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Old 22-07-2013, 14:53   #1
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Join Date: May 2013
Location: Argostoli, Kefalonia
Boat: Bavaria 42 Cruiser
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Speed & Depth instruments leaking water


The seals around my depth sounder and speed/distance instruments seems to be failing. They are leaking water at an at-present not too alarming rate. The problem seems to be that whoever fitted them has used silicone instead of sikaflex and the prolonged submersion has worn it. A couple of questions - do you think this will get worse or will it last until the end of the season if managed?
Secondly, if I want to reseal it without taking the boat out of the water is there a way of resealing it? I've heard of a product that can be used in the water to seal from below, though the guy didn't know what this was. Any ideas?
Thanks in advance
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