Sailing Hatseflats
A 15ft Pram for Dinghy Cruising
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Hatseflats Design

Hatseflats Hull Build

Fitting Out Hatseflats

Building TooPhat

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During the winter I revised the sleeping platform so that the floorboard does not have to be raised. Previously I had to raise the floorboard between the seats with the compass facing down to create the sleeping platform. This caused a problem on rainy nights because all gear stored in the bilge would get wet.
The solution was to create a lightweight sleeping platform and leave the floorboard in place to provide a dry shelf. The lightweight sleeping platform lives under one of the cockpit seats when not in use.
An added benefit is that we can strap the lightweight sleeping platform down which obviates the need for the trailer net. Note that the trailer net adds substantial windage.
So all in all a satisfactory solution.