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Kayak Fishing Meets and
Tournaments 2017

The list grows every year and 2017 is bigger than ever, and more of us are now competing abroad as well.

Making the decision on which to attend is getting harder and harder.

But don't forget the Swanage Classic the event you have been loving since 2009  ... more

Kayak Projects HOBIE OUTBACK - TOURNAMENT SET UP HOBIE REVOLUTION 13 Fitting a Lowrance Fish Finder Screw Hole Repair Fitting YakAttacks GTSL90 Track System Fitting YakAttack GTSL90 with Rigging Bullets YakAttack BlackPak SeaDek Sound Proofing The Hobie Sail Kit Hobie Sail Reefing Device Hobie Rudder Upgrade Fitting Hobie Sidekicks CAPER Getting Started Fitting a 6" Hatch Fitting a Fish Finder Installing a Flush Rod Holder Installing a Dash Mount Compass Making a Paddle Keeper Fixtures and Fittings List TRIDENT 11 Getting Started Tankwell Hatch Mounting the Torqeedo Rudder Controls Torqeedo Controls TRIDENT 15 Fitting a RAM-117 Rod Holder Fitting a Richie Kayaker S-59 Compass Fitting a Navigation Light Fitting a Humminbird Fishfinder/GPS PROWLER 13 Prowler Seat Upgrade Fitting a Scotty Triple Rod Holder Fitting Ocean Kayak's Flush Mounts Making Rocket Launcher Style Rod Holders Installing a Fishfinder v2 Anchor Trolley System Anchor Trolley System for 2007 Prowler 13 The Crate P13 Fixtures and Fittings List MALIBU II XL Laying Out Fittings Fitting a Gaspachi Hatch Central Cargo Net 4 inch Hatch Scotty Flush Deck Mounts Malibu Rod Mounts PROJECT EXTRAS Scupper Pro Rod Pod Conversion Anchor Line Reel - Paul Fennell (Darnsarf) High Visibility Light Rod Building Hatch Accessory Bag Grapnel Anchor Bait Tank Buoy Leash Petrol Jet Drive Fitting an Eagle Fishfinder Big Game Console Scotty Double Extension Rod Holders Rod Holders and Mount Guide RAM-119SW Fly Fishing Linekurv.dk Line Tray Paddle Selector Kayak Fishing Photograph and Videography SCUPPER PRO

Fitting a Centre Hatch by David in Sweden

When I bought my X-Factor it was a basic with no center hatch. So I orderd one and rivets and 3 hours later new center hatch. Fully sealed.


Stage 1 

Placement.


Stage 2 

Placement Confirmation.

Stage 3

Inside of Hatch Template, 3mm undersized to allow for mistakes.

Stage 4

Confirming place ment of cut line with hatch gasket.

Stage 5

Start Hole.

Stage 6

The Cut, with a jigsaw and a new finetooth plastic sawblade.

Stage 7

Checking the internal fit and adjusting with a file and sand paper.

Stage 8

Using rivets to keep the frame in place as I drill.

Stage 9

Ready to fix.


Sorry no pics of the application of the sealant, i applied sealent to the deck of the yak covering the holes i had drilled. Then placed the gasket on the sealant, placed sealant around the inside lip of the hatch frame. Applied this to the deck of the yak and the placed in all of the rivets.


Stage 10

Checking the sealant.

Stage 11

The finished center hatch.


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12/02/2017