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Leaking Deck Hatches? Here Are Some Troubleshooting Tips

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By Rich

There’s nothing more cozy and peaceful on earth than sitting below decks on a boat and listening to a steady rain drum overhead. By a country mile my fondest childhood memories of cruising on our family Pearson 40 were of such moments.

As an adult responsible for maintaining our boat, there’s nothing that can obliterate the magic of those same moments more┬ácomprehensively┬áthan indignity of having to strategically┬áplace one or more salad bowls to protect nice cushions or teak from a leak. Between this past summer living aboard in Newport and this winter working down the resulting “to do” list, I can provide our dear readers with a comprehensive troubleshooting guide for deck hatch leaks. Continue reading Leaking Deck Hatches? Here Are Some Troubleshooting Tips

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