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Old 01-29-2016, 03:02 PM   #146
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Originally Posted by koliver View Post
Further to Steve D's comments, A good friend of mine had his 36' sailboat sink at the dock. Luckily, the security is good enough that he was called when the low in the water position was noted and was able to get the boat secured before it went to the bottom. The insurance investigator determined that it was a failure of a check valve in the discharge line from the bilge pump that was the problem. Everything was fixed, without re-installing a check valve and the boat sails still.
So where was the water coming in from?
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