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    cracks at mast bracket

    Mast Step Repaired Thanks very much for all your suggestions everyone. I have attached some pics of my mast step repair which I finally got around to finishing. I found the the wood "beam" was rotted all the way through such that I could easily chip away the wood completely by hand with a...
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    cracks at mast bracket

    cracks thanks very much EGarcia. I was thinking the same thing about the stainless steel plate except for putting it on top of a gel coat repair; i hadn't thought of bolting it underneath. I look forward to your pics.
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    cracks at mast bracket

    I have a 1985 Capri 14. As I was sailing it last week I heard some cracking noises coming from the area of the mast mounting bracket where cracks in the gel coat formed immediately around the bracket. The underside of the bulkhead looks okay, just the steel bracket appears to have pushed or...
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