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Re: Glove Box under foredeck.

What do you intend on using the "Glove Box" for? That would help define the size. Sunglasses? A keg?

Have you tested for how it will effect leg room?

Have you thought or tested if you can comfortably reach into and see what's in the box.

Cutting up the deck for a test is pretty iffy. Better to cut it out now and consider further.

My inclination would be to access it through the cockpit and have it removable, so you can chuck it, if you don't like it.

Yes, one might say, if I have to remove my spray skirt, but realistically how well/do you want to, access the front deck in rough water.

I've had a great track record with magnets if sealed under glass. The magnetic field drops off very quickly and does not effect a compass further than 16". I've not had problems with other media or objects.

Magnets are great for a day hatch cover as they are self aligning. Easily pull the tethered day hatch cover off behind you, and get the cover in the neighborhood and it snaps back in place.

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