Patent Number: 6,170,423

Title: Watercraft bilge system

Abstract: Several embodiments of bilge devices for small watercraft that permit the use of small capacity bilge pumps and which ensure that the bilge pumps will not run dry during abrupt maneuvers are disclosed. This result is obtained by using a trap-like device that permits water to accumulate from the bilge but which restricts the escape of the water during abrupt maneuvers

Inventors: Suganuma; Noboru (Hamamatsu, JP)

Assignee: Sanshin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B63B 13/00 (20060101); B63B 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018