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carlz posted 05-06-2001 09:08 PM ET (US)   Profile for carlz   Send Email to carlz  
Any one have a picture of the factory stern seat or, better yet, plans?
RKM posted 05-22-2001 09:21 PM ET (US)     Profile for RKM  Send Email to RKM     
I just got a 1969 Eastport and will take pictures of the rear seat and some of the key measurements.
RKM posted 05-22-2001 09:30 PM ET (US)     Profile for RKM  Send Email to RKM     
Just after I sent you the reply I noticed a thread the same subject and an offer to send copies of the plans. Here is the address:

Check out the last reply.

Chesapeake posted 05-28-2001 11:28 AM ET (US)     Profile for Chesapeake  Send Email to Chesapeake     

Did you get copies of those plans for the stern seat? If so, would it be possible to get a copy from you. You can e-mail me off-line, if possible.

Hope the project is moving along well.


Custom Skiffs and Repairs posted 05-28-2001 06:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for Custom Skiffs and Repairs  Send Email to Custom Skiffs and Repairs     
E-mail He has all of the plans and would be glad to fax them to you.
carlz posted 06-03-2001 10:16 PM ET (US)     Profile for carlz  Send Email to carlz     
Finally got the plans, sent to me by the customer care rep of BW. Very nice of BW and he even included a color copy of late 60's advert for the Nausett/Sakonnet/Easport.

That being said, I was disappointed by what the plans show. I somehow got into my head that the stern seat would improve accessablity to the swim platform, providing a step up to the transom. Not so. It has a fixed back which requires it to be set forward of the engine for kick-up clearance. It is essentially the pew seat but full width and set on the intermediate lips on each side.

What I was hoping for was something akin to the seat described in the thread and pictured in

I'll probaly adapt the plan--using the three parallel slats--but eliminate the back and somehow get it to go all the way back on the sides of motor well, akin to the molded seat shown in Cetera at:

I think this last item is the best design.

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