Yes. Cockpit drain would be likely suspect. Also check to see if there are cracks in the low area where the cockpiit drain area, if there are even small cracks, repair them. Clean and dry this area really well to inpect.
I recently purchased a beautiful Islander 28. She is complete and very well maintained, but has no cooktop. Trying to find out if anyone has replaced their cooktop in an Islander 28, and what make and model they would recommend?
Just purchased an Islander 28. Love the boat, but... the wheel pulpit takes up half the cockpit! Not a big fan of the wheel anyway. Has anyone out there done a wheel to tiller conversion? Or can you point me to someone who has?
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No, am not removing the companion way just to get to an area I could not Cetol! The existing companionway slides were cracked and broken, with the last foot or so broken pretty good from foot traffic I suppose.
The reason I Finished the new parts before installation was...
Thanks every one. I have a pretty good handle on this now. Great resource. I wish I would have asked sooner, because I applied several coats of Cetol already. Sounds like I will be doing that again after get done installing, chisling and sanding the bungs! I figured it would be the only way to...
I need to remove my sliding hatch above the companionway so I can replace the teak wood slides that it slides in. Does anyone know the trick to sliding the cover off prior to removing the old slides? (O'day 25)
I need to remove my sliding hatch above the companionway so I can replace the teak wood slides that it slides in. Does anyone know the trick to sliding the cover off prior to removing the old slides?
I am kind of new to learning all the terminology, but I believe I have a single block pulley on single sheave mounted to a 1" track that is about 40" long and starts just aft of my gennie winch on each side. I am finding that it is a simple system, kind of balky, but it is very difficult to...
I recently installed a roller CDI F-4 Roller Furler on my O'day 25 (fixed keel). I am interested in seeing any picture showing how others have routed thier jib sheets on similar boats, and or descriptons of types and brands of blocks used. Thanks!
The manual Bilge pump does not work in the O'day 25 that I just purchased. Feels like it is not primed. Pictures attached. The pump exits into the sink drain out the through hull for the bathroom sink.
Here are some questions for anyone that might be able to share some info:
Is it normal to...