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How is the toerail attached to the deck. Did it end up taking all the strain of the leaning mast?? If so, FS's suggestion of checking the toerail/hull-deck join very carefully is a good one.

Also check the mast step to see if it moved and possibly damaged the laminate underneath it.
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