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sink drainer outlet position

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Peter (boat name prowler) says:

Hello All

So while my boat was out the water for the week for a quick coat of antifoul i thought i would install a sink drainer to save me going outside the cabin to empty the bowel in winter. The current set up is a removable (original) bowel on left, tap above this, then there is a compartment to the right of the bowel (that someone has already put a hole in bottom of) and a compartment behind both of these (next to hull). The problem is (from rough measurement) i think the bottom of the 'drainer' compartment with the hole is about the level of the waterline on the outside and i cant find any evidence of there previously being a thru hull fitting for the sink drainer.

So how are others set up? i dont want to go drilling holes in the hull to find out that they will be to high for the sink to drain. Or would i best fitting a small grey water tank (10ltr jerry can?) .

any suggestions appreciated
peter
3:39AM, 2 December 2013 PDT (permalink)

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rothwell_neil says:

I had a 1 gallon container that I used to have under the sink. Obviously no good for a full bowl but was good for rinsing cups etc.
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busy home [deleted] says:

Or a full bowel.
69 months ago (permalink)

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spearhead_027 says:

Spring Run has the same arrangement but no hole in the "drainer". CJB's intention was only that the bowl would be emptied overboard (maybe via the cockpit drain). So there never was a skin fitting in that area.
You could maybe organise a drainpipe into the bilge and pump it out from there? I think just tipping the bowl out really is the easiest!
Ian
69 months ago (permalink)

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NormanKlipspringer is a group administrator NormanKlipspringer says:

Klipspringer had drain at the water line. I have filled this and got rid of the sinks to extend the port bunk. So easy to tip overboard, the space saved is well worth having.
Originally posted 69 months ago. (permalink)
NormanKlipspringer (a group admin) edited this topic 69 months ago.

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Peter (boat name prowler) says:

thanks for your replies.
Looks like a jerry can for it to empty into for me (just dont like going outside in the cold at night!). I have some spare hose and a skin fitting for the plug hole, now just have to be patient for a spare jerry can to appear next to the skip at the marina ;)
cheers
Peter
Originally posted 69 months ago. (permalink)
Peter (boat name prowler) edited this topic 69 months ago.

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Fast Lex says:

Hi I have installed a new sink, tap & watre pump. I drilled the hole on top of the waterline, very easy to do, look into my photostream all steps are well illustrated. It works perfectly !! regards alex
69 months ago (permalink)

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NormanKlipspringer is a group administrator NormanKlipspringer says:

Fast Lex,
Why not put your photos which are excellent into the Achilles group. Use the organise facility in the 'you' tab to the fight of the word Flickr at the top left of the page?
69 months ago (permalink)

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Fast Lex says:

That's a good tip Norman, until now I tought that the my photostream was visible on the Achilles group! I will start reorganizing all the photos. Thanks & rgs Alex
68 months ago (permalink)

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