How to Build a Motorized/Automated Boat Hatch
For those who have the automation bug, you may be interested to know that many boat owners have taken to using actuators to raise and lower hatches, vents, windows, and cabinets on their small boats and high end yachts. In fact, we have had such an overwhelming number of people calling in that we thought it would be best to post an article showing you the best practices.
So you want to install actuators on your existing boat hatch? It's quite east and once you have the parts in hand it really shouldn't take you longer than an hour to install one or two actuators. You won't need many tools to accomplish this: A good socket wrench, a marker, measuring tape.
Here is one boaters experience on converting to an Electric Actuated Boat Hatch: