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Hatch Pillows – Putting the Hatches to Bed and Insulating the Boat

We haven't seen hatch pillows on other boats.  Have you?  No?  Maybe you have shades instead?  Those seemed expensive to me.  A previous version of the pillows was on our boat when we bought her.  We thought they were kinda silly. They had stars on one side. Like looking up to the stars, but we were inside? We have grown to like our hatch pillows so much that we are remaking them to match our new decor.  These pillows are made of foam cut to fit the inside of the hatch area and covered in outdoor fabric (Robert Allen - Gales Point) and Sunbrella. They keep out light at marinas and eliminate a bright full moon at anchor for sleep.  These pillows also provide a bit of insulation with a bit of breath-ability so there isn't too much heat Read more [...]