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Stepping the Mast on a Great Harbour N37

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Stepping the Mast on a Great Harbour N37
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After you've found your perfect boat - oh no! It's too TALL to do the Great Loop. So now what do you do? Ask Captain Chris if you can lower the mast or flybridge supports.

Check out this Great Harbour N37 and see how you can step the mast to become shorter and make it under more of the fixed bridges along the waterways.

This Great Harbour N37 is a Great Cruising boat with twin anchors on the bow pulpit, shallow draft and wide beam. But, the tall mast that supports the RADAR is a concern for the low fixed bridges of the Erie Canal.
Look at the twin skegs protecting the twin propellers from any flotsam or jetsam they may encounter along the waterway. Check out the dinghy mounted on the aft flybridge roof making the swim platform an easy on and off at a floating dock.
The custom flybridge makes this N37 stand out among its sister ships as most do not have a flybridge. Notice the dinghy boom on the port side of the boat (the right side of this photo). Now how do we get this TALL mast lowered?
A happy cruiser. Mast lowering is simple. Just pull the pin and lower it to the foredeck. If you didn't already watch the video please do as we show you how simple it really is to raie or lower the mast.

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