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Old 06-17-2014
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Heavy Listing to PORT !

My P35, Centerboard is listing heavily to port. It's not a weight issue... it takes a ton to do what's going on now... my fat ass doesn't even do it and I'm 210.

I repaired a crack that was leaking water this winter and upon inspecting and drilling a bigger hole to repair the problem properly I found a mysterious cavity full of water. I pumped all the water out. This was on the starboard side of the Centerboard housing which dissects the hull from midships on... to the stern of the housing is the deep-equally-shared-on-both-sides-of-the-hull bilge.

So, im thinking maybe i pumped out the starboard's 40year intake of water from who knows where into the formerly sealed compartment. And now shes listing the port side and I have to drill and pump out the ports 40year intake of water...

The ballast is not a problem of weight. Nothing has shifted and Ive been sailing her for 3years. Holding tank is 8gallons and no water appears to be in any of the lockers. no leaks.

Any thoughts would greatly help. Thanks!

GC
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