Tag Archives: re-rig

#74: Splash Day! (Season Three Finale)

Take that “Hard Times on the Hard!”  We are out of the yard!  Looking back, though, it almost seemed easy.  Almost.  But it was definitely worth it.  After three months in the yard, Phillip and I are better boat owners … Continue reading

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#70: Turnbuckles, Tangs, Taps … Oh My

If any of you have re-rigged your own boat, you know — there are so many crucial, critical pieces that must all fit together and offer fair leads for each shroud and stay.  In short, a LOT of work goes … Continue reading

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#32: When Rigging Fails

Because sometimes it just does, although our takeaway here was: check your chafe points.  But, we were surprised to see our mast (even with a rotten base) stood up to some of the heaviest forces she has ever seen.  This … Continue reading

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