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...Yikes...disaster avoided

Thank you much Faster! Qualifed help seems to be a wise choice at this point. The mast falling down would have been an ugly lesson.

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KJsailing:
Re-reading your post it occurs to me that the early Hunter 27 may have fore-and-aft lower shrouds. If this is the case then the forestay can probably be let go temporarily to service the stem head piece. Also, it would be a good idea to attach a halyard to the toerail forward and tension it to help support the rig while the forestay is off.
My original warning was with Hunter's swept-spreader rigs in mind, where the only forward support for the mast is the headstay. Your boat probably pre-dates that style of rig.
Nevertheless you should get to know someone in your area with experience and get some guidance from them. And do some reading and studying so you better understand the terminology.
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Of course, if your mast is on a tabernacle, or you have a gin pole system, it might be worth taking the mast down while you look at the chainplate and the area where the damage is.
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Faster,

Thank you for the thought...There are no fore and aft lower shrouds so I imagine I will have to take prudent care not to mess with it until I get a hand from someone who knows what they are doing.

I appreciate your patience with my utter ignorance on this matter. I'll seek out someone competent to take a look at it. And I'm reading, reading, reading...slow going on the learning about the rigging though.

I can't resist asking though, and you may cringe again,...Can I take the line that is attached through my mast to the jib's roller furling, lower that and tension it to the toerail - gaining enough support for the mast, just as a temporary measure?



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