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 […]Read More Boat Show 2021!
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 […]Read More The Rigging Company V.I.
Do you have a sailboat in or near Solomon’s Island Maryland? Are you in need of a rigging safety inspection, or perhaps even some more involved repairs, full re-fit, or looking to make some other upgrades to your sailboat’s rigging? …WE are glad to help. The Rigging Company (TRC) is now offering all of our […]Read More The Rigging Company Solomon’s Island
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 […]Read More No Boat Show, No Problem!
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 or send us your info and we will get back to […]Read More Help Wanted!
The Rigging Company was back at it again, but this time enjoying a little slice of paradise. I have to say there are many great things about this line of work, but being able to travel to desirable locations to work on peoples yachts has to top the list. The Cayman Islands has no shortage […]Read More Riggers Spotted in Grand Cayman
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 of The 2018 Rigging Company J24 & J22 East Coast Championship. This event takes place in late October, 10/26-10/28. The venue is at one of Annapolis’s top sailing clubs, Severn […]Read More The 2018 Rigging Company J/24 & J/22 East Coast Championship
Despite last year being our most successful year to date as a business, it was also our saddest. This is an update to the ABOUT 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 […]Read More R.I.P.S.S.
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 other mast related electrical items, […]Read More Single Sideband Insulators for Backstays
We just finished our first trip to Grand Cayman on Wednesday for a full re-rig of a 45′ catamaran. Currently, we are in Tortola at Nanny Cay spec’ing and measuring for some new masts. Despite all of the beauty, there is still lots of wreckage everywhere, mostly complete write offs. It seems rebuilding has been […]Read More The Rigging Company in the Virgin Islands
…At least for cutting boat rope. Viper Kevlar Shears cut Kevlar (especially), but are also great for other tough fabrics like Dyneema, Vectran, Polyester, Technora. 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 […]Read More The Best Scissors Ever…
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, Attach a messenger […]Read More Winterize Your Rigging