Fuel leaks and Boat Fires

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Fuel leaks and Boat Fires

Post by Bob Fisher » Sun Oct 02, 2011 3:41 pm

Fuel Leaks - Boat Fires

I took these pics at the marina where my boat is stored.

I believe that the incidents were related.

The trailer boat has no damage to the trailer so I'm guessing that it was in the water near the other boat and was subsequently removed and parked on the trailer.

The sound of the fire engines awoke me and I had to go over to the marina to check if my boat was ok.

This occurred only a few hundred yards away from where my boat was being stored.

:shock: :shock: :shock:
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shame about the boats

Post by rusty » Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:15 pm

most likely cause bob on moored boats is faulty bilge pump no fuse in the wiring and pump burns out saw it happen at freo some years back when we had our 45' west coaster parked there when we selling it, 35 ' bertie burnt to the water line, shame shame shame!!!!
I live with fear sometimes she lets me go fishing!!!!!!!!
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