SailNet Community - View Single Post - Electic Bilge Pump Installation
View Single Post
Old 01-13-2013
Hudsonian Hudsonian is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 480
Thanks: 12
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Hudsonian is on a distinguished road
Re: Electic Bilge Pump Installation

One simple way to get the water overboard is to replace the tailpiece on one of your sinks with a "Branch Tailpiece For Dishwasher" and connect the discharge of the pump to discharge for the dishwasher waste. On many boats this will allow the discharge hose on the pump to be shorter and the height of the lift less. Both increase pump performance. A branch tailpiece is less then $4.00 at Lowe's or HD.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook