Rigging service recommendations

More details on the maintenance, service and repair for mast and rig packages of all sizes can be found in the Service section, which includes contact details of our Rig Pro service centres in USA, Spain, Denmark, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Our trained service technicians can travel to you wherever you are in the world.

Following are the recommended elements of every well-planned mast and rig service programme:


Rig inspection - at regular intervals

Particularly after racing or long passages, a visual inspection of all cables and fittings for wear, chafe and corrosion.

Intermediate service - annually

- Visual inspection of all cables and fittings for wear, chafe and corrosion.

- Check pre-tension loads.

- While off-jack inspect and lubricate all seats.

- Re-tension and tune if necessary.

Full service - at five yearly intervals

- Visual inspection of all cables and fittings for wear, chafe and corrosion.

- Check pre-tension loads.

- Disassemble rigging components for full clean, inspection and re-lubrication.

- Proof test comparison against initial test figures of select rigging pieces.

- Non-destructive testing (dye penetrant or x-ray) of hangers, ball-head screws and turnbuckles.

- If necessary, replacement of hangers, ball-head screws, turnbuckles and other components.