Features September 2018 Issue

A Riveting Report: Spar Fasteners

For a small spar, you can choose to rivet or screw. Hence, this truly gripping comparison.

Every sailor eventually feels the pull to add hardware to their spars. Maybe a piece of hardware has broken off, or the fasteners look suspect. Or you perhaps you want to add mast steps, or a cheek block for external reefing.

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