YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE AIMS:

This course will help you better understand how to set up and maintain your rigging and winches.

“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 1700)

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