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Old 06-20-2013
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Re: New deck stepped mast for Trintella 42 /USA

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Originally Posted by overbored View Post
check out this video as he turns around 360 degrees and you can see the spreaders and the alignment of the shrouds
Trintella 42; For sale by Yachting Company Muiderzand - YouTube
that is good looking boat
The boat in this post have in line spreaders..
The boat originally was designed with in line spreaders and you are going for swept spreaders you must revise the chainplate / mast location.

If you are switching from Continuous to discontinuous rigging it might be possible to use the aft chainplate for the shrouds lower vertical and keep the mast location.

But you need proper engineering to make the right decision.

You can read more about this here http://www.sparcraft.com/uk/products.../spreaders.pdf

It's kind of curious that Selden and the rigger seems to disagree, who specified the new mast?
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