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post #2 of Old 07-09-2002
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Mast Rake Angle

In a general sense, the mizzen is normally more raked than the main mast but other than that there are no set rules for the specific mast rake of a ketch. The vary from the nearly vertical spars seen on many motor sailors to the sharly rakes masts popular on traditional Chesapeake Bay Ketches.

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