Topper bailers

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ent228
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Topper bailers

Post by ent228 » Tue Aug 05, 2014 4:27 pm

I have landed the job of replacing broken Topper bailers at our club. I will soon be on the fourth this season. £45 each.....

They are easy to break so I'm thinking of either blanking them off or fitting stainless ones. I know this will take the boats out of class but that's not important to us.

Anyone got any comments or ideas?

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Re: Topper bailers

Post by JimC » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:07 pm

A strip of duct tape works to blank off a broken one temporarily!

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Re: Topper bailers

Post by chrismartin3583 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:31 am

Usual practice at most inland clubs/sailing schools is to fit a blank plate. they don't get that much water on board unless theres a big chop.

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Re: Topper bailers

Post by ent228 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:46 pm

Thanks, that's answered my question.

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Re: Topper bailers

Post by Nessa » Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:39 am

chrismartin3583 wrote:Usual practice at most inland clubs/sailing schools is to fit a blank plate. they don't get that much water on board unless theres a big chop.

Yes, I look after 8 club toppers. Best done with either a plate in the cockpit or we stick a Perspex rectangle in the gap.
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