Rigging your boat – cruising faster and safer

Workshop Leader: Fox’s Rigging Team

Setting up your rig can seem something of an arcane art. In this workshop riggers from Fox’s Marina and Boatyard will help you get the best from your rig and show you the most efficient way to set it up. In particular they will be looking at:

  1. Checking your rig
  2. What to look for
  3. Self help – how to maintain your rig
  4. Safely going aloft
  5. How to get yourself out of trouble – practical rig repairs afloat
  6. Furling gear – latest developments
  7. Top down furlers
  8. Modern sail handling
  9. Headsail furling