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Kenyon Spars E-Section Mast


Kenyon Spars E-Section Mast (New Style)
Measurements (outside): 4.50" x 2.75" (114mm x 70mm)
Wall Thickness: .105"
Weight/ft.: 1.5 lbs.
Moments of inertia: Ixx = 2.7", Iyy = 1.2"
Circumference: 11 1/2"
Alloy: 6063-T6
Sail slides: 1/2" round slugs (A018, A118) or 1/2" boltrope
Standard Mast Lengths: 26'6", 28'6", 30', 32', 33'

Common Mast Usage: Able Class; Amphibicon; Bayliner BU 200, 210, 240*; Boston Whaler Harpoon 6.2*; Cutlass; Erika 24; Essex 26; Glastron 23; Greenwich 24; Herman Cat; Hood 21; Hustler; International 210;  Kaiser 25; Kells 22*, 23*; Kenner 21*, 23; Monterey 24; NA-23; Nomad; O’Day 22*, 23*, Tempest; Offshore 22; Paceship PY 23*; Piver Mariner Tri, 25; Rainbow 24; San Juan 21*; Sea Sprite 23; South Coast 21*, 23; Tartan 34K Mizzen; Watch Hill 15; Watkins 23; Williams 19 Tri; Windward 21, 24; X-21; and hundreds of others.
See Also: Kenyon Spars E-Section Boom
 

Kenyon D Mast Section old

The Kenyon E-Section Mast Tube has been retooled to provide a lighter yet considerably stronger extrusion, while still allowing complete compatibility with all Kenyon Hardware. The New Style E-Section Mast Tube will work with all Kenyon Hardware found on Masts using the Old Style E-Section.

Kenyon E-Section Mast Tube

E-Section Mast Tube - Clear Anodized: K-XECA-___:
Kenyon New Style E-Section Mast Tube is stocked in a variety of lengths (listed above) fully anodized, it can also be cut to shorter lengths. To order, specify length.
Sections can also be milled for the sailgate or other components, painted finishes and other lengths are available on special order, Please specify. If you require a complete Mast Assembly, you can select from components below and contact us with specifications. Please Note: The New Style E-Section Mast Tube will work with all Kenyon Hardware found on Masts using the Old Style E-Section.
 


E-Section Standard Mast Hardware
Listed below are parts specific to the Kenyon E-Section Mast Section. For more generic parts, see Kenyon Exit Blocks, Kenyon Exit Plates, Kenyon Shroud Tangs, and other categories listed under Kenyon Spar Parts. There are many parts for specific configurations that are not listed here. If you require E-Section Mast Components not listed here please contact us with details.

Mastheads
Masthead Ass'y for E-Section (aluminum sheaves): K-222E:
Masthead Ass'y for E-Section (plastic sheaves): K-222EP:
Heavy-duty cast aluminum masthead assembly with 4 sheaves is designed to allow use of external OR internal halyards. Includes SS toggles for headstay and backstay with 1/4" pins* and a topping lift attachment pin. Standard with integral SS spinnaker bail. Masthead is 10" long, and attaches to the mast with (4) 1/4" screws or (1) 1/4" bolt.   * Also available w/ 5/16" Pins, add -5 to part number.

 

 

 

Masthead Sheave – Aluminum: K-198-7A:
Anodized Aluminum Sheave for use with wire or rope. Sheave is 1 3/4" OD x 31/64" wide x 3/8" ID, and rides on Bronze Bushing K-9523, for use with standard 1/4" axle.

 

K-198-7A

Masthead Sheave – Plastic: K-198-7P:
Plastic Sheave for use with rope. Sheave is 1 3/4" OD x 31/64" wide x 3/8" ID, and rides on Bronze Bushing K-9523, for use with standard 1/4" axle.

 

Masthead Sheave Bushing: K-9523:
Sintered Bronze Sheave Bushing measures 3/8" OD x 1/4" ID x 1/2" long, for use on standard 1/4" axle.

 

Masthead Ass'y for Masthead Rig: K-1800:
Double channel extruded aluminum Masthead Assembly for E-Section mast incorporates (4) aluminum sheaves, K-198-7A, for internal or external wire or rope halyards. Includes slotted SS toggles with 5/16" pins, K-1659, for headstay and backstay attachment, and 1/4" topping lift pin. Masthead fits in 2 7/16" x 1 3/8" wide slot cut into fore and aft sides of the mast tube. Use with Masthead Cap K-222EC (order separately). Pre-drilled for attachment of Spinnaker Halyard Bail K-1422 (order separately). Channel is 9 7/8" long, and attaches to the mast with (2) 1/4" bolts.

 

K-1800

 

 

Spinnaker Halyard Bail: K-1422:
SS plate is welded to 1/4" bail. Designed for use with Kenyon 1 3/8" wide double channel Masthead Assembly. Attaches with (2) #10 x 1/2" screws and locknuts.

 

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Mast Head Cap: K-222EC:
Mast Head Cap for E-Section fastens to top of any Kenyon inset masthead, to seal mast end, and provide a flat mounting surface. Cap size is slightly larger than E-Section mast. Aluminum with black epoxy finish.

 

Fractional Masthead Ass'y w/ Single Sheave: K-10934-1:
Single channel extruded aluminum Masthead Assembly for E-Section mast incorporates (1) aluminum sheave, K-198-7A, for internal main halyard, and backstay crane with 5/16" pin. Includes 1/4" pin for topping lift attachment. Masthead fits in 2 7/16" x 3/4" wide slot cut into fore and aft sides of the mast tube. Use with Masthead Cap K-222EC (order separately). Channel is 10 1/2" long, and attaches to the mast with (2) 1/4" bolts.

 

K-10569

 

 

Fractional Masthead Ass'y w/ Two Sheaves: K-10934-2:
Single channel extruded aluminum Masthead Assembly for E-Section mast incorporates (2) aluminum sheaves, K-198-7A, for use with internal or external main halyard, and backstay crane with 5/16" pin. Includes 1/4" pin for topping lift attachment. Masthead fits in 2 7/16" x 3/4" wide slot cut into fore and aft sides of the mast tube. Use with Masthead Cap K-222EC (order separately). Channel is 10 1/2" long, and attaches to the mast with (2) 1/4" bolts.

 

Mast Head Cap: K-222EC:
Mast Head Cap for E-Section fastens to top of any Kenyon inset masthead, to seal mast end, and provide a flat mounting surface. Cap size is slightly larger than E-Section mast. Aluminum with black epoxy finish.

 


Stainless Steel Jib Box Ass'y: K-84030:
Internal SS Jib Box Assembly for fractional rigs combines 2 sheaves and integral forestay attachment nose in one compact, low-windage unit. Unique design allows both halyards to be used for jibs and/or spinnakers. Aluminum sheaves for wire or rope will handle halyards up to 5/16" diameter. Assembly fits in mast cutout 2 1/2" high x 1 1/8" wide, and fastens with (8) #10 (3/16") fasteners. Used successfully on boats in the 21' to 26' range, unit has 1/4" hole for forestay attachment.

 

K-10885
Stainless Steel Jib Box Ass'y: K-10885:
As K-84030 (above), but with reinforced 5/16" hole for forestay attachment.

 

Aluminum Jib Box Ass'y w/ 5/16" Pin: K-11591A:
Cast aluminum internal Jib Box Assembly with 5/16" pin and 5/16" Forestay Toggle. Unit combines 2 sheaves in an over/under configuration, with an integral forestay attachment pin in one compact, narrow and lightweight unit. Dedicated Spinnaker and jib halyards are both well shielded from the 5/16" forestay pin. Features heavy-duty Nylatron Sheaves: (1) 2" Sheave for Spinnaker Halyard, K-11638; and (1) 1 1/2" Sheave for Jib Halyard, K-11595. Sheaves are 1/2" wide for snag free handling of halyards up to 3/8" diameter. Assembly fits in mast cutout 5 1/2" high x 7/8" wide, and fastens with (4) #10-24 machine screws (included). Internal mounting flange is slightly curved to fit a variety of masts. Assembly is designed to fit through the mounting slot and is then fastened from the outside. Forged Chrome Bronze Toggle, MER 5770-410, is included. Unit measures 8" long x 7/8" wide and projects 1 3/4" inside of mast. Suitable for use with a variety of mast sections on boats with forestays up to 3/16" dia. A-4

 

K-11591A

 

 

Aluminum Jib Box Ass'y w/ 3 Sheaves: K-11590A:
Identical to K-11591A (above), but jib halyard (lower) sheave is replaced with 2 narrow sheaves and a dividing plate. Nylatron jib halyard sheaves, K-11593, are 1 1/2" dia. x 7/32" wide, and suitable for use with wire up to 5/32" dia., and line up to 3/16". Jib halyard sheaves are mounted on special removable axle, making it easy to lead halyards. As used on Evelyn 26.

 

Heavy-duty Jumper Fitting w/ Forestay Attachment: K-19501MM:
Heavy-duty SS Jumper Strut Base Fitting for E-Section has a 5/16" hole for Forestay Attachment, 1/4" Bails for Jib and Spinnaker blocks, and is designed for use with 5/8" OD SS Jumper Struts. Heavy, reinforced Spinnaker Crane extends 3" from Mast surface to minimize interference with Forestay. Contoured base is 6" high and attaches to Mast with (12) 3/16" fasteners, unit is (maximum) 5 1/4" wide. Order SS Jumper Struts and Crossbar separately, below. As used on Watch Hill 15.

 

SS Jumper Strut for K-19501MM Base Fitting: K-19501MM-S:
Polished SS Jumper Strut is 5/8" OD x 1/2" ID x 17" long, and cut for use with K-19501MM SS Jumper Strut Base Fitting. Use with K-40450 Tip Adjusters, below. Two (2) Jumper struts and Tip Adjusters (or Tips) are required.

 

SS Jumper Crossbar for K-19501MM Base Fitting: K-19501MM-CB:
Polished SS Crossbar is 5/8" OD, flattened ends have a 1/2" hole for use with K-40450 Tip Adjusters, below. SS Crossbar is 26 1/2" long for use with K-19501MM SS Jumper Strut Base Fitting.

 

Tip Adjuster for 5/8" OD Jumper & Diamond Struts: K-40450:
Aluminum threaded adjuster is used to adjust jumper and diamond stay tension without using a turnbuckle. SS nut (included) seats against Crossbar or Strut End, and is turned to push stay further out. Adjuster is suitable for tubular struts with a 5/8" (or larger) OD and a 1/2" ID. Adjuster stud is 1/2" diameter x 4 1/4" long and features cross-hole for seizing wire. Allows for over 2" of adjustment. As used on Pearson Triton, Sea Sprite 23, Watch Hill 15, and others.

 


Bow Light Base Pad (round): K-9356-1:
Black urethane mounting pad provides low-profile mount for K-11019 (or Perko 5686) bow light. Molded to fit E-Section mast, pad is 2 3/8" diameter and fastens to mast with (3) #8 screws.

 

Bow Light (round): K-11019:
When mounted vertically on K-9356 Base Pad the K-11019 functions as a 20 point Bow/Steaming/Masthead Light. When mounted horizontally on top of mast it functions as a 360-degree all-around anchor light. Round base is 2 3/8" diameter and fastens with (3) #8 screws. Requires 3/4" hole for socket. 12-volt light uses GE # 90 bulb.

 

 

Spreaders
The Kenyon E-Section mast is normally used with 1 1/8" OD Round Spreaders, but other sizes have been used in the past. For Spreader details, or to order replacement Spreaders, see Kenyon Spreader Sections.
 
Spreader Base for 1 1/8" Round Spreader: K-968:
SS welded Spreader Bracket Assembly for E-section mast. Formed plate has welded socket to fit Kenyon 1 1/8" OD Round Spreaders. Teardrop shaped plate measures (maximum) 3 3/8" high x 2 1/2" wide, socket projects 2 1/4" (maximum) out from mast wall. Attaches to the mast with (7) 3/16" (#10) screws or rivets and (1) 3/8" bolt that also fastens the lower shroud tang. Spreader is held in socket using vertical 3/16" screw and nut or cotter pin. Used for rigs with in-line spreaders, base has 5-degree vertical lift.   D40429 +3

 

 

 

Spreader Base for SP3 Spreader: K-2299-E:
SS welded Spreader Bracket Assembly for E-section mast. Formed base has welded stud to fit inside Kenyon SP3 Airfoil Spreaders. Rectangular base plate is 1 7/8" high x 3 1/2" wide, stud projects 2 1/2" out from mast wall. Attaches to the mast with (4) 1/4" screws or rivets, Spreader is attached to stud with (1 or 2) 1/4" bolts and locknuts. Used for rigs with in-line spreaders, base has 5-degree vertical lift. As used on 210 Class.   mm

 

 

 

Spreader Base for MM SP300H Spreader: K-2299-E300:
SS welded Spreader Bracket Assembly for E-section mast. Formed base has welded stud to fit inside MetalMast SP-300H Airfoil Spreaders. Rectangular base plate is 1 7/8" high x 3 1/2" wide, stud projects 2 1/2" out from mast wall. Attaches to the mast with (4) 1/4" screws or rivets, Spreader is attached to stud with (1 or 2) 1/4" bolts and locknuts. Used for rigs with in-line spreaders, base has 5-degree vertical lift. As used on 210 Class.   mm

 

 


Sail Slide Stop: K-11198:
Sail Slide Stop works to keep sail slides from coming out of the sail entrance when the mainsail is lowered. Aluminum Slide Stop is 7/16" diameter x 1" long with SS thumb screw, thumb screw features captive nylon washer to prevent damage to mast surface.

 

Roller Prefeeder: K-11087:
Heavy-duty SS Roller Prefeeder automatically feeds boltrope mainsails into mast. Large diameter rollers eliminate friction and chafe. Supplied with threaded slug and screws to clamp it in luff groove, below sail entrance. Adjust higher or lower until feeding is perfect. Fits any mast section that uses boltrope.

 


Boom Attachments
The Kenyon E-Section Mast can have a Boom attached using one of the Gooseneck Brackets listed below, but is commonly used with a Gooseneck Slide, See: Gooseneck Slides for Boltrope Groove.
 
Gooseneck Bracket for 1" Toggle: K-1209-E:
SS welded Gooseneck Bracket fits standard Kenyon 1" SS Toggle, K-1993, with 1/4" vertical pin. Fastens to E-Section mast with (6) 3/16" (#10) fasteners on 1" vertical centers. Base is 2 1/2" vertical x approximately 2 1/2" wide. Commonly used with B- and D-Section Booms.

 

SS Gooseneck Toggle - 1": K-1993:
SS Gooseneck Toggle attaches directly to any of the Kenyon gooseneck brackets or gooseneck slides designed for a 1" toggle, and to any boom end casting using the K-80 SS yoke assembly. Toggle is 1" square x 1 1/8" long with 1/4" holes at 90 degrees to each other on 1/2" centers.

 

K-1993

Gooseneck Bracket for 1 1/2" Toggle, 1/4" Pin: K-1209-E1.5:
SS welded Gooseneck Bracket designed for use with Kenyon K-10518-series Gooseneck Toggle/Tack Assemblies with 1/4" vertical pin, as used on Kenyon 2333 and D Boom Sections. Bracket fastens to E-Section mast with (6) 3/16" (#10) fasteners on 1" vertical centers. Base is 2 1/2" vertical x approximately 2 1/2" wide. Bracket also fits most 1 1/2" Toggles using a 1/4" vertical pin. Commonly used with D-Section Booms.

 


Winch Pad for E-section: K-SP-064:
Cast Aluminum Winch Pad is 4" diameter, and contoured to fit on centerline of E-section. Pad insulates winch from spar wall and properly seats it for mounting. Pad is attached to mast with (1) 1/4" FH machine screw, clearance holes for screws to mount winch are then drilled through pad, winch mounting holes are drilled and tapped in spar wall.

 

K-SP-064

Stainless Steel Winch Pad: K-1139:
Stainless Steel winch plate is contoured to fit on centerline of E-section. Pad insulates winch from spar wall and properly seats it for mounting. Pad is attached to mast with (1) 3/16" (#10) FH machine screw, clearance holes for screws to mount winch are then drilled through pad, winch mounting holes are drilled and tapped in spar wall. SS plate is 3 3/8" high x 3 3/8" wide x .072" thick. SM D83905

 

Electrical Access Plate: RR-72-99:
This 4 1/2" x 2" SS plate is designed to cover a 3" x 1 1/4" vertical slot in the side of the mast, just above the top of the mast step. Attaches with (4) 1/4-20 RH machine screws (included) and saves much in frustration and money by allowing access to the electrical plugs above the mast step without having to unstep the mast.

 

RR-72-99

Vang Bail, Long - 3/8" x 2 3/4" wide: K-2223L:
Long Heavy SS Mast/Boom Bail made from 3/8" rod is designed to be attached with (1) 3/8" SS bolt and nut. Formed at 2 3/4" wide, width can be varied to fit larger or smaller sections. Bail length, from bolt center, is 5 3/4". For use with E-section.

 

Vang Bail Bolt Ass'y - 3/8" for E-section: K-2223BA:
Vang Bail bolt assembly includes 3/8" SS bolt x 3 3/4", with locknut, and nylon washers to prevent bail from damaging mast surface as it pivots. For use with K-2223 Boom Bails on E-section mast.

 


Mast Step Casting: K-111E:
Mast Step for E-Section fastens to deck, keelson, or to K-1374 Mast Hinge Assembly for use as tabernacle. Unit is (maximum) 4 5/8" long x 2 13/16" wide x 1 1/8" high, drilled with (2) 5/16" holes. Cast in 356 Aluminum with black epoxy finish.

 

Hinged Mast Step Ass'y: K-111EH:
Hinged tabernacle assembly for E-Section allows easy mast stepping. Consists of K-111E Mast Step casting bolted to K-1374 Mast Hinge Assembly.

 

Halyard Organizer Plate: K-1374HP:
Halyard Organizer Plate is designed to fit under the K-1374 Mast Hinge Assembly, using the same deck bolts. Formed SS Plate has a total of ten (10) 1/2" holes on 4 sides for attaching halyard turning blocks, boom vang, and halyard shackles. Base is 7 1/2" long x 4" wide and mounts with (4) 5/16" bolts on 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" hole centers. Plate measures 8 1/2" x 5 3/4" overall and can also be drilled for use with any mast step casting up to 4" wide.

 

K-1374HP 

 

Mast Step Base Plate Adapter: K-10868KP:
Mast Step Base Plate Adapter converts standard mast step for use with external adjustment screws, on keel-stepped rigs. Fastens with (2) 5/16" FH screws in standard holes of E, 2740, 3049, 3350, 3550, 3656, and other Kenyon mast steps. Allows for precise positioning without unstepping the mast. Anodized aluminum plate is 5/16" thick and measures 8 1/2" long x 5" wide. Fastens to keelson with (4) 3/8" bolts in Slots that allow for 1 1/2" adjustment. Slot centers are 3 5/8" athwartships, and 5 3/4" fore & aft.

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