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post #8 of Old 08-06-2007
jboatjack
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Fifteen years ago I knew of a Jboat that broke its mast with only a reefed main up in 50-60 wind. I had the same brand of mast. I talked with the manufacturer of the mast and he told me that without some jib the mast contorts and whips and can fatigue.
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