VHF Radio, Hooks

Published date: December 1, 2019
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

(A) shows the VHF radio we had installed. The guy doing the installation ran into the lower-upper liner problem and decided to just run the power lines outside the wall for a short distance from the upper liner and then into the side of the house battery compartment. It works, and it's not that bad, but I would have done it more cleanly. Also in the bundle of wires is the compass light wire.

The wires from the VHF pass into holes in the wall behind the radio and into the battery compartment with a nice cover so it looks neat. The wires run into the cover parallel to the wall. I have the antenna enter the cover normal to the wall, and run entirely through the various conduits to the through-deck connector by the mast base.

(B) shows some hooks that I glued on to the wall of the liner. They're convenient for hanging small items and have never slipped or come loose. But I made sure the surface was first sanded and then cleaned where I glued them.

(C) shows the aft end of the hook that holds a gear hammock over the galley. These hooks are also glued on. We divided another gear hammock into two pieces and put a small hammock on the starboard side of the v-berth and in the head.

Published by: Heath

Model Year: 1997


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