Is it a uniform bend with no lateral component? Difficult to imagine something like that happening... If the mast was ever dropped I could see a 'kink' and bend in it..
As to the furler issue Denise brings up that would depend on the style of furler.
Certainly with 11" rake when you should have 6 something's off....
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)