Author: the builder

Two More Portlights- Aft Cabin

A late interior design change calling for more light means two more 5×12 portlights in the aft cabin. The two portlights were installed over two days, which included CNC cutting new templates and cabin spacers. These face aft to the…

Deck Hatches!

For years I have been cursing the pieces of plywood covering the deck hatch openings. Besides being a trip-hazard, they still manage to let in a bit of moisture and cold air during the winter. But, no more. Two proper…

Anchor Windlass and Bow Thruster Power

Powering the Bow Thruster and Anchor Windlass Bow thrusters and electric anchor windlasses require instant high current when operating. Rather than run large thick cables back to the battery bank we opted to install a small battery bank forward underneath…