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post #2 of Old 07-09-2008
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Can't help with the specifics of your boat but:

See if you can drain the icebox into a small bottle like an old bleach bottle, just empty it periodically. This avoids putting any sometimes-smelly (from the odd spill or leakage) ice box melt water into the bilge. Years ago we had such a set up, the jug had to be emptied daily but it helped keep the bilges dry and clean.

Your head sink should drain through a through hull, I have seen sink drains teed into scuppers and/or intakes but don't think it's a great idea. Also, depending on your area you may be required to use a gray water tank which complicates things more still.

Odd that they installed a sink, but no water supply and no drain......


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