Sealing the tabernacle to the deck. - 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 > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 05-23-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Binghamton, NY
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
electricc0wb0y is on a distinguished road
Send a message via ICQ to electricc0wb0y Send a message via AIM to electricc0wb0y Send a message via Skype™ to electricc0wb0y
Sealing the tabernacle to the deck.

The tabernacle bolts on my Spindrift 22 seems to have developed a leak. Four bolts run straight through the deck and into the cabin. Water appears to be seaping down one of the screws.

The tabernacle is simply a thick, bent metal sheet. There appears to be some caulking around the tabernacle, but I'm not sure if it is original.

What can I do to this to stop water from leaking through to the cabin? Should there be a seal or gasket between the tabernacle and the deck?

The deck does not appear to have significant damage.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 05-23-2009
saildork's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Posts: 295
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
saildork is on a distinguished road
Go to the 'Anything Sailing' forum and look for the sticky note by 'MainSail' entitled, "Sealing the Deck Core from Moisture." He gives a rundown of the procedure with a link to his more detailed article, for solving a problem such as yours.
__________________
Sailing isn't a matter of life and death. It's much more important than that!
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 05-23-2009
WinterRiver's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 278
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 8
WinterRiver is on a distinguished road
Here's the link: Sealing Deck Penetrations to Prevent Core Rot

Lot of other great how-to articles there too: Boat Projects
__________________
Hylas 47
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
Deck Washdown Systems Sue & Larry Cruising Articles 0 02-23-2004 07:00 PM
Techniques for Removing Teak Decks Sue & Larry Buying a Boat Articles 0 11-24-2003 07:00 PM
Mounting Deck Hardware Tom Wood Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 06-25-2002 08:00 PM
How to Paint Your Own Deck Don Casey Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 02-04-2002 07:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:26 AM.

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.