Re: Cockpit drain holes
Is there space and opportunity to run the scuppers out the back of the cockpit (through the aft wall down low in the corners) towards the transom/ counter rather than straight down to the hull? That would give you more room for through hull valves and possibly keep the whole setup above the static waterline...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)