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Plywood has enough compressive strength so should be ok. But where each fastener passes through the deck you should overdrill and fill with thickened epoxy before drilling the proper size hole. Here's another good link.
Sealing Deck Penetrations to Prevent Core Rot Photo Gallery by Compass Marine at pbase.com

What kind of boat is it?
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