Testimonials

I had Select do my forward hatch last year and I'm very happy with the results. I don't remember exactly what I paid. Shipped them the hatch cover, removed from the frame and about 2 weeks later had it returned. Smoked gray lens looks nicer than the blue original one. ...
Ed Salem, MA
For all those interested in repair/replacement of the Lewmar hatches. I have just had the cover of the forward hatch of my T 33 rebuilt by Select Plastics, LLC in East Norwalk CT. They did a remarkable job replacing the cracked and crazed acrylic welding a small crack in the ...
Paul
Several months ago the 25 year-old hatch on my Cal sailboat developed a leak through the sealant between the aluminum frame and the acrylic. After an unsuccessful attempt to patchthe sealant, I questioned all of my acquaintances and contacted various facilities, including Fisheries ...
Frank Bellingham, WA
Contact Tony at Select Plastics, LLC in Conn. 203-866-3767. They make replacement inserts for anything Lewmar and more. I had them refurbish one of my deck hatches, nice job. Great service, reasonable pricing and very helpful on the phone. Feel free to tell them Tim in Portsmouth, NH recommended them!
Tim Portsmouth, NH
If the hatch type you have is not the DIY type replacement then Select Plastics, LLC is a name I got from Lewmar for doing this. I contacted them and they seemed like they would be good to work with. The have the whole works including the baking ovens required ...
Dave Oriental, NC
If you haven’t found someone to replace your hatch glass I’d like to recommend a place in Norwalk, CT. We just had 3 Lewmar Ocean hatches done for our Moody 346 and they did a beautiful job. They do a lot of them and are Lewmar certified. I’m sure they ...
Ken
In any event, I tried several local plastics suppliers and they did not have the raw material in stock. I got my acrylic from Select Plastics, LLC in Norwalk, CT. http://www.selectplastics.com Shipped old windows to them. Had new ones returned within 2 weeks. They are they authorized repair center for ...
John Noank, CT
Mine were flush mounted and had to be removed by cutting the bond on the inside first with a putty knife. It was an older installation and the bedding had gone hard. When the lens came out, the starboard was in two pieces and the port in three. It also ...
Jonathan NJ

Shipping
Each hatch cover should be individually wrapped in bubble pack and surrounded with cardboard sheets and shipping popcorn. Select the shipping box size so that nothing moves around in shipping. BTW, hatches are heavy and UPS 3-day from NorCal to CT would have been ...

Chris C
Last winter I removed two deck hatches off my 15-year-old Beneteau 285 sloop. The Plexiglas was crazed. They looked old and awful. I sent the hatches to Select Plastics, LLC (aka Hatchmasters) in Norwalk, Conn. The glazing was replaced into my original frames and came back looking better/stronger than I ...
Paul B Philadelphia, PA taken from Practical Sailor November 2006