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Fixing the stays

Tools needed:
– Longnose plier
– Self-amalgamating tape


1. Use the shackle 8mm 5/16, 2 nylon washers, the shrouds, and forestay.

2. Install them as shown in the picture. The forestay must be located in the middle.

Tighten the shackle firmly with a long nose plier!

3. Make sure the ring of the forestay is facing the mast. Does not apply to furling jibs

Wrong orientation

Correct orientation

5. Tape the crimp sleeves of the forestay.

6. Secure the shackle using the last Monel wire piece.

7. Cut the excess wire and bend it back through the hole of the shackle pin before taping it.

8. Tape the monel wire piece using self-amalgamating tape.

Check for sharp edges and tape them if necessary!