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We are pretty sure it was a Tarten 30
A Tartan 10 perhaps, I think the 30 is a masthead rig and less racy.
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Faster's probably right... this is a Tartan 30 IIRC... not a fractional rig boat.

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I finally found the listing
1981 Tartan Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com=

Now that I have the right boat is the mast bend normal?
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Put a sheet of paper edge on the monitor against the shrouds. They're straight so the mast is really as it appears. No lense distortion.
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Holy crap! I was on the first page and didn't realize I was looking at 23 hour old stuff.

Sorry 'bout that. I'm slower than the Cowboy Secondary.
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1981 Tartan Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com=

Now that I have the right boat is the mast bend normal?
For a rig like this (below - another view of the T33) that amount of mast bend could well be "normal". While it's still a possiblity that the backstay was left on, it's equally possible that it's prebend deliberately induced.

.. and it wasn't a Tartan 10 after all.. I didn't realize that Tartan made other fractional rigs. Learn something every day...

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