Originally Posted by tph
Looks identical to my '89. In my case the solution was to remove all the glass on top of the shaft log, reattach the log to the hull with epoxy and glass over the whole assembly. Took 4 -6 hours and it's been working great for several years.
My '89 is doing the same thing, I bought the West Systems materials this summer but never got around to fixing it.
I should replace my shaft log, it's been there since new and while I'm at it might pull the shaft and replace cutlass bearing too.