[Public-List] Hatch Adjusters on an Alberg 30

dickdurk at atlanticbb.net dickdurk at atlanticbb.net
Sun Mar 29 04:37:13 PDT 2009

I use a small jam cleat attached to the front of the hatch 
with a string running from the mast.

I just can stuff a foresail bag "down the hatch".  I 
wonder if the adjuster would prevent that  option-and if 
it matters to you.


On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 09:28:35 -0400
  Jeffrey <alberg30nh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> The forward hatch on my boat doesn't have anything to 
>hold it open,
> nor is there any sign of there being one.  I'd like to 
>add a hatch
> adjuster like this one:
> http://store.hamiltonmarine.com/browse.cfm/4,10741.html
> The only thing is, is that I'm concerned that the 
>fiberglass sidewalls
> of the hatch opening might not be able to support the 
>setup. For the
> length of the screws used to attach the thing, I'm 
>guessing they will
> be penetrating though the fiberglass and possibly into 
>the core.
> Anyone know what Alberg's were set up with? Anyone use 
> similar to the hatch adjuster and it worked out ok?
> -jeff
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