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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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  1. Moth goosneck fitting

    Hi Barney, I am the founder of 3D Sailing, so hopefully I can answer your questions.. The goosneck fittings are bonded onto the mast with either spar bond or plexus.. We build them out of a high end casting resin, it's from a company here in the U.K. that works with F1 teams etc.. We load test these to over 2000kg compressive load.. Aero isn't part of the gain at all, with some people going to 50:1 on the vang there have been some mast breakages with the hole through the mast. This simply spreads the load better and of course removes the need for a hole in a highly loaded area.. Cheers Will