Yacht Rigging & Rope Splicing

Servicing yacht winches
Yacht Rigging Training Course

YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE AIMS:

We will help you understand how to set up and maintain your rig,  how to splice like a pro and service your yacht winches and deck hardware.

“Yacht Rigging & Rope Splicing” is one of our home-grown courses that our instructors have written and developed. To our knowledge there is no other course like it. The course is taught by an experienced rigger who will open your eyes to his world. You will spend the morning learning about rigging and the some of the cause of rig failure. Half the afternoon is spent on servicing deck hardware such as winches and the remainder of the day is devoted to splicing different types of ropes.

YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE DURATION:

1 day (0930 to 1630)

YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE CONTENT:

A mixture of classroom and hands on training including:

  • Rig layout & formations
  • Rig inspections
  • Rig tuning
  • Going aloft (theory)
  • Servicing winches & deck hardware
  • Splicing (3 strand, dyneema and braid on braid)
  • Sailmaker’s Whipping

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE:

  • Day of training & use of winches, rigging etc
  • Chieftain Training Yacht Rigging & Rope Splicing Certificate
  • Ropes for splicing and whipping
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free (on street) parking

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE:

  • Lunch
  • Handbook

YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE RATIOS:

Due to Covid-19 we have self imposed a limitation of 6 students on this course to ensure you have enough contact time. The class size however is typically 3-5 students and we will run the course with as few as 2 students. 

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