ports on hull/flush deck problem - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 04-04-2002
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 19
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
prrthead is on a distinguished road
ports on hull/flush deck problem

I''m looking at buying a Tanzer 28 with a flush deck. A competing broker told me that one problem with this design is having the ports directly on the outside of the boat. He said that in a strong heel in bad weather the ports have been known to break or pop in allowing the water to flow freely into the cabin. Anyone ever heard of this?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 04-04-2002
Jeff_H's Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 6,595
Thanks: 5
Thanked 96 Times in 72 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about Jeff_H has a spectacular aura about
ports on hull/flush deck problem

Portlights in the hull of flush deckers are pretty common and are not especially prone to problems but I raced as a ringer on a Tanzer 22 in the ''Rent a racer series'' and the boat I was on had a broken portlight in the topsides and it was amazing how much water we took on an upwind thrash.

I also sailed on a Cal 25 that left an operable port in the topside open during a heavy air beat and I was stunned at how much water can get in.

Jeff
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
1976 41'' TA CHIAO CT ?????? hyway Boat Review and Purchase Forum 18 02-05-2010 03:20 PM
Deck stepped Mast-Always Bad ? Mrs Mutiny Boat Review and Purchase Forum 24 10-05-2009 07:55 PM
jeanneau deck problem steve911t Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 06-14-2004 03:42 AM
Crackling deck on an ericson-27 marcberoz Boat Review and Purchase Forum 4 01-05-2004 05:00 AM
Crackling deck on an ericson-27 marcberoz Boat Review and Purchase Forum 0 01-04-2004 03:02 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:00 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.