E32-3 The Tiny Hole Theory: Self-priming Rule 800 Bilge Pump

Date: March 2023

With the number of rain storms coming through the SF Bay area recently, it's given me a good opportunity to see how the bilge pumps on SV Rumour are working -- and not. I realized a while ago that the shower bilge wasn't automatically pumping. No big deal -- water never goes down the shower drain in the floor of the head, so why would that fill up? Turns out with enough rain water down the mast and even without a redirecting gutter at the mast step... lots...
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