Author Topic: Carbon Mast Order  (Read 11718 times)

Chuck Ballew

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2012, 05:33:59 PM »
Sounds like an exciting weekend. Sorry for the lost of your rig Michael. We had some nice wind Sunday. During our third race, we couldn't keep the boat on her feet, gibing in 20-25 knots of breeze. One of the crew remembers tightening the vang to depower going upwind in the third, and not releasing during our run. I was at a lost why we were broaching, but guess the vang sheeting would explain it.
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Michael Eisenberg

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2012, 12:42:34 AM »
Here is the current C-Tech carbon mast price. Purchased in quantity of 1 to 4, the complete mast is $7666 plus shipping and local taxes.  On a quantity 5 basis, the mast costs $6860.  I'm ordering a mast, but if 4 more of you want to order now, it will save everyone a little money.  I am going to air freight my mast for about $1000, but if we can put an order together, I'll throw it on a ship to help everyone save some money.  I'm waiting on the price for slow boat shipping and crating.

Michael Eisenberg

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2012, 04:42:11 AM »
Shipping rates via sea is $903 USD.  That includes wooden crating.  The price is the same whether it is one mast or five.  Fuel and BAD surcharges are extra (whatever that means....)

Billy Ellis

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2012, 12:56:51 PM »
I don't mean to a wrench into the works ( but I am) at that price should we look at a domestic supplier? We originally paid a little over 5 including shipping. Also have you contacted Albert? I thought he had purchased an extra spar for future sale.

Gregg Henning

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2012, 03:59:19 PM »
All,

Albert has sold all of the masts.  He may have some spare parts.  He has not communicated with the Ultimate 20 class in quite some time.

Richard Hunt has been working on a US Carbon Rig.  I do not know how far along in the process he is.  You could check with him.

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Re: Carbon Mast Order
« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2012, 12:57:46 AM »
I think I just figured out the reason the price that was quoted looked so high.  It is in NZD.  The converted price for one mast is $5906 USD.  The converted price on the 5 plus discount is $5277.  That's a bit more palatable.