Re: deck leak
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Bill & Karen and everyone,
I love your sketch and simple explanation of potentially a serious issue. I will add a word of caution. Small cracks in the gelcoat of any Amel can possibly lead to a serious core moisture problem.
How many of us have walked past a tiny crack without thinking through the potential of a serious repair? If you choose to do nothing, one day you might regret it. I suggest that at the very least, temporarily seal that crack until gelcoat repair can be done. The most common areas that I see cracks that will cause moisture penetration is near the aft lazarette and on the cockpit seats where something heavy has hit the area with force. The most common cause is damage from the bottom fin of an outboard engine.
If you have created a small crack, don't wish for the best, do something.
On Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 7:41 PM Karen Smith via groups.io <email@example.com> wrote: