Hatch Replacement on C&C 25 mkII - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 10-07-2010
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Matto is on a distinguished road
Hatch Replacement on C&C 25 mkII

Hi all,

I am looking to fix my leaky deck hatch on my 1983 C&C 25 mk II. I have decided that I would prefer to replace the whole thing with a modern Lewmar or Bomar hatch since the existing hatch is generally kind of crappy looking. My problem lies in the fact that from what I can measure the outer dimensions of the hatch are 20 1/4'' x 20 1/4" and the cut-out is approximately 19"x19" and I can't find a manufacturer that has an appropriately sized replacement hatch. Has anybody else replaced a hatch on this era of C&C? Are there any good methods of getting a modern hatch into the existing hole? What kind of options are available to me if not? I've only had the boat a year and this is the first major project that I am undertaking so forgive me if I'm not all that savvy in the field of boat repair (though I'd like to be). Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 10-07-2010
tommays's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 4,295
Thanks: 1
Thanked 30 Times in 30 Posts
Rep Power: 7
tommays will become famous soon enough
There are two issues size as you have found and corner radius which you may have overlooked tends to be bigger on new hatchs

So even if you find one for a 19 x 19 hole you have to check the radius as it may not fill the hole

I found it better to rebuild and not have to cut a new hole and drill new holes and if the hatch is on a raised section of the deck to make a flat area thats a real can of worms
__________________
1970 Cal 29 Sea Fever

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1981 J24 Tangent 2930
Tommays
Northport NY


If a dirty bottom slows you down what do you think it does to your boat
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by tommays; 10-07-2010 at 01:12 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 10-10-2010
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Orchard Park, NY
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 6
FDR14127 is on a distinguished road
If C&C built it, these are the folks that provided it. They have an active rebuild program and to save yourself a lot of grief I would talk to them first. (no matter what you decide to do).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 10-15-2010
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Matto is on a distinguished road
@FDR14127

I don't see any link in your post. Sounds like a good one if you could repost!
Thanks!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 10-16-2010
Faster's Avatar
Just another Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 16,331
Thanks: 101
Thanked 302 Times in 292 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
C&C Yachts - C&C Photo Album & Resource Center is a place to start... Down the left side of the page is a menu including DIY (incl hatch replacement) and members forum.

Keep in mind you can get hatches in a surface mount or a flange lip configuration (the latter has a lip that slides into the deck opening) Perhaps you should be looking for a surface mount that is more forgiving for slight offset in hole size. The lipped hatches provide a more finished look inside with less work.

C&C may have produced their own hatches but my recollection is that they used Bomar, at least for a time.
__________________
Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)

Last edited by Faster; 10-16-2010 at 08:27 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 10-16-2010
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 677
Thanks: 1
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Rep Power: 15
olson34 is on a distinguished road
Lightbulb

Atkins & Hoyle Ltd. - #1 Davits, Cranes, Roll Ons, Hatches, Marine Accessories

Supplied hatches for lots of the 70's and 80's C&C's and Hinterhoellers.

Give 'em a call.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 10-18-2010
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Orchard Park, NY
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 6
FDR14127 is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by FDR14127 View Post
If C&C built it, these are the folks that provided it. They have an active rebuild program and to save yourself a lot of grief I would talk to them first. (no matter what you decide to do).
see Olsen's post
to hard to reply on Android ...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 10-18-2010
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Orchard Park, NY
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Rep Power: 6
FDR14127 is on a distinguished road
Atkins & Hoyle in Toronto ...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
32-3 hatch replacement waterwks4me Pearson 3 09-04-2010 11:15 AM
Replacement hatch Leland Gear & Maintenance 1 08-21-2009 08:50 AM
Hatch replacement rmcneny Gear & Maintenance 4 08-16-2009 12:06 AM
Hatch replacement glyphus Quickstep 1 08-07-2008 01:19 PM
Columbia 34 MKII Keel Bolt replacement JimKitzler Gear & Maintenance 0 06-05-2005 10:36 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:28 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.