I have a 1981 C&C 32 with, what I assume to be, the original hatches
(the small hatches
overhead the main cabin as well as the head). The hatch
overhead the head requires, unfortunately, replacement parts. The threaded portion in the hinge
has fractured ... so I need to replace the hinge
. Also, a previous owner, in an effort to seal the leakage caused by the broken hinge
, overtightened the catch and fractured the window itself.
Is it possible to locate replacement parts?
I am finding that these hatches
are closest in dimension to Size 1 portlights ... but portlights are not at all appropriate for this application.
Should I take the hinge
by a metalworker and have him attempt to replicate it ... and take the window by a glassworker and have the same done?
Any suggestions would, of course, be greatly appreciated.