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Re: Crazy first time out on my sailboat today
Water pressure is an amazing thing. When submerged, water ingress was being pushed in, under pressure. When you hauled, it was just gravity draining it out, so I wouldn’t expect to find the leak that way.
Could have been a small crack in a hose, leaking valve, loose clamp or even failed bedding on the thru hull. None would allow much water back out.
The good news is you have a very limited number of places this could be occurring. I would update/upgrade them.
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