Sinking sailboat on dry land - 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 > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Like Tree1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 03-30-2013
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
m2736185 is on a distinguished road
Sinking sailboat on dry land

This is what happens when a lot of rain falls and my drain holes got clogged I guess... thank god nothing cracked



Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 03-30-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 2,000
Thanks: 4
Thanked 52 Times in 51 Posts
Rep Power: 8
Tempest is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

ouch! Glad it's ok
__________________
Tempest
Sabre 34
Morgan, NJ
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 03-30-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Maine
Posts: 621
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 4
DonScribner is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

Where's the rudder???? Pintel mount I hope?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 03-30-2013
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 24
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
m2736185 is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

Luckily I store the rudder in the cabin when the boat is on land....or I would def be needing one of those. I still have to investigate how those drain holes got clogged. I think im gonna have to do some replumbing so this never happens again.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 03-30-2013
mad_machine's Avatar
Sea Sprite 23 #110 (20)
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Posts: 3,179
Thanks: 5
Thanked 68 Times in 59 Posts
Rep Power: 2
mad_machine is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

dead leaves? I just raked as many leaves to the kerb as I did in the fall. They get EVERYWHERE!
__________________
Art Haberland
__________________

In the end all that matters is how fully you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things that did not belong to you -Buddha

__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 03-30-2013
Sootydan's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 41
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Sootydan is on a distinguished road
Sinking sailboat on dry land

Glad you didn't get any freeze damage! Any squirrels get in there and drop acorns around? I found a bunch in the bilge etc when i bought my boat lol
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 03-31-2013
jimgo's Avatar
Asleep at the wheel
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,000
Thanks: 71
Thanked 113 Times in 111 Posts
Rep Power: 4
jimgo is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

Glad it's OK! Bet that was a shock to see!
__________________
- Jim
Home: Western Philly 'burbs
1980 Allmand 31
1975 Albacore 15


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 03-31-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 9,122
Thanks: 10
Thanked 143 Times in 129 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Minnewaska will become famous soon enough Minnewaska will become famous soon enough
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

leaves, mice, birds, squirrels.... there are countless villains that can clog your drains or scuppers. Really need to inspect frequently, not sure than re-plumbing would matter.

Hopefully, you were able to dry it out before mold began to grow in places you can't reach. That is a much bigger problem. I would get a heater and a fan aboard for serious circulation.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 03-31-2013
dvuyxx's Avatar
s/v Tiger Lily
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Washington, DC - Annapolis
Posts: 559
Thanks: 46
Thanked 16 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 6
dvuyxx is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

I've been thinking of putting a coiled cylinder of insect screening in my drain holes when on the hard. Depending on where I'm blocked in the marina there are always leaves, acorns, and shells from seagulls making their way onto the deck and in the cockpit. I'm thinking I'd just flare out the end so they don't fall into the plumbing.
__________________
David
Severna Park, MD
Pearson 35 - s/v Tiger Lily
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 03-31-2013
Greenflash35's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 60
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 6
Greenflash35 is on a distinguished road
Re: Sinking sailboat on dry land

Blocks of wood or something under the very aft of your trailer...
__________________
GreenFlash35
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




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
Anyone want to trade sailboat for land in Costa Rica PAULCR1 General Discussion (sailing related) 3 10-20-2012 11:13 PM
Cruising sailboat wanted in trade for 160 acres Colorado land gelsailing Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 05-23-2009 02:05 PM
Transport a sailboat by land. eitan44 General Discussion (sailing related) 22 06-15-2007 09:21 PM
Sailboat capsizes, two land in water - Ashtabula Star-Beacon NewsReader News Feeds 0 10-02-2006 06:15 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:08 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.