Just a fish finder story. The 35 year old depth sounder on the MC crapped out on one of my trips south. No way to access it with out pulling the mast. I bought a 100+- $ transom mounted unit from WM. The tranducer would not send thru the thick wood hull so I installed it on the aft edge of the rudder and it worked. A few limitations: the reading is aft of the low point of the full keel and any thing above 2000 RPM and the prop wash disrupted the signal. I have improved the location off the rudder but the unit is the same after three years. IT WORKS. Dan S/V Marian Claire
Last edited by marianclaire; 03-12-2010 at 09:29 PM.