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Boat Moored in a Tidal River
17-OCT-2011

Boat Moored in a Tidal River



This owner did not even need to run the motor for the scoop strainer to clog up. This was on a sailboat and the direction/orientation was incorrect. If installing a scoop in a sailboat it should face backwards. The correct strainer for a sailboat is round and non-directional.


Cause river current, improper strainer orientation.

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