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Old 02-08-2017, 12:17 PM
Seafarer24 Seafarer24 is offline
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Build your own mast.

You could make your own freestanding mast out of wood, fiberglass, and epoxy. Contact Gougeon Brothers for plans on doing such.

If you put the mizzen in the mainmast step, the boat will sail downwind, and downwind only. If you step it in the mizzen step, it will round up into the wind and drift downwind backwards. There is no provision on deck for any sort of stays. The structure is not there to support them.

The only real option here is to purchase or build a proper mainmast.
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Old 02-08-2017, 09:11 PM
klmiller37 klmiller37 is offline
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Thank you Chad, a lot more helpful.
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Old 02-17-2017, 02:21 PM
Tanton37 Tanton37 is offline
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Carbon fiber masts available

Carbon fiber masts for sale

For anyone else who might be interested please contact me. Thanks.
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