Outboard Well Hatch

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DCordner
Run aground
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Location: Grafham Water
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Outboard Well Hatch

Post by DCordner » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:39 pm

I now sail Bebop on Grafham Water where we are not allowed to use outboards. My understanding is that the Swift 18 had a outboard well hatch to stop build up of water in the well when sailing. As i now rarely use an outboard and if I do it is now an electric one, does anyone have pictures or measurement of what the hatch should look like?

robvega
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Re: Outboard Well Hatch

Post by robvega » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:52 am

There is a diagram on page 4 of newsletter 18, don't know if this helps.
http://www.swift18.org/docs/newsletters ... 0NL018.pdf
Rob

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