Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Significant Modifications


In order to make the cockpit self-draining, I have to raise the sole (floor) of the cockpit (the yellow horizontal line in the drawing). I will add two scuppers with a floating ball stop in them (little black shape in the middle of the transom). Raising the sole necessitates raising the cockpit seats (shown in light green).

A side benefit of this process is that I will be able to enlarge the cutouts in the main/cabin bulkhead enough that crew can extend their legs well under the seats. This Weekender can then sleep two with adequate room, rather than "cosily" as the website describes.

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