Drainage Holes

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

Here you can see the new lower drainage holes I drilled in the battery
and gas compartments. The caulking in the compartment also needed to be redone since it had a few leaks which brought water and gas into the space between the inner and outer shells and eventually into the aft berth.

Published by: Heath

Model Year: 1997


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