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post #20 of Old 07-03-2010
mitiempo
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If you want to take a boat like yours that is built for coastal at most to Hawaii the strongest solution would be to glass the bulkhead in and attach the chainplates to them or place the chainplates outboard on the hull and lose a bit of pointing ability. Nothing else you can do will be as strong.

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