SailNet Community - View Single Post - Sea water strainer for engine intake - flat
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 01-30-2010
mitiempo
Senior Member
 
mitiempo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,486
Thanks: 0
Thanked 94 Times in 85 Posts
Rep Power: 8
   
Jim
Both types can clog. But the strainer type can't be unplugged in the water easily. With the open type you can remove the inboard end of the hose and put a rod or smaller hose through to clear it. As long as the inboard end of the hose reaches above the waterline no water gets in the boat.

Brian
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
mitiempo is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome