SailNet Community - View Single Post - Hatchway alternatives?
View Single Post
post #7 of Old 08-18-2013
hellosailor
Reward for lost Kraken!
 
hellosailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 11,449
Thanks: 5
Thanked 131 Times in 128 Posts
Rep Power: 11
   
Re: Hatchway alternatives?

Dave, if you really want to get out in a hurry, you lay up a couple of shaped charges or some primer cord against the hull and deck. That way when you want to get out "NOW NOW NOW" you just slap the big red button, and there are unobstructed exits in all the convenient places.

You know, if you own the boat, you have all those options.

I don't know why you'd ever need to evacuate the boat so quickly that you couldn't lift out hatchboard(s) but you do of course have all the options. Hinged doors, louvres, screens, grates, one board or two or three or four...this is why we say "Whatever floats your boat."
hellosailor is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome