 2 .(OA) CSH-2-B-RP

I paid an extra $10 to get beige instead of silver because I think it looks better.

Published by: Brian


Model Year: 2006
Photo Caption: Blinds Open

Blinds Closed

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