I contacted my surveyor
in Tassie and he had previously looked at this boat Katrina 3. She has a problem with her chain plates . They are deck
mounted through a foam cored deck
with no structural strengtining. I contacted an other Carbineer owner who has modified these chain plates with L brackets. Do any other Carbineer owners have a similar mod . I would like to see a pic of how its done. My surveyor
also found that the riiging is compromised by an 8 mm pin through the deck fitting which is weaker than the wire and other elements of the rigging
. Unfortunately the same design fault continued from at least 1985 through to 1990. The deck on this boat has visably deformed upward by 5 mm at rest with the teak deck
cracked at this point. Under load it may be much worse. If you have a Carbineer have a look at your inner stays and check .
The phot is under the deck mounted chainplate but there is no plate!