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Rigging Maintenance & Inspection

by Bluewater Cruising Association 8 Nov 2018 15:04 UTC 1 December 2018
Rigging Maintenance & Inspection © CC BY

Lines, mast, shrouds, halyards: how to inspect and prepare your boat's rigging for cruising!

This course is intended for people who own and maintain their own sailboat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of standing and running rigging, including proper inspection and maintenance. The instructor will cover the basic principles of rigging inspection & maintenance, as they relate to cruising preparation. Topics include Planning to Go Aloft Safely, as well as Standing and Running Rigging.

  • Burrard Civic Marina, 1655 Whyte Avenue, Vancouver, BC
  • 01 Dec 2018 1000h to 05 Nov 2018
  • Members $30 / Non-Members $45
  • Stewart Jones and Pip Osbourne from Pro-Tech Yachts

About the Instructors

Stewart Jones and Pip Osbourne have a lifetime of rigging industry experience as well as offshore sailing. They are highly experienced and knowledgeable rigging specialists and currently run Pro-Tech Yacht Services, a full service rigging and metal fabrication shop in North Vancouver.

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