Recent discussions on the C380 forum have discussed actually removing the cockpit table but here is a project that goes in just the opposite direction – it makes it bigger!
My wife and daughter and I often sail with our friends, the Corey’s, who own a C34 they purchased new over 20 years ago. When we throw the hook, we have happy hour and then dinner on one boat or the other. The cockpit table in the 387 seats four people comfortably but we typically have at least 5 – thus the project to add a portable extension to the table.
The project is fairly simple but has some interesting aspects that are worth discussing.
The first thing I did was to create a template of the shape I needed to butt against the existing cockpit table. One could just use a straight