Originally Posted by AirborneSF
If it were 'chainplate' stress, wouldn't it have cracked the inside liner also??????
There is no inside liner - the plates are embedded in the hull and then have cabinetry built over the area.
Only way to get to it is to disassemble the inside.
Here's a shot from the inside - you can see I had some long time ago water damage (more than 9 years the PO owned the boat).