Mast step photos
Mast drainage hole in forward end of mast step.
Drainage hole is somewhat triangular and measures approximately 3/16 X 2/16 inches.
Drainage hole for the "roller furling" section of the mast.
This drainage hole was completely blocked with calcium deposits and corrosion.
Cross section of mast, showing mast within
Mast step immediately after un-stepping- showing the accumulated debris with "mud-like" consistency.
Underside of mast step showing drainage holes.
Note the Roller Furling Section has to first drain into the forward section and then out.