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Old 04-18-2013
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Re: What to do if a shroud or stay breaks

Only so far as the lower end of the mast is more secure and less bending moment as being held at the base and the deck.Above the spreaders would see no difference. In a rollover type dismasting you are more likely to be left with a stub with keel step.A forestay or backstay failure under load I doubt there will be much difference to the damage except again u might see more of a stub.

Last edited by paradiselostparrot; 04-18-2013 at 01:59 PM.
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