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Ocean Kayak VENUS 11 Installation Instructions Manual

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Type: Installation Instructions
Category: Boat
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Retrofitting the Venus 11 for the Front Oval Hatch 


If you have any questions or problems at any time during your installation, please give  
Ocean Kayak a call at 1-800-8-KAYAKS.



Your kit will contain:

  Plastic Oval hatch cover with rope, #14 Neoprene cover 

Tools you will need:   

 Jigsaw with a fine plastic blade, drill, ¼” drill bit, 80 grit sandpaper, and small Surform rasp.




Installation Instructions: 


1.  Remove the bungee. 
2.  With a fine tip marker, draw a line around the  

hatch 1” from the edge. 


3.  Take the ¼” drill bit and drill a pilot hole next  

to the line for a starting point for the jig saw                           

Step #4 photo



4.  Using a jig saw, cut around the hatch using the line  


as a guide. Tip – Use constant pressure and go slow. 


5.  Use the rasp to clean up the edges and  

smooth out the shape of the opening. 


6.  Vacuum out the debris.  


7.  Stretch the neoprene cover over  


the opening. It should be a snug fit.                                        

Step #5 photo



8.  Place the Plastic Oval cover on top  

and secure the rope to the bungee.  


9.  Reattach the bungee and you’re done. 



                  Step #7 photo 

       Step #9 photo