Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maine Coast
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It sounds like the water leak is originating at deck level and dripping through the deck into the cabin. The problem with sealing leaks from inside the cabin is that the water is usually passing through a cored laminate, which on your boat is likely to be either plywood or end grain balsa.
If you seal a leak on the inside you will force this water, that is still leaking in, into the decks core with no chance of escape into the cabin.
I would suggest letting it leak until you can effect a proper repair as it will force less moisture into the core material by allowing an escape route..
-Maine Sail / CS-36T
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