My wife sourced curtain mesh from a haberdashery (that is a curtain/fabric store) along with weighted line used to weight the bottom of curtains. She sewed a bungy into the mesh which sits along the top of the companionway slide and we had convenient power out sockets on which to locate the bungy hooks.
Egress is now easy to just brush aside the mesh and then throw the weighted edge back over the companion way once you have made your way through.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
It seems that this is the time of year when folks are thinking about straining the bugs from the air they direct below for ventilation. Here's a solution that Paul on s/v Solace came up with: