SailNet Community - View Single Post - stowage behind the settee?
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 09-29-2010
Super Fuzzy Moderator
tdw's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 16,724
Thanks: 15
Thanked 114 Times in 106 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I like the idea of the door incorporated into the cushion, provided of course you have some pretty solid latches. On Raven our settee backs double as cockpit cushions. (Very clever of Mr Van de Stadt's menials to design that into her). Plywood insert would make them harder to move about.

Me I think pilot berths are a waste of space in small boats. Give me the storage space and I'll make do with a lee cloth on the settees.

I reckon the idea of two of three openings, hinged at the bottom and with good solid latches is the way to go, rather than just the one.

Andrew B

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett, Nation

Malo 39 Classic
tdw is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome