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My fiancee just attended a seminar on marine plumbing during which the lecturer addressed your question. He suggested putting two vents, or a "T" in the vent fitting and running a vent outlet to each side of the boat. The laws of physics and wind will ensure that the smell comes out the leward vent and is carried away quickly.

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The T-fitting and two vents will also help draw air out of the tank due to venturi effect of air flowing through the two vents... windward to leeward.
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I have had a similar problem in the past and was solved with a sealand filter. Also a treatment for the holding tank a few times helps alot with any build up in the tank that or course adds to the smell!! Basically this helps to give the holding tank a good clean out.

Not a strange thing to change pipes and still have the smell.....only to have a tank that needs a good clean - I learnt this by the second year I had been living on my boat.

What I have tried (and worked for me) is to put a lot of hot soapy water (liquid washing up detergent, a small amout!) through your toilet and pipes and a good soaking...basically a good cleanout of the pipes and tank.

Pump out - do it all again a few times if possible.

Add the sealand filter and if all piping is ok this will go a long way to solving your problem
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I would like to hear how bid a deal it is to change the charcoal in the filter. One over flow of the tank = $85 for a new filter
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Replacing carbon in a filter....

Found this on another site. I looked at putting in one of these filters but would not pay $80 a year. This is the way to go.

http://www.clubsearay.com/forum/showthread.php?t=849&highlight=recharge
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