5 Days Ago
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Re: Snipe Sailboats
Sorry to hear about your bent mast misadventure.
The good news is that the Snipe is still raced internationally so there are new boats being made today.
New Boats and Dealers
(poke around this ^ website to see if you can find used equipment for sale).
The bad news is that a brand new mast is likely more than you have spent on your boat to date.
I hope you can find a used Snipe mast.
If you can't find a Snipe mast you might consider a mast from a similar sized boat (Lightning 19'?...) which could be cut down and spreaders re-adjusted.
As I recall masts were once made out of Sitka Spruce?
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