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post #7 of Old 09-21-2008
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Originally Posted by countrybumpkin View Post

One crazy idea I had: the slip next to me is vacant. What if I took the main halyard and attached it to a cleat on the vacant slip finger and then winched it in. I'm thinking it would heal the boat enough to raise the intake out of the water. I could then hopefully replace the valve without worry of taking on more water.

Not a crazy idea I was just going to suggest this..

Excellent job on the emergency repair by the way...probably make an Atlantic crossing.
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