Seriously, have some JB Weld onboard. Great stuff. We have a fiberglass tape-reinforced JB Weld repaired pipe nipple on our exhaust system that has now gone halfway around the world. It started as a temporary repair and just seemed so secure that we left it alone even though we have the spare part onboard.
Back in the water in Grenada - with new main and #2 and cockpit canvas (Santa came early). Will spend the winter and early spring in the Caribbean and then head to Bermuda and the northeast US. Still trying to decide if we will bring the boat to Canada, either in 2015 or 2016.