Boat Show 2021!

The Pandemic has sure put a damper on 2020 and all social events throughout the world. It is our pleasure to announce that Boat Show is back!!! We have lots of exciting new announcements to share and hope that you can join us at our booth this year. After a long two years we will […]

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The Rigging Company V.I.

Going south? We’ll meet you there! The Rigging Company is proud to announce that we have expanded our reaches to the West Indies. Within the past year we have had the pleasure of working with a well known name in the sailboat rigging business, Island Rigging and Hydraulics (IRH) since 1984, formerly Alan’s Rigging. Without […]

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No Boat Show, No Problem!

The boat shows might be cancelled, but The Rigging Company is open!Please join us at our first ever (COVID-Safe)….The Rigging Company (TRC) Open House Stop by the shop (7416 Edgewood Rd, Annapolis) any time Thursday 10/29 through Monday 11/2 from 10am-4pm to see furler displays, learn about all the products & services we offer, or ask those […]

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Help Wanted!

The Rigging Company is NOW HIRING! We are currently accepting any and all resumes regardless of experience for full-time, year-round employment. We offer fair pay, hard work, some good times, and a whole lot of job satisfaction. So if you are interested, please stop by orĀ send us your info and we will get back to […]

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The 2018 Rigging Company J/24 & J/22 East Coast Championship

The Rigging Company is back on the race course again and this time stepping up its sponsorship. We are proud to announce that we are the Platinum Sponsor ofĀ The 2018 Rigging Company J24 & J22 East Coast Championship.Ā This event takes place in late October, 10/26-10/28. The venue is at one of Annapolisā€™s top sailing clubs,Ā Severn […]

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R.I.P.S.S.

Despite last year being our most successful year to date as a business, it was also our saddest. This is an update to the ABOUTĀ page on our blog, as well as a tribute to a recent, major, loss for our team. My good friend, mentor, and business partner, Sean Matthew Simmons passed away suddenly, from […]

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Single Sideband Insulators for Backstays

SSB is a commonly used abbreviation that stands for single side band radio. We are certainly not radio experts here at The Rigging Company. When it comes to specific radio product knowledge, we always recommended that our customers seek the advice of a certified marine electrician. However, just like with all otherĀ mast related electrical items, […]

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The Best Scissors Ever…

…At least for cutting boat rope. Viper Kevlar ShearsĀ cut Kevlar (especially), but are also great for other tough fabrics like Dyneema, Vectran, Polyester, Technora.Ā Apparently it is also used in cutting plastics, canvas, and even body armor. Yes, of course they’ll go dull after a few years of cutting tough fiber rope, but they carry a […]

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Winterize Your Rigging

Winterizing a boat is very important, but most people forget about the rigging. Sometimes even the sails. This is actually not that much work, it’s just that most people don’t know what this might entail. Here is what we riggers consider when the sailing season comes to a close.   Remove the Halyards,Ā Attach a messenger […]

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