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Ian, a couple of questions, is that forestay attached to the masthead? (tip top). Do you have a stay running through the roller furling extrusion? Is this the first time you have raised the mast? This boat is a fractional rig so the forestay shouldn’t go all the way to the top. The roller furling extrusion needs a stay threaded through it so there is something for it to rotate around. There should be a certain amount of “rake” in the mast (where it is angled aft slightly less than 90 degrees). Chances are the turnbuckles have all been turned so the rig probably is no longer in alignment. Remember that you need to loosen (or tighten) the lower shrouds (both forward and aft) in order to adjust the fore and aft stays.
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