Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-08-2020, 08:13   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Aug 2020
Posts: 1
Partly Rotten Bulkhead

I am looking at purchasing a 1988 Catalina tall rig. I noticed some water damage on the port bulkhead from a leaky chainplate. The seller wants to reseal the chainplate himself but upon further inspection I noticed a bit of rot, no bigger than a thumb but noticeable when pressing on the bulkhead (see picture for where the rot is). We haven't pulled the chainplate out yet to see if there might be more damage. What recommendations are there for this situation? Should the whole bulkhead be replaced? Or would it work to just patch the spot where the chainplate is attached and reattach it? If so what kind of work would that entail and how much time? Would it be sound enough for light day sailing? Thank you for any and all help!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_8091.jpg
Views:	36
Size:	435.2 KB
ID:	220576  
rbradley102 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
head, rot

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rotten Bulkhead Repair Capt Ben Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22 03-12-2014 00:33
Replacing a Rotten Bulkhead - Project Report Beersmith Construction, Maintenance & Refit 12 18-09-2012 12:34
Rotten Bulkhead! Opinions of Those Who Have Strayed Down this Dark Path Sailmonkey Construction, Maintenance & Refit 14 06-03-2010 10:45
Finish a partly completed steel cruising boat? cjbeals Monohull Sailboats 34 31-10-2007 07:32

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:42.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.