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Old 21 May 2005, 18:12   #31
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So does that mean there is water in our hull?
I did not know we had water in our's, I spoke to Barnet Marine while in there one day about the lack of drain plug and there told me the some older Tornados did not have them as standard. They were sure there would be some water in there so I got a plug. When I drilled the hole there was some water in there.
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Old 23 May 2005, 04:34   #32
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My anchor locker drains directly into the bilge, plus there's a few small areas on the deck where water could ingress. The biggest holes in the deck is where the fuel tank sits under the console and another hole in a Jockey base where the battery leads go though, but these are covered and really don't present a problem unless the water level is level with the tops of the tubes. Then I guess your fcuked anyway .
Nah, had this happen several times. All the holes in my console are above the tube level. It is just a bit of a pain when all the kit starts floating around and heads over the side, got to empty the boat while hanging onot everything so as not to lose it
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Old 23 May 2005, 07:42   #33
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Nearly happened with a spare fuel tank I was carrying last year. I have a large on deck storage box now and the only thing that floats away is my crew .
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