This gap explains why water kept appearing in the bilge. Retighten keel bolts from time to time.
Rusty water streaks indicate rusting keel bolts.
The old wooden boat still has good bronze fasteners.
Aluminum casting on spars can corrode and crack.
Dripless shaft seal with a clean and dry bilge.
Adjustable prop shaft seal, rusted hose clamps, rotted hose. The gland was not accessible under V-drive.
Check all anchor connections.
Internal corrosion on bobstay fitting. Note the many voids in the stainless.
Hosing at the end of its time!
Big blisters within the laminate indicate added maintenance expense and possibly deeper problems.