The portside, forward lower shroud chainplate broke yesterday. We are on the hard at Peake's Yacht Services in Trinidad. A workman leaned on it and noticed it was loose. Paula thinks she heard it part. We've had a couple of earthquakes here. There was a rattling in the rigging like an earhquake, but no one else felt it. So she thinks that the mast rattled when the chainplate parted.
s/v Realtime 1995 IP37 #21
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