Solid foam would do the trick, but I wanted the storage. I constructed a
channel of wood, although I considered a half-pipe, too. I could have
built a second chnnel on the other side, but the access became next to
impossible as n afterthought.
I am considering gluing the pump on top of the wooden channel. Presently,
I toss the pump on the floor and plug it into a cigarette lighter recep.
> Thanks for the tip about deck plates in the bulkheads. I have already
>cut limber holes in these bulkheads. Because fo the folding rig there is
>a compartment in the stern of the forward hull and one in the forward
>end of the aft hull and the forepeak. You mentioned plugging the limber
>holes on one side and a channel on the other. Half a pipe? The plans
>call fore limber holes in the forepeak bulkhead with solid foam filling
>the space. Should I plug those holes? Plans show the compartments under
>the bridge deck filled with foam. Plug the limber holes there as well.
>Can't see the point of a channel. It wouldn't go anywhere because of the
>solid transoms back to back in the folding schooner.
>Thanks for all your generous help.