standing water in the floor

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Post by DaleH » 14 Sep 2018, 16:35

richg99 wrote:Perhaps some tinnys are not built the same way my G3 is????
I would opine that most aren't. Those strakes formed into the running hull also give it strength. Most tin boat companies simply rivet a formed strake onto the bottom of the hull ... adding more rivets to the overall construction.
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Post by richg99 » 14 Sep 2018, 17:04

Gotcha....Now, that makes sense. I'm was thinking that my tinny was the "normal" one and I now understand that other hulls may not be built in that same manner.

Incidentally, when I bought my bare hull, the dealer wanted $600.00 to put a deck/floor in. I chose to do it myself since I wanted to run wires and I also wanted to know what I had down there. I am now even happier that I made that choice.

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Post by water bouy » 15 Sep 2018, 11:44

Has anyone seen water cause mold in a boat? I'll make the floors easy to remove either way.
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Post by richg99 » 15 Sep 2018, 12:38

Hmmm never thought about it.

I pull the plug when I drive back from wherever I launch. Any water that got in the boat during my outing runs back and exits via the drain hole while I am driving 70 mph.

I guess if your boat doesn't drain properly, then, yes, standing water in a hot, humid environment would cause some mold to grow.

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p.s. One time, when I was returning from the coast, I hadn't pulled the plug. We had a Texas gully washer. I had to pull over and pull the drain plug since the boat was getting awfully heavy . It was filling with water from the downpour.

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Post by adam_mac84 » 16 Sep 2018, 22:04

I’m in a similar boat here. Question if I’ll run into drainage problems with decking. Especially if I lay foam ImageImageImage

Nowhere for water to go under there.


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Post by richg99 » 16 Sep 2018, 22:29

Please see the second post on this thread. I laid my foam sheets in loosely so that water could find it's way to the bottom.

Also added a drain to get water off of the deck.

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