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Old 01-04-2013
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Re: Orientation for Composting Head?

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
.... Facing fore and aft , heeled either way, you have a little extra weight on one shoulder or the other; far more comfortable.
I guess this was the point I was trying to make earlier. Whichever setup on a particular boat allows you to best brace yourself, is probably the answer.

Assume, however, that the head is in the middle of the salon. That's not really a stretch on some small boats, where it is under a v-berth cushion, with nothing around you to brace. I think athwartships is probably the best option with zero bracing.

I just hate using the head when heavily heeled, period. It's the most likely thing to get me nauseous. I love being down below underway, especially seeing green water go past the port lights. However, enter the head and I'm on a timer........ weird.
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