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Nessa
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kestrel mast

Post by Nessa » Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:12 pm

the one from 854 well and truly bit the dust on Saturday. Does anyone have one, or something similar?
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Re: kestrel mast

Post by Spiderman » Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:28 pm

Fireball mast is pretty close with an overall length only 25 mm shorter. There is a Superspar on Apollo duck for £85 if that's within budget. I have an old Proctor that came off a Fireball, but it is pretty bare so everything would need to be transferred across from your broken one. Rigging and spreaders would need to be altered to suit a Kestrel anyway. The Proctor has a slight but even bend to the topmast, but is not kinked and would be ok to get the boat sailing again. If you are at all interested I will have a closer look next time I am down at the shed and report on its exact condition.
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