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post #10 of Old 02-26-2010
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Originally Posted by Mechsmith View Post
I would not bother crossing lines.

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.

My Seafarer 22 has only one drain in the center of the cockpit that is lead straight down to a through hull in the centerline. Hose again between them.
This maybe it's a little boat thing when you said you would not cross the cockpit drain hoses.

If fact they will drain faster crossed then if they were not. As the thru hull here the water is exiting is not in contact with the sea when the boat is heeled. The water draining from the cockpit does not have to over come the surface tension of the sea in order to drain. Thats way it's done with crossed hoses.


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Last edited by bubb2; 02-26-2010 at 10:26 PM.
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