I have been watching this subject with great interest. So when I got to our garage this weekend,I looked in my bilge and ski locker and they were completely dry. The boat has been inside with the hatches open for 3 weeks. Just to see what would happen I jacked up the trailer until the rear touched the ground. After a few hours I had 4 gallons of water in a bucket under the wake plate. The boat was sitting level to slightly bow high before this. Any ideas?
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11-09-2010, 05:51 PM #21104 LSV
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11-09-2010, 07:09 PM #213
For the record i had to do that on my last boat all the time due to the drop keel, and no it wasn't a Moomba.2007 Mobius LSV
11-09-2010, 07:11 PM #214Senior Member
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11-09-2010, 07:30 PM #215
As far as we know, the water trapped under the ski locker will not drain out to the bilge as it is trapped there.
See pic below. This is the area I am talking about.
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11-09-2010, 07:51 PM #216
Thanks for the info guys. I did read all 21 pages but most of you said if water gets in there it cant get out. I really dont think I had 4 gallons under the gas tank. But maybe I did, but it could have come from under the ski locker. Anyway you can try and see if it helps. The water did not come out all at once it came out over several hours. I could have more in the bucket this weekend, I will see.Thanks again.
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11-09-2010, 08:58 PM #217Senior Member
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- St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
My buddy gets good use out of it. Seems alive and well.'07 Outback V
11-09-2010, 09:12 PM #218Dan
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