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Old 05-09-2012
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Re: Closing seacocks

I close my 3 seacocks every time I leave the boat (usually for a week). There are still a number of thru-hulls w/o seacocks: rudder stuffing box, shaft stuffing box, two cockpit scuppers, knotmeter wheel. I would imagine a good drip would sink most boats in a week.
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