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I love this board. Although there was no actual answer, the consensus was a polite "we're not calling you stupid but it can't be as you describe"

That was all i needed. I guess I have TWO depth transducers.

I kept looking and last night I found the knot paddle under a tub in the V-berth. It had already been plugged. Thats why I never noticed it when the boat was on the hard.

so I switched out hte plug and hopefully it will work next time I go sailing.

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Good luck, hertfordnc

Seems kind of odd they'd have the depth transducers shadowed by the keel and the speed transducer way up front like that--usually you do them the other way around, as I understand it. At least that's the way they're done on our boat.

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When you haul the boat out next, it might be worth glassing over the through-hull for the depth transducer you're not using. Having unnecessary holes in the bottom of a boat generally makes for a nervous boat owner.

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IIRC, the speed transducers are usually forward of the keel to help put them in clear water, because the keel generates turbulence, which can interfere with the paddle wheel's proper operation.
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