Category: Portlights

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…

Another Grab Bag Weekend

Lots of little things done… no major tasks finished… Engine Exhaust Port With the steering gear and supporting framing installed, I was able to spot the engine exhaust port. With the boat being a center cockpit design, and the engine…

Forward Portlights Bedded and Sealed

After a bit of trial and error, trying to find the best method of installation, the Newfound Metals portlights have been installed and sealed in the forward salon. While the installation videos on the NFM website well produced and informative,…

Forward Portlights Dryfitted

After cutting, fitting, epoxying and trimming the one inch coosa board spacers last week, I have been able to dry fit some of the portlights. These are the six lights in the forward salon, three each side. Most Westsail 42s…