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Cockpit enclosure

Bernd Spanner
 

Hi,
can anyone please give advise and provide pics how you did fix  the aft cockpit enclosure on a SN or SM?
especially how and where did you attach the support arch in the aft.
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Bernd
SN 119 / Cascais, Portugal

 

There are several ways. The examples below are for a SM. I believe that they will work for a SN Ketch, but not a Sloop.
Look for the eye bolt under where the mizzen boom connects to the mast. Use a piece of PVC through the bolt and stainless steel tubes slide over the PVC.
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Clamp the tube to the mizzen shroud this way:
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On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 8:56 AM Bernd Spanner <bernd.spanner@...> wrote:
Hi,
can anyone please give advise and provide pics how you did fix  the aft cockpit enclosure on a SN or SM?
especially how and where did you attach the support arch in the aft.
--
Bernd
SN 119 / Cascais, Portugal

Danny and Yvonne SIMMS
 

Hi Bernd,

I clamped the tube to the mizzen side stay as in Bill Rouses photo but I ran it over the boom rather than under. This has the advantage of much better head room.

Regards

Danny

SM 299 Ocean Pearl

On 28 May 2020 at 01:56 Bernd Spanner <bernd.spanner@...> wrote:

Hi,
can anyone please give advise and provide pics how you did fix  the aft cockpit enclosure on a SN or SM?
especially how and where did you attach the support arch in the aft.
--
Bernd
SN 119 / Cascais, Portugal

Linda Melton <lindajmelton@...>
 

Bernd
Our Santorin already had a Bimini added. The centre strut of the frame is bolted forward of the Genoa sheet winches.
You can only do this on the Santorin because the SM has two winches there.
We have added a front zipped in window sides and a back (all removable). We also have sun shades for the sides and back.
Because they are attached to the Bimini it is free standing and not attached to the mizzen shrouds.
We have kept the original Amel hood for the integrity of the boat, but never use it.
We sail In foul weather inside the enclosure
And have had no issues in winds up to f9.
I think the main issue for the Santorin is that the original headroom of the standard hood is a lot lower than the SM. Raising that to standing headroom would be more difficult. But other SN owners mY chip in with solutions.

Ian

Ocean Hobo SN96