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#73: Raising the New Rig — Part 2

Here comes the Hotstepper!  And here comes the hi-mods.  Watch as we step the mast and install mechanical fittings (hi-mods) on each of the stays and shrouds to complete the final phase of replacing our original 1985 rod rigging with … Continue reading

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#35: Time to Replace the Old (B)rods

The only really bad thing about rod rigging is that she doesn’t show her age, but we knew, at 30+ years, our original rods were getting up there.  If we wanted to sail south next season, a re-rig was in … Continue reading

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