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cracks under deck stepped mast

Hi We have a 23ft columbia with a problem. We have developed cracks under the deck stepped mast. Does anyone have any advice on how to deal with this problem
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cracks under deck stepped mast

Does water pool at the base of the mast? If so I''d check the compression post to make sure that you do not have a problem with it settling etc. If the problem is with the CP you''ll need to fix that before tackling hte deck repair. It is probably what is allowing the deck to flex under the mast causing the cracks.
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