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Re: Help pinpointing a leak

We have exactly the same boat except I have the shallow bilge because I have a centerboard. Take a deep breath. These boats do not normally have really dry bilges.

The advice you are being given is sound so far. Empty the tanks. That will eliminate that as a source. Check the stuffing box drip. Check the rudder post from leakage. Its possible you have a keel bolt leak.

You should install an electric bilge pump anyway with a float switch.


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