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by CentaurTilly
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Centaur Mast compression loads and lower chainplates
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Re: Centaur Mast compression loads and lower chainplates

Dear Steve, Many thanks - most helpful. On reflection some of the for'd force from the rig is taken by the sheets. I did consider a vertical strap across the window, but the laminate under the window is only about 70 mm deep, so not easy to achieve a decent anchorage of the lower end of the strap. I...
by CentaurTilly
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Hull, Deck, Rigging & Sails
Topic: Centaur Mast compression loads and lower chainplates
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Centaur Mast compression loads and lower chainplates

I have two problems with my 1974 Centaur, which I would be most grateful for help and guidance with. 1. My cabin deck head has dipped about 12 mm immediately under the mast foot, and the compression post has deformed the GRP seating unit on which it is mounted by about 5 mm. It has been like that fo...