I removed an old one of those external strainer through-hulls and replaced it with a larger diameter bronze mushroom-style Groco through hull, and added a nice large Groco strainer inside the boat.
Haven't had the boat back in the water since then (hopefully will be re-launching in the next couple weeks, after 10 months on the hard), so we'll have to see how the new system works (along with all the other many changes I've made...).
- Bill T.
- Richmond, VA
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do, than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
- Mark Twain