When was the last time the keel was dropped and the keel bolts inspected? The boat is 34 years old, and if this hasn't been done in the past ten years, it probably should be done before doing anything else. Then you can properly re-bed the keel-hull join and tighten up the bolts.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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