You have been reaching along fast and you step below after a great watch on deck, and splash, your foot goes up to the ankle in water in your boat. Oops, no one wants this scenario. Like many other emergencies, water in the boat can be minimized by proper preparation and good habits.
Other articles in our web pages deal with flooding and its consequences. This one focuses on Prevention … minimizing the chance that water comes in the boat in the first place,
Some preparation you can apply to minimize water in the boat.