Westsail Owners Alliance - Post: "Cockpit Comings"
Westsail Westsail Owners Affiliation
 Important information about this site! 

Post: "Cockpit Comings"

12,268 posts on 2,444 threads   •   From Mar 07, 2004 - Jan 08, 2012

How

Text Strings  

Full Phrase  

Which

All Words  

Any Word  

Where

Message Text

Text & Author  

What
Message Author Message Content   (1 of 1)
- Archived Message from Inactive Forum -

Michael Dougan

My boat's original owner added slightly angled cockpit seatbacks that sit in the spot traditionally used for combings (angled to make them more comfortable to lean against).

I don't think he meant for them to work as combings, as he added drain cuttouts along the seat. However, when I've had a few waves wash down the side deck, it has kept the bulk of the water out of the cockpit... now, I think I'm just going to find something to block up the cutouts and keep my butt dry :-)

They do give me one more thing to trip over in the cockpit, but on the good side, they give me something to step up on to tie down the sail or put in a reef point.

I don't have a clear shot of them, but here are a couple from oblique angles...

from above

And this one...

note the cutouts

Mike

Showing record #1 of 1 matching record


Showing record #1 of 1 matching record

  Forum Archive Home    Back to Previous Page   Show Posts w/ Images   Windbag Newsletter 
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by Jack Webb on Westsail 32, Hull #438, at http://HighSeasDrifter.net,
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by  Jack Webb (s/v Drifter, Westsail 32, Hull #438)