Originally Posted by Mechsmith
Re crossed drains. The lower cockpit drain would not drain when heeled anyways. The outlet would be higher than the drain. The upper outlet won't have any water near it.
Umm... I guess most of the world's sailboat designers are wrong then? Mine seem to drain quite well when heeled over, must be something wrong
Do NOT use automotive hose for below water line use unless you have the boat well insured. Use USCG below water line hose only. Available at marine stores or online.