PDQ 34 Berth Modification

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PDQ 34 Berth Modification

Postby OldGeek » Mon May 04, 2009 10:45 am

Hi All!

We're upgrading our cruising lifestyle. We had Hunter 450 sailboat but though comfortable it was too deep at 5'-6" draft to go all the places we wanted. Our present boat is a Motorcat 30, shallow at 1'-6" but not as comfortable as we'd like.

We're considering the PDQ 34 power cat yet the queen berths are a tad too small. So the question: If the locker adjoining the starboard berth is eliminated this would allow enlargement of at least 18" fore and aft, and 36" port to starboard. Then realigning the berth to a larger fore/aft configuration would follow, about 72" port/starboard by 78" fore/aft. Vessel structure may be the critical issue, and some compromise will almost certainly be necessary. Perhaps a compression post to support the corner of the deck above. This would be minimal interference with the berth.

I'd appreciate some insight and suggestions. :)

Thanks in advance.

Drew Dolak

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You should move this to the power cat page - more will see i

Postby thinwater » Tue May 12, 2009 8:20 pm

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Re: PDQ 34 Berth Modification

Postby OldGeek » Wed May 13, 2009 8:45 am

Did it. Haven't

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