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Every Cal 34 on Yachtworld.com seems to have a wooden compression post, so I'd say you were misinformed and appear to have a deck-stepped mast.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)