Sea water in sink at speed

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Don't mention it. You might luck out and be able to swap the internals around so it would be normally closed, that way if you lose power that avenue would be shut for water ingress.
 

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Cut a piece of PVC pipe on an angle and along the length, large enough to cover the thru-hull on the outside of the hull, paint it the same color and bond it just forward and facing aft over the port. When the water rushes past the thru-hull it will deflect any water and also create a vacuum in the line. Done no wires, no fuss and no clogs.
 

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Cut a piece of PVC pipe on an angle and along the length, large enough to cover the thru-hull on the outside of the hull, paint it the same color and bond it just forward and facing aft over the port. When the water rushes past the thru-hull it will deflect any water and also create a vacuum in the line. Done no wires, no fuss and no clogs.


can't you do that by reversing a clamshell intake ?

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You will need something strong to bond the PVC, I have had good luck with FlexBond 5000, which you can get at West Marine, just ask for it at the counter. It will set up faster than 5200. A small clean bead on the edge of the pvc is all you need. If you want to get it off just slice it off with a length of mono line between two handles, or a hot knife.
You could also just try some boatlife as a test which might work just fine.
 

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check valve

Check valve under sink always did the job.
 
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