Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Re: Propane leak into the bilge. What to do?
Light a match?!?
..sorry, couldn't resist!
I, personally, haven't come across a manual bilge pump that was very good at sucking air, but I guess that's better than nothing. See how you go with the coloured smoke - and do take video, please.
, the usual course of action if an alarm goes off is to turn off all electrics, lift up the boards, open all hatches, and go sit on the beach for a while.)
"Honestly, I don't know why seamen persist in getting wrecked in some of the outlandish places they do, when they can do it in a nice place like Fiji." -- John Caldwell, "Desperate Voyage"