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Old 13-06-2014, 04:26   #1
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sailboat hatches, different designs

Hi all,
Hatches come in a different designs, can someone tell me what is the difference between a low profile, medium profile and high profile hatches.
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Re: sailboat hatches, different designs

More material in the frame, sometimes thicker glass. Beefier frames may be less likely to bend, may hold a seal better.
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Re: sailboat hatches, different designs

Low profile hatches are often too flimsy for offshore applications.
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