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Spars, Rigging, and Hardware for Sailboats

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Kenyon Spars A Section Mast

Kenyon Spars A-Section Mast
Measurements (outside): 2.38" x 1.88" (60mm x 48mm)
Wall Thickness: .070"
Weight/ft.: .60 lbs.
Moments of inertia: Ixx = .22", Iyy = .20"
Circumference: 6 3/4"
Alloy: 6063-T6
Sail slides: 1/2" round slugs (A018, A118) or 1/2" boltrope

Common Mast usage: Sailstar Little Bear; Windmill;
See Also: Kenyon Spars A-Section Boom

Kenyon A Mast Section

Kenyon A-Section Mast Tube
Kenyon A-Section Mast is currently out of production, having generally been replaced by the stronger Kenyon B-Section Mast. If you require a replacement Mast, the Kenyon B-Section Mast is recommended in all applications where the "A" Section was formerly specified.

Kenyon A-Section Mast Hardware
Listed below are parts specific to the Kenyon A-Section Mast. For more generic parts, see categories listed under Kenyon Spar Parts. There are many parts for specific configurations that are not listed here. If you require A-Section Mast Components not listed here please contact us with details.

Masthead Assembly for A-Section: K-222A:

Cast aluminum Masthead Assembly for A-section Mast incorporates (2) Delrin sheaves for External Main halyard of wire or rope. Does not provide for headstay or backstay attachment. Masthead attaches to the mast with (2) 3/16" screws or rivets.


The Kenyon A-Section Mast is normally used with Kenyon 1/2" or 5/8" round spreaders. For Spreader details, or to order replacement Spreaders, see Kenyon Spreader Sections.
Aluminum Spreader Bracket Assembly: K-365:

Aluminum Spreader Bracket Assembly for A-Section Mast. Cast bracket has curved base to fit Mast Section and incorporates tabs to fit 1/2" OD Standard Spreaders. Spreaders are attached with a 1/4" clevis pin (included), and are free to swing fore and aft. Bracket is 2 3/8" high x 7/8" wide and projects 1 1/8" out from the side of the mast when mounted. Bracket attaches to the mast with (3) 3/16" (#10) fasteners, top and bottom holes are on 1 5/8" centers.


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.


Mast Step Casting: K-111A:
Mast Step for A-Section fastens to deck or keelson. Base size is slightly larger than A-Section Mast. Cast in 356 Aluminum.


A-Section Mast Accessories
Spar Cleat - 3 1/4" long: K-1617:

Cast Aluminum Spar Cleat is a low-profile design with a narrow base suitable for use with line up to 1/4" diameter. Black Epoxy Cleat is 3 1/4" long, and fastens to spar with (2) 5/32" (#8) FH screws. See also, other Kenyon Spar Cleats.


Downhaul Cleat - 3 1/4" long: K-1108:

Downhaul Cleat mounts in luff groove of Mast. Unit consists of K-1617 Spar Cleat mounted on a 6" length of 1/2" OD anodized Aluminum tube. Tube slides into luff groove, screws are tightened to lock Cleat in desired position. Black Epoxy Cleat is 3 1/4" long, and fastens to spar with (2) 5/32" (#8) FH screws.


Clam Cleat w/ Fairlead & Curved Base: K-9115X:

Clam Cleat with fairlead is used in place of standard Spar Cleat for frequent adjustments in racing applications. Suitable for use with 1/8"-1/4" (3-6mm) line, black plastic unit fastens with (2) #8 x 3/4" FH Screws on 2 5/8" (66mm) centers. Unit measures 3 1/4" long x 11/16" wide (82x18mm).  CL203 CC Jr.


SS Eyestrap: K-226:

Small Stainless Steel Eyestrap is used for securing smaller items to Mast. Attaches to Mast with (2) 3/16" (#10, 5mm) screws or rivets.


SS Eyestrap on Slide: K-1300:
Small Stainless Steel Eyestrap on slide mounts in luff groove of Mast. Used primarily for attachment of downhaul block or dead end of downhaul line, unit consists of K-226 Eyestrap mounted on a 3" length of 3/8" OD anodized Aluminum tube. Tube slides into luff groove, screws are tightened to lock Eyestrap in desired position. SS eyestrap fastens to tube with (2) 3/16" (#10) RH screws.


Cheek Block w/ Curved Base: K-140X:

Cheek Block with curved base is used on smaller Kenyon Masts for leading halyards aft. SS Cheek Block has 1 1/16" OD Delrin Sheave suitable for use with line up to 3/8" diameter. Base is 3 3/16" long x 7/8" wide, and fastens to spar with (4) 3/16" (#10) RH screws on 2 11/16" x 1/2" centers.


Vang Bail - 1/2" Strap x 2 1/2" long: K-291A:

SS Bail is a lightweight formed-strap design, which can be easily contoured to fit a variety of smaller sections. Bail is 1/2" wide x 1/16" thick, and 2 1/2" long. Fastens with (4) 3/16" (#10) fasteners on 3/4" centers.



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