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post #92 of Old 07-10-2013
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Re: 6 Americans, 1 Brit vanish at sea

Wow, those observations about the mast step deforming the hull enough to open the garboard seam is revealing. It suggests major structural problems with the backbone of this boat. Mast pressure should not be able to deflect the keel.

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