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Catalina 30, hatch, re-bed, sealant, Sika Flex -

We were seeing dripping from the hatch above the head on our Catalina 30, so we took a closer look at the hatch above decks. We could see a void in the caulking around the hatch, so decided it was time to re-bed the hatch. Having never done this before, I called upon the expertise of Jim Knapp, of Kula Marine in Gig Harbor.  Here is the list of tools you will need: screwdriver (hatches are usually screwed on with phillips head screws, but double check what you have) small hammer (ball peen hammer works well) large flat head screwdriver...

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