Originally Posted by Hartley18
..and since I don't have a backstay, I'd love to know how I'm going to get "weird bends in the mast".
If it was a really
big blow, I could understand the shrouds parting and the whole thing going overboard, but I don't understand how the mast can be unsupported with only a jib up.
No backstay??? That definitely changes things.
Why no backstay???