SailNet Community - View Single Post - Through-Hulls
Thread: Through-Hulls
View Single Post
  #23  
Old 01-05-2014
gbgreen59's Avatar
gbgreen59 gbgreen59 is offline
1984 Bene First 35'
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Iowa, USA
Posts: 134
Thanks: 40
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 2
gbgreen59 is on a distinguished road
Re: Through-Hulls

I am removing all thru-hull fittings that also have seacocks. Here is an example (first picture I've tried posting; hope it shows below) of the current installation. Notice that the thru-hull fitting is mounted on the outer hull. The hull lining and core material are cleaned out. This does not seem like a correct installation. I plan to fill in the core and glass it to make the hole flush with the inner hull surface. Then I will mount the thru-hull as described by others in this thread. Is this an "uncommon" installation? I wonder if Beneteau mounted in this manner or if this is an after market installation?


Last edited by gbgreen59; 01-05-2014 at 07:05 PM.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook