Westsail Owners Alliance - Post: "In-hull Depth Finder"
Westsail Westsail Owners Affiliation
 Important information about this site! 

Post: "In-hull Depth Finder"

12,268 posts on 2,444 threads   •   From Mar 07, 2004 - Jan 08, 2012


Text Strings  

Full Phrase  


All Words  

Any Word  


Message Text

Text & Author  

Message Author Message Content   (1 of 1)
- Archived Message from Inactive Forum -

George and Rayna Shaunfield


Cape Dory's are well constructed boat, but the hull would certainly not be as thick at that of a Westsail. There are generally two methods for installing a transducer as an in-hull puck.

1. Epoxy directly to the hull so that transducer ends up level (no air bubbles, of course).
2. Epoxy a piece of PVC pipe to the hull with a street clean-out screw cap and submerse the transducer in mineral oil, or baby oil. The method that Roger used.

I have read reports of people having good results with both methods. The Navman manual actually suggests epoxying directly to the hull.

I shopped around for the best price at the time and believe I bought my Navman fish finder through go2marine.com.


Showing record #1 of 1 matching record

Showing record #1 of 1 matching record

  Forum Archive Home    Back to Previous Page   Show Posts w/ Images   Windbag Newsletter 
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by Jack Webb on Westsail 32, Hull #438, at http://HighSeasDrifter.net,
This site is provided as service to Westsail Owners by  Jack Webb (s/v Drifter, Westsail 32, Hull #438)