OEM Hatches for 1989 O'Day 302

Dec 8, 2017
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Hi All,

I have a 1989 O'Day 302 and I wanted to know who the manufacturer used for hatches.

I've got 2 in the deck; in the V berth it's approx. 20" by 20" and the main cabin it's approx. 18" x 13"

The 'glass' part is horribly crazed but don't leak terribly.

I've started shopping for both as well as butyl tape.

Any tips or potential catastrophe I can avoid? Lastly I hope to save the old hatches and replace the glass material.

Thanks
 
Feb 21, 2013
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Hunter 46 Point Richmond, CA
Jan 7, 2011
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Oday 322 East Chicago, IN
Hi All,

I have a 1989 O'Day 302 and I wanted to know who the manufacturer used for hatches.

I've got 2 in the deck; in the V berth it's approx. 20" by 20" and the main cabin it's approx. 18" x 13"

The 'glass' part is horribly crazed but don't leak terribly.

I've started shopping for both as well as butyl tape.

Any tips or potential catastrophe I can avoid? Lastly I hope to save the old hatches and replace the glass material.

Thanks
I don’t know if butyl tape is the best choice for remounting the hatches. I tried butyl on my mid-ship hatch (O’Day 322) and found it was a bit stiff, and hard to get enough clamping force from the screws (my hatch was not bolted, just screws).

Greg
I would consider a caulk/sealant instead of butyl tape for this application.