Transmission Clutch Cable Problem

This past weekend we lost reverse when maneuvering to anchor.  On investigation it appears all is well with the transmission, however, the transmission cable (called a clutch cable by Edson) is not communicating in the push direction with the transmission shift lever.  We removed the compass and pedestal cover which revealed the steering chain and clutch cable and throttle cable attachment points.  All appears intact.  The problem is the cable sheath appears to have come loose from a mounting point below the shift lever (perhaps 6 inches below the shift lever crossbar).  The cable doesn’t move inside the outer sheath at the transmission.

My question is, how do you replace the clutch cable and in particular how is it attached inside the pedestal?  I didn’t see anything on the Edson website on how to gain access inside the pedestal.

FYI.  Removing the black plastic compass base was a nightmare.  There

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