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Re: Rot in hull/deck joint - thoughts on necessity of reinforcement?
So the question is this: With a weakened shear clamp mechanism on the stbd side, do you think that the boat will make it safely down the Pacific coast while we let the shear dry out for a later fix?
It ain't going to dry out at sea. It ain't even going to dry out at the dock. If it is as bad as you make it sound, cutting it out and laminating new wood in is the ONLY cure.
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