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Re: Sailboat without a mast

"Sawzall will work on rigging too"
If you want to bash stuff up that's a great idea. But sailboat rigging UNBOLTS so all you need to clear it, is a wrench. And the job is done cleanly.
Then you pull the mast, in one piece, and sell it. Again no Sawzall, unless your goal is just to bash stuff up and make a noisy mess.
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Re: Sailboat without a mast

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unless your goal is just to bash stuff up and make a noisy mess.
Wasn't that the point of this whole thread??
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Re: Sailboat without a mast

If I was to remove the mast (remove, not destroy), I would install a fairly large water tank to balance the keel, somewhere on top of the cabin. You can always use more water. Keep the draft to 4 ft or less. If you are not in a hurry, it will be a fun trip. Wait for good weather to cross long stretches of open water or you will puke your guts out.
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