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 Post subject: leaky mast
PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:26 am 
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what would cause my mast to leak it is sealed from top to bottom an this year it has water in it?


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 Post subject: Re: leaky mast
PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:27 am 
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Could be a variety of things.

Seals break. Rivets corrode. Air pressure builds up inside the mast on a hot summer day and finds a way out.

Did you flip the boat over and turn turtle? There's a surprising amount of water pressure 26 feet down when your mast is pointed at the bottom.


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