Bulkhead damage due to leaking chainplate

Extensive water damage caused by a leaking chainplate. The entire bulkhead in this 80's vintage sailboat had to be replaced. Chainplates should be pulled, inspected, and re-bedded every 5 to 7 years (more frequently if leaks or other problems are noted).


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