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You can have a wet core and it still sound solid, in fact it can be wet for years with no rot. Rot happens when micro organisms begin to feed on the wood and they need some oxygen for this. Often the water can get in but not enough air to allow growth of the bacteria that feed on the wood. That is likely the case with the cockpit floor above. The freezing of course will cause damage and that is why you are seeing some moisture seep out. I would bet if you put a moisture meter on that floor it would peg the meter. The crack is likely due to freezing. Sooner or later that deck will get soft. Core issues can be complicated and like most things on a boat every situation is a bit different. Nothing is ever as simple as it sounds when it comes to boats but that is part of the fun!
 
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