1358Re: [privateer20] Re:: Re: Hollow skeg revisited.
- Mar 2, 2017My last message comments on the wall of the lazarette.As regards fresh water in the lazarette, I find that when the boat is parked up on the trailer there only has to be a slight slope to the rear for rain water to overflow the upstand of the lazarette locker under its lid and thus drain into the lazarette. I have contemplated sealing the lid. However as I keep spare fuel in the lazarette it needs to allow fumes to escape. If I did seal it then I would have to put a vent in the lid. I have not found it a big enough problem to do this.Regards JonathanOn 2 Mar 2017 08:54, "tony08baker@... [privateer20]" <privateer20@...> wrote:
OK, on my boat, if I'm in the cabin and peer into the space beneath the cockpit sole, I cannot see right to the end of the skeg, because the bulkhead that forms the stern locker, or lazarette, comes right down into the keel/skeg. Therefore, the very after end of the skeg underneath the lazarette is a completely enclosed and inaccessible space. (Or it was until I cut an inspection hatch in the base of the lazarette.)It is that small space under the lazarette that I fancy filling with concrete.
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