Hello - Im a relatively new owner of a 1974 GB 36 Woodie. First thing I did upon ownership was replace all bilge pumps, switches etc, and added a bilge cycle counter. Through the winter months, bilge pump ran about 1 time a month. Started the engines a few days ago, and all of a sudden pumps running twice a day. Think I traced it to a leak in the hull where it joins the transom. I can wipe away the water, and a small trickle appears rather quickly.
Sooo, can I effect a temporary repair in the water? Do I dig out any interior soft wood, then add a seam patch? Am sure the wood will not dry while Im attempting this..
Am not too worried, but since it occurred so quickly, Im thinking it could get worse quickly.
Captain Dave aboard Sugar Too
New Bern, NC