Beneteau 39 yacht : Two years old and previously owned by a surveyor. This shows a cross beam located beneath the cockpit. Ruler is

Macwester Seaforth 36 This is what the Hull and Deck joint looked like when examined. The fibre glass strands here have never been wetted out with resin.

Here is a good example of floors or transverse members that should be firmly bonded to the hull to give structural integrity. On this occasion the owner was completely unaware of the defects and about to embark on an extended offshore passage.