I was wondering if anyone knew of the potential downsides of using this material to replace a piece of 1/4 low carbon steel that is decaying and is a backing plate inside a hull of a 28 foot sailboat. I would be replacing it with 1/2" G10/FR4 fiberglass board minimum and could go to 3/4 inch if necessary. The size is a triangle approximately 2 feet on all 3 sides. This would be a backing plate to a bowsprit with anchor roller and attachment for the fore stay. This material will bond nicely to the hull which I believe will help distribute the loads. Any help would be appreciated. I was trying to compare on matweb.com but I'm out of my league on this.