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Originally Posted by markchicago View Post
The water is in the hull and exits from a plug in the transom. From what I can gather is this is an auto bailer set up which is missing obviously. Not sure about foam but will check. Solution I believe for now is to plug the port and reasses over the winter. The cockpit isnt so big that I need a bailer in the summer at least. It seemed no way this could be the design but the plug in the transom gave me pause since I didnt see how any water could get in otherwise except at the mast if at all. Thanks
My Laser II has a hull drain in the transom that looks like this:

If this is what you're referring to, it should also have a plug that looks like this:

If you don't have the plug, you could probably replace the plug and housing somewhere like here

Dean Wilson
Melges M20 - The Can-Do Girl
Lake Perry, KS
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