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2006 FD GS 194

Seems that there is always water in my anchor storage area leaving my rope wet.  I can see the drain hole, but not sure where it goes to.  Any ideas about how this is configured or how to keep water from standing in the storage area?  


  • nquirk
    nquirk Member, Moderator Posts: 674 ✭✭✭✭

    I'm not familiar with that boat.  Is the anchor storage at the front deck?  If so, I'd assume it drains directly into the hull/bilge area and is removed with your bilge pump.


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  • BWH
    BWH Member Posts: 113 ✭✭✭
    Yes it is in the front of the boat.  Bilge makes since, but there seems to always be water in teh storage area and no way that I know of to ensure it is not clogged.    
  • Capt_Steve
    Capt_Steve Member Posts: 416 admin
    @BWH ... you must have a clog in the drain line. That should drain directly to bilge as @nquirk points out. Sometimes you can flush out a clog with a hose or an air compressor. 
  • BWH
    BWH Member Posts: 113 ✭✭✭
    Thanks Steve.  Have tried to do it with hose, but it is further away than I can reach.  Will keep trying.