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Re: 70' Hylas grounded, dismasted in Penobscot Bay...
So, imagine for a moment the boat in the bottom pic, sailing 6-7kts with the sails under load going from 6-7 kts to 0 kts in a heartbeat ? Yeah, I could see the rig failing.
She may have been wearing her staysail as well
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Last edited by poopdeckpappy; 08-08-2013 at 03:09 PM.