I am getting rid of two 100 gallon SS tanks because they are oblong and mounted under the side decks with no access/inspection ports
. Loading with water actually makes my ridiculous heavy boat somewhat tender
, because they are in the wrong place. They also, to my concern, seem unbaffled, which I discovered in eight foot waves and 32 knots in Lake Ontario
when I was doing a rare "oceanic" sail test. BOOM, they went, BOOM!
So out they are coming and in with four 50 gallon HDPE tanks, which will be trapezoid to fit the chine of the hull
and separated into "city water", "watermaker water" and "rainwater for dishes and washing/bathing". Plumbing
them for both foot pump and electric
pressure should be easy, and they are just small enough for me to shift into place without mechanical aid.
Me, I like my SS fuel
tanks. Water, not so much. Plastic is king.