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Re: Downsizing mast 1 foot...problems?
My Venture 2-22 sailboat came with a welded mast (previous owner repair) and I am having trouble trusting it's integrity. The factory mast is 24', can I go down to a 23' mast with no ill side effects? (found a great deal on one from a 22' Suncoast)
You mean aside from the rigging not fitting and the luff of your jib(s) likely being too long?
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