Originally Posted by mccary
I am not familiar with a Soling...but I sail a Catalina 27 which is similar in size and there is a mast lowering video on on youtube on how to do this... you may be able to gather some info from this video.
YouTube - Dropping the Mast
Well that looked pretty easy, I have a similar boat but the mast weighs much, much more than 75lbs. No idea what a Soling mast weighs but a Hunter 27 mast weighs at least 175lbs. It's massive, and I'm very surprised a Catalina 27 mast weighs so little.