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Old 09-21-2020, 02:25 PM
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Odd post for sure, but sometimes I find it hard to take a whizz off the boat. I am not concerned about the thought of someone seeing me take a whizz, and I have determined its due to the wave action, which can throw me off midstream if it rocks the boat sufficiently. I am assuming there isn't much to be done about this, but I didn't know if anyone here had a similar problem/tips to handle it. Makes fishing a lot less fun when you're bladder is about to burst.

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Scupper followed by wash down hose.
Old 09-21-2020, 02:29 PM
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Coffee Mate can.
Old 09-21-2020, 02:33 PM
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We keep a pee jug for such an occasion. The rumor is many drowned sailors are recovered with there zipper down.
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Old 09-21-2020, 02:35 PM
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Head- have a head for 1st time and its actually very nice to releive yourself in private then wash up afterwards. Makes 12 hrs on the water much more pleasant.
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Hold it up a little higher away from the water so it doesn't dip into the waves.....real problem up here in Maine where the water stays cold all year.

The problem is real :
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Old 09-21-2020, 03:16 PM
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Easy, just sit down to pee. Bucket can also be used to bail water, hold bait, or as a sea anchor if necessary. Concessions can be made in a case like yours.



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Plastic milk carton cut large opening, leave the handle.
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If you can’t fit a toilet onboard (I’d agree, it’s a lot nicer) best method is ‘bucket n chuck it’
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One foot on swim platform, the other knee on gunwale, one hand on transom. That's three points of contact with the boat as far as I'm concerned..
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I just take a nice seat on top of the transom livewell facing aft and pee right down into the splashwell like if it was one of those huge urinals in the nightclubs and then rinse off with raw or fresh water hose. There is water constantly splashing in there so it gets cleaned up good.
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Don't remember the exact number but a large percentage of male drowning victims while boating had their fly open.
Use a piss bottle.
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I just stand in the middle of the deck and hang my unit over the side. Water is cold but it gets the job done.
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If you pee in the splashwell is it a good idea to put one of those urinal cakes in there? I hear they taste like Sweet-tarts.
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Plastic wiffle ball, baseball bat, cut off both ends and is a short wiener extender, gets you over the side easily to pee over the side......

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Originally Posted by Mak232 View Post
Plastic wiffle ball, baseball, cut off both ends and is a short wiener extender, gets you over the side easily to pee over the side......
Excellent idea!!
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Swim noodle! Slip it on and the opposite end overboard. (Much safer than War Machine’s method... no chance for shark-bites!).
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Thanks guys! I am assuming that the numerous coffee mate/milk jug recs are for the purpose of taking your eyes of the swells and focusing on something stationary as opposed to looking out at the water? or is it to drink so much Coffee mate that you dont have a choice but to go? either would probably work haha. I appreciate all the responses and I did not think I would get any tbh but good to see other boaters have had to deal with this as well.
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I either use a 5 gallon bucket half filled with water, sometimes helps to kneel on one knee next to it and the console toss overboard when finished. Gives you something to focus on. Other than that just over the rail. If I’m with people, calm seas and on anchor and warm water sometimes I stand/kneel on the bracket but hold onto the gunnel. Kneeling seems to work good so you’re not swaying the only movement is with the boat vs standing you’re swaying in the waves a little.
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Well it depends
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