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"A 4" hole could fill a boat pretty quickly" You mean, everybody doesn't have ball valves or fill plates handy, to secure their engine compartment vents in rough weather?!
I was trying to imply is that the transom/stern is not a good place to cut a hole so large, as you see on allot of powerboats for instance.

Ball valve's on a blower? please explain...

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What's to explain, the should have said it all.
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Generally, most of the blower duct output for the engine compartments that I've seen on sailboats are located under a coaming of sorts, in the aft end of the cockpit, and use a dorade-type cowl to prevent water from coming into them.

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Generally, most of the blower duct output for the engine compartments that I've seen on sailboats are located under a coaming of sorts, in the aft end of the cockpit, and use a dorade-type cowl to prevent water from coming into them.
Thanks Dog...that was my point, you said it better

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You're welcome.

BTW, here's a photo of a C&C 38, and on my friend's boat, which this is not, the engine compartment blower and intakes are located under the hump along the stern cockpit coaming that you can see through the wheel in this photo.

http://newimages.yachtworld.com/1/6/...?1161790834000

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Momma tole me not to ever sit on moving machinery. Must be a nice breeze though.
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You're not sitting on moving machinery..... however the warm breeze is good for those chilly days...

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