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I recently acquired a 1975 Siren 17 and am preparing to take her out for our maiden voyage. I have a question for other Siren owners: I have a parts list for a 1979 model and it includes 4 rubber plugs "for buoyancy tanks and hull drain." However, I cannot find any location on the boat where these plugs might be inserted. I'd appreciate any insights you might offer. (I'm thinking maybe the plugs were added after to models that came after 1975.)
 

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My old 1970s Siren 17 had no hull drain or buoyancy tanks.

The cockpit is self-bailing so you'll rarely get water below in normal usage. We had an electric bilge pump on board but never had to use it.

Rain water would accumulate in the bilges when she was on the hard. We'd empty the bilges using a garden hose to siphon the water out.
 

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Buoyancy tanks are under the "berths" in the "cabin" stretching aft. I think they are filled with foam. Presumably some later models had drains in them. Mine didn't, and didn't have a hull drain. Woulda been useful.
 
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