Correct rig tension will maximise the efficiency of your boat’s sails as well as reducing stresses on the mast. David Pugh demonstrates simple rig tuning
Simone Annunziata gets a bird’s eye view using modern tech and an old broom
Peter Poland looks at the history of popular rig designs and how the different types affect boat performance
With the help of ACM Marine, Ali Wood goes about securing mast cable on the Maxi 84 PBO project boat
When boats are out for the winter and have been chocked and winterised, it’s the ideal time to thoroughly check – and if necessary upgrade – the standing rigging. Around…
It’s vitally important to ensure that the tension of your boat’s rigging is within the correct limits: Alex Bell tests four rig tension gauges to assess their accuracy
No pollution has been detected in the area of the grounded 17,000-tonne rig, despite salvors reporting that two fuel tanks may have been breached.