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Mast help please

Can anyone help me with a few basics. I need to know to what extent a different mast construction will alter the characeristics of a sailboat. I have bought a bries off shore 8m without a mast (and it took some finding, most of them were complete!!) and now have the problem of replacing it with either new (and i dont know what the original was) or replacement second hand (any advice). I have a sail plan but no specifics about the mast dimensions.
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Hey lox - welcome to SN dude.

You might want to go to the Gear and Maintenance or Boat Design threads and post this same question


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there are lots of marine salvage dealers in Fla and other parts of the Gulf coast. you can buy all kinds and sizes of masts and booms. I would start by knowing just what the sail plan was for you boat. then go from there.
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