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post #14 of Old 05-27-2012
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Re: Cooling the boat

It should have come with a batten or a dowel that helps hold the scoop open at the bottom and fits across the hatch but under the deck.. then hoist the 'scoop' on a halyard or a pole lift and orient it to the wind, using tension to keep the dowel tight to the deck.

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