It is the time of year for rig inspections. Here, we are aloft in the beautiful Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland. This trip aloft was courtesy of a Lewmar Electric Winch, what more could you ask for, going up!? On second thought, we could have used a bit more sunshine, but “beggars can’t be choosers.” […]Read More Views from Aloft
Well it has certainly been a while, but today’s excellent weather prompted another segment of “Views From Aloft”. This being the first climb of the year, all things considered, went pretty well. Sean and I argued a bit about who would get to ‘go up’ and how it just isn’t safe to send someone my size up […]Read More Views From Aloft
I guess this time of year we go aloft a lot, because I sure have been aloft a lot. Can anyone tell me what shore this is? We have certainly been to this place before but not down at this end. How about, which marina is this? This was one of our standard FREE inspections. […]Read More Views From Aloft
Pick up a free copy of the October Spinsheet issue and see our ad.Read More The 2012 Annapolis Sailboat Show
Check out the new AC72 in action and hear some of sailings best commentators describe the awesome yacht from both on-board and off. Peter Lester , who was apparently one of the first non-crew guests on the fixed winged, hydro foiling, super catamarans. Discusses the experience in disbelief, being no slouch himself and having won the New Zealand Yachtsman of […]Read More Emirates Team New Zealand ‘s AC72
I found this on one of my favorite sites, sailinganarchy.com. What a great find on SA. Enjoy this well edited video that was narrated by Tom Hanks. Remember 911, Operation Boat Lift……Read More Let Us Knot Forget The Boat Captains
The Clipper Around the World Race is my latest discovery (although I am sure most of you already know of this). This is essentially a Volvo Ocean Race for amateurs of all shapes and sizes. It seems the boats are all one design and fully rigged and equipped to handle the challenges of the open […]Read More Surfs Up!
Take a look at the new HR 412 presented by Yachting Monthly. I love the below deck furler allowing for a deck sweeping headsail, sporty! This is a beautiful boat featuring some of the latest and greatest rigging technology. Check it out.Read More The New Hallberg Rassy
The Americas Cup gets rolling in less than 80 hours. Make sure you catch the live coverage of day one right here (courtesy of americascup.com and youtube.com) The teams have had some good time off since Newport. I don’t know about you, but I am getting anxious for the excitement to resume in San Francisco. This should be a great venue. […]Read More Keeping Up With The Cup
Okay, guess where………….. Leave a comment below if you know where this is…….. This is a tough one but if you guess the type or style of boat, then……….YOU WIN!Read More Views From Aloft
…..is what we will call this new category. It is very simple I take pictures every time I go aloft and share them. So here you go. Today’s aloft mission was to install back stay insulators for a single side band, install a new sta-sail stay furler complete with runners. Check out our gallery for more […]Read More Views From Aloft….
Check out The Rigging Company NEW Flat Track Motorcycles, ridden by The Rigging Company Owner/Partner, Sean Simmons. Come see Sean race this weekend at the Mason Dixon Fairgrounds……Read More We Like Bikes Too!