You would be wrong.
Doesn't matter if it's bent. End to end it anyway, especially if you have two rivets at the collar (2' in the video)
I recommend you ignore this and flip your top section instead. Then go sailing.
Do flip your top section before you go sailing, especially if the collar has two rivets. Flip it and use one rivet only.
Looks awesome! Plenty competitive.
Get a new (replica) sail, flip your top section and join your local fleet.
You'll have the time of your life!
I doubt it, but they'll install numbers for free...
West Coast Sailing shows having stock.
I had lost a part on a 7 years old Jotag dolly and asked Intensity whether they had a replacement.
In less than a week I received the replacement...
If I were you I would consider returning the new alu mast and buying a plastic one.
It's more expensive but it will probably be the last top mast...
Is the new mast you bought plastic?
The repaired one will work just fine and you should keep it "just in case" or use it for practice. It won't...
Chances are your gudgeons are worn out and you have play in your rudder. Change the gudgeons and your tiller won't hit the cleat anymore.
Do yourself a favor and flip the mast. It's a 10 minutes job and will save you a sail repair and a new mast down the line.
First thing you need to do is flip (end to end) your top mast. And when you do it, use only one "bolt" (rivet) for the mast collar.
You use your hiking stick to get to the mainsheet between the boom and the traveler. Don't have to move much at all.
Thread is visible, crack is not (from the picture).
Yes, boring topic.
Is it leaking?
89s are fast boats...
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