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Hairline crack on mast

Hi I have an old steel 43 ft boat with an aluminum mast of unknown name. The mast is a 43 ft (13 meters) in length. At the base of the mast there is a crack in star port and a larger one in port side of the mast. I could post pictures. Is there any way to fix the mast without spending more money than the boat is worth? I heard welding aluminum is out of the picture. And second does anyone know the factory for this mast? The boat is a 1978 - 13m Finot Reve Des Tropique (DREAM OF THE TROPICS)
Naval Architect: Jean-Marie Finot.
Thanks in advance.
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File Type: jpg DeckBase.jpg (65.1 KB, 141 views)
File Type: jpg MastBase.jpg (83.0 KB, 137 views)
File Type: jpg PortSide.jpg (43.6 KB, 138 views)
File Type: jpg StarPortSide.jpg (60.6 KB, 137 views)
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