Cockpit Hatch Lids

Debbie Weeks, Patience

I replaced my trashed wooden lids (which didn't have latches) with MarineTex from Tap Plastics. The

design is simple, but the edges aren't parallel, so I used cardboard to make the cutting template. There is a lip under the front that is attached with small screws. The hinges are original and the hasps I added when I installed these new lids. They work great and require no maintenance! (I'd rather sail than do bright work....)