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Re: S&G: Kayak grab handles
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Are you referring to the picture of the Seabird Expedition I posted?

I don't have any boats with 'glove box' compartments in the foredeck.
A friend has a new boat with one - the round screw-out cover allows access to a molded (looks like ABS plastic) box that's attached underdeck. The cover leaks, so he's not very enthusiastic about it, yet.
It's also in the same spot that the chart case occupies sometimes.

John

I should have been more specific. I was referring to Dan's two boats that he displayed to show the handles, but that caught my attention for the bow day hatches. The Seabird has the same idea.

Do you think the leakage in your friend's boat is because the screw-out cover is intrinsically prone to leak, and that other designs (perhaps the ones that have a cam for opening) would be better?

I have a screw-out cover in one of my boats, but it is in the bulkhead so leakage is not a problem. It is prone to sticking though, and can be difficult to open. I am not sold on that type of cover.

Thanks
John U

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