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I have removed and resealed my forward cabin roof hatch. The hatch is secured by screws from the underside which are countersunk and concealed beneath a layer of epoxy. After removing the interior teak trim you may see a dimple as an indication of where the screws are buried, or it might take some exploratory digging. Either way the trim will cover over your work.
S/V It's Good
South Bristol, ME
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We have replaced all the plexiglass to the side panel windows and the hatches.
John is sailing in Ireland at the moment He will be back tomorrow and I will get
him to give a more comprehensive reply. However it was not to difficult we used
sicaflex UV adhesive and loads of baby wipes to wipe off the excess. John made
up a tool to help tightened the screws in the side panels which is really a two
man job.The windows have now been in for two seasons with no problems
Deb and John
From: Alex <alex.paquin@...>
Sent: Fri, 22 April, 2011 1:55:43
Subject: [Amel] HATCHES AND PORTLIGHT REPLACEMENT- MARAMU
We are planning to replace our Maramu side plexiglass panels and remove the four
hatches and re-install. Can anyone having done this offer any advice regarding
our intended project?
- Adhesives used
Has anyone replaced the plexiglass on the Goiot hatches themselves? Any problems
sealing the plastic to the aluminum frame?
Hull #94, 1981
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