Inspect your Rig

25 June 2020

The summer sailing season is here and if you haven’t done it already, it’s time to check your rig. Riggtech owner, Phill Bate, a former America’s Cup sailor explains how to check your standing rigging and what to look for.  Like any good load bearing structure, the rigging installation is only as good as the base it’s attached to. Chainplates are neglected when inspections are done because a false assumption is often made that as they are made of stainless steel they will last forever.

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