Cuddy Hatch Hardware
I'm in the process of making a new hatch. I posted a sketch of my original latch several months ago. If you'd like to take a look, go to the archives, #612, full version. My original latch was located center bottom of the hatch.
Best of luck!
Tabernacle & backing
My Capri 14.2 is a 1986 model and is in fairly good condition..though I have a very long "to do" list for such a short boat!
I have a small storage compartment (cuddy) under the tabernacle.
When I found the rotted wood I was able to remove it with my hands...
I got my Capri 14.2 last August and I found rotted wood under the tabernacle. It was approximately 5/8" plywood, roughly 7" wide by 11" long. I replaced it with a piece of 3/4" pine about the same width and length.
I don't know if this is "stock" as manufactured, or not, but I would very...
What is the ideal crew weight for "daysailing"? (racing rules call for 300 Lbs. minimum)
What is good material for, and placement of, ballast to make up for crew weight that is less than ideal?
I recently acquired a 1986 Capri 14.2 and the Cuddy Hatch Door needs to be replaced. It looks like I will have to ruin the latch in order to replace the door so I've looked into what I'll need to put it all back together. I'll try to attach a sketch of mine in case yours is similar...