water ballast "snorkel"

Published date: March 30, 2006
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

This is an "auto-ballast-plug" mod that I tried last summer. It seemed to work pretty well, although at extreme angles of heel (25 degrees) I collected a 1/2 cup of water in the dam that snuck past the ball, after an entire day of hard sailing. This year I'm polishing the casting fin off the ball, and will see if that will stop it?

Published by: Richard O'Brien


Model Year: 2006

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