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Re: How to repair "cockpit cubbies"?
I would repair the holes/cracks with some epoxy and fiberglass. Maybe add a layer or two over the entire surface to beef it up a bit. Then drill a drain hole or two in the bottom of each box, add a little flush "thru-hull" fitting to each, and run a bit of tubing to cockpit drain (or maybe even to the cockpit itself) to keep the water from getting your back wet. It looks like they have drains, but from your post they obviously aren't doing the job.
But, IMHO, little coaming boxes like that are way too handy to glass over.
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
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