Hoping for some advice / history
if anyone can provide it. Just purchased the subject vessel which passed survey
with flying colors. On this particular version, the boom traveler is fastened to the top of a large stainless steel
gantry which is over the cockpit
. Today, as I was washing
her down, I noticed some gel coat cracking and discoloration at the port forward base of this structure. Just forward of this cracking is the GPS antenna
, installed by the factory. I am concerned that the cracking may be the result of water
intrusion from the cut made to install the GPS antenna
and that the underlayment supporting the gantry may be suffering.
Is anyone aware of this problem on Hunter's of this era? If, so, how much trouble am I in here? Thanks in advance.