SailNet Community - View Single Post - stepping/unstepping mast on Cal 25-2
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 04-09-2013
Senior Member
deltaten's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Lancaster Co. PA/ North East, MD
Posts: 791
Thanks: 8
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 4
Send a message via Yahoo to deltaten
Re: stepping/unstepping mast on Cal 25-2

While no expert.. I'd rate that ya need a crane! The "I" dimension is listed as 33 feet, plus whatever's in the cabin to the keel; perhaps another 6 feet. So..ya wanna humpa near 40 foot bit of aluminum pipe, replete with rigging??

Din't think so!

**IF** it's not a keel step; or ya look into one that's not, go peek at a vid by Seaward showing the way they recommend stepping their masts. Quite the process; but relatively easy and straightforward. With the right additional rigging as shown there, it's piece of cake!

S/V Chrysalis
'80 Watkins 27
North East, MD
deltaten is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome