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Hull / Deck Joint on Pearson 303
I was reading a Practical Sailor review on the Pearson 303. With regard to the hull/deck joint, they are of the opinion that it is fastened with self-tapping screws. They also feel this type of construction is, "perfectly satisfactory", for coastal cruising.
I am of the opinion this was a short cut by the builder and a boat of this size should have been through bolted.
Does anyone know for sure if this joint is constructed with self-tapping screws or through bolted. If it is self-tapped, should this be a concern?