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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
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Posted By scottsquared
1/4" shrouds were at around the same level as the...

1/4" shrouds were at around the same level as the lowers and attached to eye fittings aft of the in-line chain-plates. My guess is that they were added at the time the carbon mast was installed but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
Sorry, Yes, the baby stay was replaced as well.

Sorry, Yes, the baby stay was replaced as well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
I have spoken with Jan, there is nothing for him...

I have spoken with Jan, there is nothing for him to look at. My surveyor, Randy, a naval architect by trade, looked at the rig two months prior to the dismasting and immediately post dismasting. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
They were, but I don't know that they had...

They were, but I don't know that they had anything to do with the failure. Maybe yes, maybe no. It's not like they are unfamiliar with the design. They in fact worked on this boat 10 years ago,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
The loud "POP!" sound was most likely a swage...

The loud "POP!" sound was most likely a swage letting go. Conjecture, as it was just before dawn and no one was looking directly at the rig exactly when it happened.

As to letting my insurance...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
Svendsen's was contracted to inspect the rig and...

Svendsen's was contracted to inspect the rig and do any work deemed necessary to assure as safe passage, specifically. A full survey had indeed been completed just two months prior, finding no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-11-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 5,409
Posted By scottsquared
Dismasted!

I went to Svendsen's Boat Works of Alamada, California to have their riggers look at my standing rigging prior to my intended voyage to Panama just this last February. Their Rigging foreman, Chris...
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