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Raceboat Cockpit
Construction Notes
Page Five
Cut Out and Trim

Carefully draw the margins of the cut-out onto your cockpit. The exact shape is up to you.

The height of the raised sides depends on your height, and the height of your seat above the bottom of the boat.

There's really no way to determine other getting inside. You may have to wait until you can fit it into your boat before doing the cut out. You will likely need to trim the bottom edge of the cockpit anyway, and that will have some bearing on the exact cut of the opening.

A jigsaw with a fine blace works well on this kind of composite structure. The Kevlar will dull the blade very quickly, but it will continue to cut anyway.

And, done.

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