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sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast
C-sections / F-sections

... outhaul, Cunningham etc.) are transferred to the mainsail and on to the mast. As the mainsail is designed according to the expected curve of the mast, a longitudinally stiff mast allows ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast
CC series

For everyone who cannot resist speed Carbon composite combines stiffness and strength with low weight. Seldén lowweight carbon spars have accentuated longitudinal stiffness. This means that forestay tension can be substantially increased. ...

sailboat mast / furling / aluminum
sailboat mast

Simple You hoist the sail just once a season, so a small crew can manage a much larger boat. Easy A Seldén furling mast makes it easy to unroll and set your mainsail. Rolling it in is just as quick and easy. As your ...

sailboat mast / furling / aluminum
sailboat mast
CRUISE CONTROL

... complete hydraulic cruise control programme based on three major components: ■ Furlex Hydraulic for headsails ■ Hydraulic furling mast ■ Hydraulic outhaul The picture to the right shows the principle of a hydraulic system ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast

... Mare, The Normandy Channel Race by outstripping Campagne de France and Géodis. A grand slam for Axxon who sees four of these masts arriving among the first five places. A fate ? Not so sure These performances are ...

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Axxon Composites
sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast

Carbon mast : why ? i.  Weight First thing coming through your mind when you are talking about a carbon mast is obviously the weight saving, but besides that, the center of gravity is very critical. ...

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Axxon Composites
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

... carbon masts is very labor intensive.  AXXON doesn’t make any compromise and most of the components are built in carbon : mast head, sheave boxes, head stay and stay sail attachments with the exception ...

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Axxon Composites
sailboat mast / furling / carbon
sailboat mast
OST

... is launching the OST Carbon Furling Mast : the first furling mast manufactured in a single Autoclave curing (One Shot) The separating partition which will receive the sail is laminated and cured togheter ...

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Axxon Composites
sailboat mast / cruising
sailboat mast

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Axxon Composites
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

GMT Composites has been building carbon fiber masts for sailboats longer than anyone else in the world. Our masts have sailed in every ocean, including many successful passages around ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast

... manner as our masts, giving them an airfoil shape that's as aerodynamic as the mast. Internal tangs give the mast a clean profile. When you request a quotation we'll give you a complete ...

sailboat mast / carbon / cruising
sailboat mast

A Hall Seamless carbon spar is uniquely suited to the challenges of offshore cruising. We engineer and build your cruising spar as a lightweight structure, but with absolutely no compromise in safety, just as we do with our racing spars. ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast
Grand Prix

... so that the spars and sails work as one cohesive unit. This enables racers to extract maximum performance and trust that the mast will get them across the finish line. Southern Spars rigs are made from thin ply carbon ...

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Southern Spars
sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast

... cruiser-racers highlight the vital role that the company’’s talented personnel play in creating and maintaining the perfect masts, booms and rigs for owners the world over.

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Southern Spars
sailboat mast / cruising
sailboat mast

... pieces of gear on the boat. Offshore, heavy weather reliability along with a very high standard of finish, set Forespar masts and booms apart, and are the reasons serious sailors and leading builders come to Forespar. ...

sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast
Z105

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Z-Spars
sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast
Z125

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Z-Spars
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

Rondal built its first carbon mast in 1996 – a 60-metre one-piece construction that defied industry conventions, not only because a one-piece mast of that size had never before been attempted but because ...

sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast

... designed-and-built aluminium masts. The Rondal team understands the importance of style as well as of structural integrity; and the value of minute attention to detail in engineering winch bases, mast/spreader ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast

Lorima uses a unique "one shot" construction technology for large wing masts. This requires that wing mast tubes of composition ranging from monolithic to honeycomb sandwich in pre-preg carbon are cooked ...

sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast
Performance range

... acknowledged over the world. Weight to inertia ratio, geometry or aerodynamics, nothing is left to chance to guarantees a well-sampled mast that will ensure your sailing confortably. Aluminium & Composite Efficient ...

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Sparcraft R.D.M.
sailboat mast / racing / one design
sailboat mast
One Design range

... partner of classes, skippers, yards and designers, thanks to the correspondence between the various protagonists. One-design mast manufacturing demands the utmost reactivity and meticulousness to guarantee the performance, ...

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Sparcraft R.D.M.
sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast
6 METER

... were approached by Eric Jespersen, of Jespersen Boat Builders, Star class Olympic medallist and world champion sailboat racer, to develop a mast for his own 6 Meter, Gallant. In collaboration with Eric, ...

sailboat mast / wood / classic
sailboat mast
ONE DESIGN

Brasker Masten produces wooden spars for the following classes: • 12 voets jol • 16 m2 • 22 m2 • 30 m2 • DN • Finnjol • Flits • Flying Junior • Olympiajol • Pampus • Regenboog • Schakel • Sharpie • Spanker • Top • Vaurien • Valk • Vrijheid

sailboat mast / wood / classic
sailboat mast

Brasker Masten produces wooden spars for classic sailingyachts. That varies from small open wooden boats to big sea sailing schooners.

sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

... fiber mast systems for boats of all sizes. Our tooling range is extensive and we utilize a seamless, male molded, autoclave cured process that yields a strong and reliable product. This process has been used from the ...

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Offshore Spars
sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast

Offshore Spars’ aluminum mast and booms have custom design and manufactured, integrally welded components. We use no aluminum castings. All aluminum mast systems are primed and top coated using Awlgrip ...

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Offshore Spars
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast
WING 150

Thanks to its patented technology, HEOL COMPOSITES will bring you one of the best solution for the production of your own mast profile. Aluminium female moulds and autoclave curing will guarantee both strength and perfect ...

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Heol Composites
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast
R 122

Thanks to its patented technology, HEOL COMPOSITES will bring you one of the best solution for the production of your own mast profile. Aluminium female moulds and autoclave curing will guarantee both strength and perfect ...

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Heol Composites
sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

... manufacture a wide range of carbon masts and sections from either high modulus or standard modulus carbon fibre. C-Tech custom-build masts to most specifications, to suit almost any yacht or class. ...

sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast
LUTHI F10

... racing boats will be manufactured by Pauger. Mast features: - carbon fibre-epoxy mast, boom, bowsprit - carbon mast top - two pairs of airfoil shaped carbon spreaders - ...

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Pauger Carbon
sailboat mast / carbon / racing
sailboat mast
50

The revolutionary high performance 50 feet long twin masted catamaran called Fifty-Fifty won the Blue Ribbon 2012 of Lake Balaton and broke the record of longest and oldest around lake regatta held since 1955. The ...

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Pauger Carbon
sailboat mast / aluminum
sailboat mast

... design phase until installation on your boat and relative sea trials, if you so wish. The types of masts produced range from cruising masts to fast racing masts, and for those who find ...

sailboat mast / furling / aluminum
sailboat mast

... design phase until installation on your boat and relative sea trials, if you so wish. The types of masts produced range from cruising masts to fast racing masts, and for those who find ...

sailboat mast / carbon
sailboat mast

CST Composites manufacture a range of mast sections for yachts, multi-hulls and dinghies, available in standard modulus (SM), intermediate modulus (IM) and high modulus carbon fibre (HM). These can be supplied with any ...

sailboat mast / aluminum / cruising
sailboat mast
XR

... reefing system in order to achieve lower mast weight and a greater mainsail area we offer the proven Leisurefurl furl boom, either for retrofitting or in combination with our XR mast. In contrast to ...

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Reckmann
sailboat mast / furling / aluminum
sailboat mast
RMR

The RMR system makes it easier to handle both large and small yachts. Reefing the mainsail to the required size can be done by one person from the safety of the cockpit. The drive for the luff rod is provided by a virtually maintenance-free ...

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Reckmann
sailboat mast / aluminum / custom
sailboat mast
DELTA PROFILES

sailboat mast / aluminum / custom
sailboat mast
ELLIPSE PROFILES

How to choose this product

sailboat-mast

A sailboat mast is a roughly cylindrical, vertical spar which supports the vessel's sails.

Technologies

Most of these masts are made of aluminum, with standard sections. Most racing sailboats use fractional rigs, in which the headsail reaches 7/8ths or 9/10ths of the way up the mast, which is thinner at the top. Carbon masts reduce weight aloft, increasing vessel stability and stiffening the sails under load. Some masts are equipped with spreaders to tension the shrouds and absorb some of the mast flex.

How to choose

In the case of a production boat, choice will depend on make and model. For a one-off without a designer's sail plan, the characteristics of the mast step, the vessel's length and displacement, the presence or absence of backstays and/or running backstays and the number and location of chainplates will be determinant.

If the mast is stepped on deck instead of on the keel, a photo of the step should prove useful to the mast manufacturer. Those who race often should consider a carbon mast for improved performance.