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Old 08-19-2006
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Looking for a used main for 78' Maxi.

We are looking for a good used main with a luff of 95' and foot of 33'

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That is like asking for a used tire for a Rolls Royce.
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I'd have to agree with Pigslo... finfding a used main is unlikely for a 78' Maxi...

However, the used tire analogy is not quite as accurate, as there are many tires that would fit a Rolls Royce...but a mainsail for a 78' Maxi is exceptionally rare, as the boats are very uncommon, and fits pretty much nothing else.
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I've got nothing to loose for trying. I've found one before.
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Check with Merchant Marine Acadamy at Kings Point, NY. They have a boat called 'Alchemy', which is a 77' fractional rigged sloop. They might have something.

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We had been in contact with MMA and the prospects of obtaining a sail looked good but unfortunately the status of the Alchemy changed and it's now up for sale or is sold.
Thanks for the good idea anyway!
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Try www.sailinganarchy.com There's a large racing group. You might luck out with a lead there.
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I've already posted on that fourm as well, but thanks for the advice anyway.
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Have you checked out Bacon's in Annapolis? There are a lot of big boats that race out of there and you might get lucky.
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Thanks, I'll give it a shot
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