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20th November 2006, 08:53 PM
Could you advise mast extensions for using on FW 10-12m sails.
Which maker extensions are most reliable and suitable for FW?
Which mast base system : pin or cup ?
I spend one hour in cold water after Technolimits aluminum mast extension breakage and dont want to repeat it again.
20th November 2006, 09:09 PM
Not sure where you are located, but if you can purchase from the USA,
take a look at the new Streamlined "Redline" mast base extensions.
Don't think you will break one of these!
20th November 2006, 10:31 PM
Severne just put on the market ans extension that we test from long time, and this one is really strong and stiff, never bent.
You have 3 big pulley, so no problems to trim your 10 to 12,5m.
All the best
3rd December 2006, 06:44 AM
I use a simple aluminium mast extension from Neil Pryde. Even the 28 cm I use up to 26 cm for a 10.7 sail. No problems at all about bending the material and so on
3rd December 2006, 08:01 PM
Not a formula sailor, but a lot of slalom. I am using the same old Windsurfing Hawaii extensions since 1992. I just had to change the pulleys on two of them. Pity WSH seems to have disappeared...
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