‘Masts are remarkably durable items — given good support, proper handling and caring routine maintenance, they will last 20 years or so.’  Hopefully there’s still some masts around from 20 years ago – which is when this article on setting up and maintaining your rig appeared in the Impala handbook (give or take a few years…)

It’s all still relevant – alloy masts haven’t moved on much in the last 20 years. As you work on the boat to get her back in the water, read the article before you put your rig back in this year – it could save your mast…

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