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    taking on water below deck -- how much is normal?

    I don't know if its fixed yet but I've used aquamend on two possible points on the hull where water might have been coming and a srew hole in the centerboard well. I haven't been able to launch yet to find out if these fixes worked. Fingers crossed.
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    taking on water below deck -- how much is normal?

    The water accumulating in the hull of my 14.2 has turned out to be more than just leeching seams. The boat would probably sink left on the mooring for 7 weeks. At 4 weeks it sits deep and is radically unstable. So I hauled it out and drained it again last weekend and now need to deal with...
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    taking on water below deck -- how much is normal?

    My 14.2 is on a mooring this season. I bought it last year and this is the first year in the water for it. It seems it is taking on some water whilst on the mooring, enough now that I'm going to have to take the boat out of the water to open the drain and dry it out. The fact that there is a...
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    mooring -- centerboard up or down?

    I bought a used 14.2 and have a mooring for it for the season on a lake in upstate NY. I've been a little concerned to watch it pitch with the waves and wake. The other moored boats, though much bigger, don't pitch nearly as much. I was under the impression that the rudder should be stowed...
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