Category «Thru-hulls»

More Thru-Hulls

Two more. One is the forward head sink/shower sump discharge. Just above the waterline. The other is the raw water intake, located in the engine room, next to one of the cockpit drain thru-hulls. I have decided to go with a seachest for the distribution of raw-water to the relevant systems. The sea-chest is currently …

More Thru-Hulls

More thru-hulls/seavalves installed this week (about a year ago I did the cockpit drains): Forward bilge pump discharge (forward salon, at the waterline) Aft bilge pump discharge (aft cabin, at the water line) Grey water tank discharge (tunnel, amidships, just aft of the galley, below the waterline) All Forespar Marelon 1 1/2″ Series 93 seavalves. …

Flush Thruhull/Seacock Installation

Got two seacocks installed for the cockpit drains. The Westsail originally had two seacocks for the three drains in the cockpit (the two starboard drains combined into one secacock). We have four cockpit drains (the three original, plus one “port aft” drain we added). The general rule with cockpit drains is “the bigger, the better”. …