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Old 02-26-2010
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Originally Posted by Mechsmith View Post
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 .

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