Best approach to a removable companion seat

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My pilot house is set up w/ helm seat to starboard and table and L-shaped setee to port with the central hatch area open.

I am very happy with this arrangement for fishing, for maintenance and for boat cleaning. However, She who must be obeyed believes our future cruising experiences will be enhanced by either a helm bench seat (NOT!) or a companion seat, roughly 30" high and set next to the helm seat right smack in the middle of the center hatch.

I see Garelick makes a deck plate and removable pedastel; I also see Arrigoni design makes a 30" high bar stool type free standing captains chair.

Any suggestions on how to best address this very important winter work? I can possibly live with a deck ring installed on the hatch and a quick release type of pedestal, but I don't want any more hardware permanently install on the hatch than absolutely necessary.

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Great idea Larry just having a second seat facing forward for safety is better. My boat now has one and with running it 16 hours up from ny those second eyes helped out. Now I just need a settee!
 

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I think Pompanette has some nice quad based that can be secured using a pelican hook to a ring on the deck. This would give you the most flexibility and can be moved around when your not underway. Nice boat!
 

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those quad base helm chair bases that pompanette makes are pretty nice and you can just take it outside when you need to acess the engine.
 

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I have this one in like new condition with pelican hook, will sell for half of new price. Unit is in CT...Pm if interested, Rick

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My pilot house is set up w/ helm seat to starboard and table and L-shaped setee to port with the central hatch area open.

I am very happy with this arrangement for fishing, for maintenance and for boat cleaning. However, She who must be obeyed believes our future cruising experiences will be enhanced by either a helm bench seat (NOT!) or a companion seat, roughly 30" high and set next to the helm seat right smack in the middle of the center hatch.

I see Garelick makes a deck plate and removable pedastel; I also see Arrigoni design makes a 30" high bar stool type free standing captains chair.

Any suggestions on how to best address this very important winter work? I can possibly live with a deck ring installed on the hatch and a quick release type of pedestal, but I don't want any more hardware permanently install on the hatch than absolutely necessary.

FWIW, you might consider telling "She" that her view on the "new seat" will be obstructed by the center window pillar and that her cruising experience is best served keeping the helm seating "as is".:D
Try that !:rolleyes:
 

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My pilot house is set up w/ helm seat to starboard and table and L-shaped setee to port with the central hatch area open.

I am very happy with this arrangement for fishing, for maintenance and for boat cleaning. However, She who must be obeyed believes our future cruising experiences will be enhanced by either a helm bench seat (NOT!) or a companion seat, roughly 30" high and set next to the helm seat right smack in the middle of the center hatch.

I see Garelick makes a deck plate and removable pedastel; I also see Arrigoni design makes a 30" high bar stool type free standing captains chair.

Any suggestions on how to best address this very important winter work? I can possibly live with a deck ring installed on the hatch and a quick release type of pedestal, but I don't want any more hardware permanently install on the hatch than absolutely necessary.

In reality, I like a "double" helm seat. Many times the grandkids want to sit with me and "think they are driving".:D
I've never had my wife or a woman want to sit with me!:(
 

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Who sells those swing out pedestals? I'm thinking about that for my BHM.
 

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Just let her drive, I would much rather be below;)
 

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