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.  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.

HOW LONG IS THE YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE?

1 day (0930 to 1630)

WHAT IS COVERED IN THE YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE?

A mixture of classroom and hands on training including:

  • Rig layout & formations
  • Rig inspections
  • Riveting and removing rivets
  • Servicing winches & deck hardware
  • Splicing a soft shackle
  • Splicing (3 strand, dyneema and braid on braid)
  • Sailmaker’s Whipping

WHAT’S INCLUDED ON THE YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE?

  • Day of training & use of winches, rigging etc.
  • Ropes and tools for splicing and whipping
  • CT Yacht Rigging & Rope Splicing Certificate (PDF sent by email following the course)
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free (on street) parking

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED ON THE YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE?

  • Lunch
  • Handbook

WHAT IS THE TEACHING RATIO FOR THE YACHT RIGGING & ROPE SPLICING COURSE?

We have a self imposed a limitation of 8 students on this course. However the class size is typically 3-5 students and we will run the course with as few as 2 students. 

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