Water under helm?

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Greetings all! So lately I have noticed that when cruising on the lake that a stream of water starts happening from the driver’s side of the helm; it looks like it’s leaking from the storage area under the console. Possible issue with the under decking, like a crack or hole in the marine plywood? Thanks.
 

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Do you have a Wave Shield ? It could be water surge while underway .
If you have any cup holders on your helm ,check to see the drain tubes are connected .
Mine gets wet from rain due to the current cover design .
 
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Thanks for replying. I didn’t even know what a Wave Shield was until I googled it, saw a video that another Bennington owner posted of one he installed. Is that something that a boat mechanic could fabricate and install? I don’t have the equipment for something like that. No cup holders on helm, only on the little table and on the the the captain’s chair. Thanks again.
 

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Yes you can install one , many here on the forum have installed one on theirs .
 

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Greetings all! So lately I have noticed that when cruising on the lake that a stream of water starts happening from the driver’s side of the helm; it looks like it’s leaking from the storage area under the console. Possible issue with the under decking, like a crack or hole in the marine plywood? Thanks.
Could it be an open speedometer tube that is connected to the motor on speedometer pick up?
 

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It could also be water is being forced up through the wiring bundle hole.
 
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