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  1. compression at Mast step

    Quickstep
    Folks, Looking at a Quickstep 24. One issue with this particular boat is compression at the mast step. Doesn't seem to be an all-around soft deck issue. Boat still sails, but I'm trying to learn how to fix. Not a lot of heavy windage here in the Finger Lakes of upstate NY, which is when it...
  2. Bulkhead Mod and Compression Post

    Gear & Maintenance
    We have a relatively new-to-us 1969 Santana 22. The early model Santana 22's have a habit of needing additional mast support and this boat has a large metal post installed in opening of the bulkhead. While not looking to go out for a week or so we'd like to have some access to the v-berth (and...
  3. Atomic 4 compression

    Atomic 4
    Been having engine trouble and just was "informed" by the marina that I have lost close to half of the compression in all 4 cylinders. They were pretty vague about the possible causes and related repair costs. They did warn about sinking too much $ trying to trouble shoot. Any body have any...
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