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.
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!
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.
…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…
‘Just a quick blurb on some art that we were privileged enough to be part of. The model of da Vinci’s Orinthopter was recently moved from the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, re-cabled by Jim Donaghy (thanks for the mention), and moved to the Center for Strategic & International Studies in John Hamre Commons. Sometimes the […]Read More Da Vinci’s Orinthopter
Seasons greetings to all the world from Annapolis, Maryland, USA! Enjoy the holiday weekend and the beginning of the new holiday season.Read More Happy Thanksgiving!
Just had to share this find. Not sailing related but fun to watch…….Read More More Dollars Than Sense!
…. from The Rigging Company.Read More Happy Easter….
We don’t usually post about something like wake-skating as it is not really sailing related. Being that this sport gets very little publicity, I figured I’d share. I mean, it is a water sport after all and a pretty impressive one at that. Wake skating should win some sort of award as being the most unpopular yet […]Read More Something of a Different Flavor
Check out Red Bull’s latest crazy endeavor. Felix Baumgartner attempts a world record skydive, 121,440 feet or 23 miles. See it here LIVE courtesy of YouTube.Read More Live Stream 23 Mile Sky Dive!