Steering Connector and Drainage Holes

Published date: December 1, 2019
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

This picture shows the custom-built connector from the steering system
to the engine. We started with a connector from the dealer, but it
didn't fit right. We had a welder build a new one, and it works
great! We leave the engine and rudders both connected to the steering
at all times.

To the sides you can see the compartments in the cockpit that can be
used to hold fuel tanks or batteries. We have the motor battery to
starboard and a single fuel tank to port. The problem was that the
compartments collected water. There were drainage holes in them, but
they were too far up the lip to drain much water, and it collected in
the bottom. I drilled new holes even with the bottom of the
compartments.

Published by: Heath


Model Year: 1997

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