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Old 07-09-2016, 19:03   #1
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Wicking water out of ports ?

We have a Fast Passage 39 sailboat and it's cabin top slopes to a point that water gets trapped in the ports. I have heard of people using a wicking material and hanging it over the edge of the port in order to rid the ports of the water. But how to attach it to the port ? What material to use ? So many questions and I have so few answers. Anyone out there who can help me ?
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Old 07-09-2016, 19:21   #2
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Re: Wicking water out of ports ?

I use a piece of wick for an oil lamp and a dab of 5200.
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Re: Wicking water out of ports ?

Exactly how and where do you put the wick? I seem to be having a similar problem
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Re: Wicking water out of ports ?

Same as Guy, but I used acrylic superglue to attach the lamp wick.
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Re: Wicking water out of ports ?

Just use care what adhesive you use on non-glass surfaces, as certain ones can significantly weaken plastics.
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