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Re: S&G: Coaming for my s&g kit boat

: I have a F1 sof and am nearing the final stages of finishing the
: build of my CLC Arctic Hawk.
: I ordered the kit with the medium cockpit opening, considering my
: lack of grace getting in and out of the F1, I thought I would go
: with that cockpit. Since it is a bit longer, which helps the
: getting in and out.
: So the question is since the kit comes with a stacked plywood
: coaming should I stick with that method or try something else.
: Simple and low risk of disastrous mess-up is simple.
: Also are there standards for the size of the lip and the height of
: the clearance between deck and the lip.
: Would be cool to do a carbon fiber a la One Ocean but I have never
: worked with carbon fiber. I under stand it can be difficult to
: keep the fibers lined up.
: I was thinking of doing some exotic veneer on the top of the
: coaming.

: Also I think someone mentioned there should not be any truly
: straight lines in a coaming to insure there is tension on the
: skirt.
: Thanks all.

: Anyone make or paddle the Arctic Hawk?

Hi John,

No real "standards" for coaming lip and height but 3/4" high and wide works. Much lower than that and it can be hard to get the skirt's bungee to seat and can be a challenge to get it back off for a wet exit.

Not really a heck of alot more difficult to work with carbon fiber vs. working with glass 'cept for the price ;)

Bill H.

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