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post #27 of Old 05-22-2013
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Re: Cockpit drains

Originally Posted by HermanD View Post
Can someone explain why crossed drains are still used.
Als long als the thruhull is under sealevel, it makes in mine opinion
no difference crossed or not crossed.
Not crossed has the advantage more room under the cockpitfloor
and shorter run so faster waterflow.
So what do you think?
Because on some designs if not crossed water will enter the cockpit from the low side drain as the boat heels.

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