Re: Accessing Chainplates
Update: I unscrewed/removed the speakers [rather than the wood paneling] and found the main chainplates for my Pearson 32 Hull #113. There is another set forward, visible inside the bathroom sink cabinet and opposing closet side. They look OK to me, and the deck side seems sealed with silicone. I had the mast stepped 2 years ago along with some other work, and the reputable boat yard didn't propose replacing them. Since most car/boat shops take every opportunity to sell you more services, I'm taking that as a sign that they are OK, and will have them checked next year at a haul out.
Thanks for your help Knothead.