Originally Posted by gknott
Thanks 510, I'll double check mine. When you were rooting around down there did you have a chance to see what kind of wood was used in the cross members? Mine are completely fiberglass covered so I cannot tell. What I do know from test drilling is that they are sound but saturated. Unfortunately, I do not have a dry bilge - yet. Which leaves me curious about your ice box pump. How did you set that up? Right now mine drains into a plastic container which I empty daily - or forget to empty daily.
Hellosailor has a great solution for the icebox.
The cross members are several piece of plywood fiberglassed together. One is two pieces and the thicker one is three pieces, then glass mat used to attach to the hull.