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Bilge Pump

Feb 21, 2013
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Hunter 46 Point Richmond, CA
Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your new sailboat!! The forum will offer your a lot of great recommendations and experience on bilge pumps. Below is a link to a recent SBO thread on this subject and a West Marine article on Selecting a Bilge Pump for some light reading.


My Hunter 46 has the following:

Manual de-watering bilge pump in the cockpit: WHALE Gusher 10 diaphragm
Electric primary in the bilge: RULE 1500 w/ Rule-A-Matic float switch
Electric secondary in the bilge : RULE 4000 w/ Rule-A-Matic float switch, wired to bilge water alarm

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