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dodger

Postby DanaDCole on Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:20 am

Has anyone fashioned or purchased a dodger for this boat?
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Re: dodger

Postby slick95 on Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:52 pm

I have wanted to make a dodger and/or Bimini but have not found time to get started. You may have seen this small dodger from John H:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=549&p=1981&hilit=Dodger#p1981

Seems easy enough to construct.

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Re: dodger

Postby riverron on Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:07 am

I read a lot of forums. Pete McCrary, who built "Tattoo" PocketShip has since built another boat Core Sound 20 MK3 from B&B Yacht Designs.
On that boat he made a dodger that is custom made. It looks like it could be something you could do similar on a PocketShip. I like how the wood front pieces wrap around to hold the front of the dodger down. I am sure you could get in touch with Pete to see where he got the materials made.

https://messing-about.com/forums/topic/9519-core-sound-20-mk-3-4-chessie/?page=38

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Re: dodger

Postby DanaDCole on Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:18 am

Slick95, I have a "boom tent" that is really nothing more than a rectangle of canvas with grommets on the edges. I added some hooks under the rub-rails to tie it to. I also made a platform that fits over the footwell so I can spread my mattress out. I like it very much on nights that are fairly warm. In my experience (in this part of the country) there were no insects bothering me as long as had the boat out on the water.
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Re: dodger

Postby John C. Harris on Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:31 am

A few years back I posted drawings and commentary on how to do a companionway dodger for PocketShip.

Here's the link: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=549
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