Vents contain an O-ring on the valve screw for a positive seal.  The
screw is notched so when you raise it up a few turns it vents.  
No need to completely remove it.
Requires a 5/8" mounting hole.  
Price Includes Shipping and Handling on U.S. orders. Additional
postage is required for non U.S. orders.   
SLOTTED OR THUMBSCREW TYPE
PLASTIC SURFBOARD VENT
Slot Head Style
Thumbscrew Style
  • Plastic vents work well on both new installations as well as retrofits.  
    It requires a 5/8" hole to be drilled so if you are replacing a
    previously installed vent chances are you will just have to open up
    the existing hole a little.
  • Plastic vents have a shoulder that means you can apply more epoxy
    to get a good seal to the board.  The shoulder also means you won't
    see a hole that isn't drilled quite perfectly.
PLASTIC VENT FEATURES
  • We recommend the vent be placed in the nose of the board. This way you will see
    it and will remember to close it.

  • Placing the vent in the tail area means it will be under water when you are sitting
    between waves.  Give it a break and keep it high and dry in the nose.

BEFORE YOU INSTALL YOUR VENT CONSIDER THIS:
Vent Type
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The brass vents have been discontinued for a couple reasons:

  • They stick up too high and can snag wet suits, rash guards, or
    worst of all skin.
  • They are hard to seal and often will seep or wick water along
    the threads.  This leads to wood rot and/or water under the
    glass. The shoulder on the plastic vents prevents this.
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BRASS VENTS?