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Just thought of a couple of points to add.
Boats in the northeast sit on stands 6 months out of the year.
Boats sit in slips or on moorings 80% of the time
Boats rarely go out in 20+ kts
So, boats rarely see stress. Age and deterioration are probably bigger factors for most boats.