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It can be done with a tabernacled mast and the proper rigging. The trick on that large a boat is to use the boom as a gin-pole and lower the mast to (or raise it from) the fore-deck/bow, rather than the cockpit/stern. You also have to make sure that the upper shrouds have a pivot point in them exactly in line with the pivot point of the tabernacle (i.e., usually a foot or so above where the shrouds attach to the chainplates), and guy-lines from the shroud pivot points to the end of the boom.
Here's a video
of just such a set-up in use on a Nor'Sea 27.
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