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Pedrick 41 is a lot of teak decks...your choices are remove and replace, remove and coat it, live with it, coat (with truck bed liner) it...
Remove and replace will be $$$ likely $18-22K in your neck of the woods, if you can find someone willing and able. You could replace it with synthetic and save a few bucks. This may last another 12-15 years if done correctly. It will need maintenance, the amount depends on how well it was installed in the first place.
Second choice, remove the deck, patch the holes and the deck soft spots, then fair and non-skid..will likely cost a quarter to a third of redoing the teak. But not look as good? Will likely be cooler to the feet, but you may feel more heat below decks as you are removing a good thickness of material.
Living with it, can be as simple as removing and replacing loose bungs and screws, a recaulk, cutting down the caulk and oiling the deck. However you may discover that very few screws are there, bungs are tough to reglue and caulking is an art....a messy one at that. If you are not doing the work it is costly as it is very labor intensive. Soft spots another thing..they generally only get worse and spread..again costly and sightly to fix, if you are not going to do a whole section...you will see the patch.
Lastly, you can "spray liner" the entire deck. I have seen this done on a Cheoy Lee, a Marine Trader 36, and a Cabo Rico....your results vary by the amount of prep time, some of the spray is soft to walk on, so it masks even more the soft spots (feels like the whole deck is soft). Limited colors, can put non-skid in it, quick and easy, the Cabo was about $4K, not sure what the other two were. The Marine Trader is on it's 3rd year, with no problems so far. Some roofers are using this now, it goes on gray, sets up in a few hours to the color you chose and voila. A lot of commercial marine uses for it.
All the best.