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Old 08-07-2016, 06:27 PM
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Exhaust question

Hey guys, couple questions:

1. is it normal for the exhaust flaps to be loose like this?(see pics) I assumed with the engine off, sitting in the water, the pressure of the water would keep the flaps flush to the exhaust port to prevent water going in, it wasn't so when i looked at it in the water today. Is this a problem if the boat sits in the water for a few days?

2. I have a trip coming up in a couple weeks where i'll be able to dock my boat for a weekend. Ive never left my boat in the water over night, much less a few days. What precautions do I need to take to make sure it's safe.
-Batteries charged
-plugs tight
-both bilge pumps in working order

-What else am I missing?

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Old 08-07-2016, 06:44 PM
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Old 08-07-2016, 06:46 PM
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Normal. When I pull the boat out water pressure holds them flat, then eventually it releases and they drain out. They then stay slightly open like that. Nothing to worry about.


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Old 08-07-2016, 07:48 PM
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Unscrew and flip around.. they are there to prevent water from flowing past risers. Just sitting there it will never do it... it's needed if you come to a fast stop and the wake catches up to you. there's a chance it could over flow riser (slim but it could) designers put them there for a reason
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Old 08-07-2016, 07:59 PM
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Right. Water trying to flow past will close those. If water > exhaust they shut.

You're missing spare anchors and line. Depending on docking augers are nice too. Nothing like fighting a boat in a storm in the dark trying to keep it from pulling loose.
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Old 08-07-2016, 09:24 PM
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thanks, guys! Just wanted to make sure
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