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Posts Tagged ‘rigging’

Current Location: Mar Menor, SpainCurrent Position: 37 44.25 N 000 44.78 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 2278 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereThis story, you will remember, started in Gibraltar in October, when we first installed the new upper diamonds. But we didn’t receive the other (Click to Read More...)
Current Location: Cartagena, Murcia, SpainCurrent Position: 37 35.78 N 000 58.79 W Click to view map. Distance sailed since last post: 112 nautical miles. View the map of our voyage track hereStainless steel rigging is subject to crevice corrosion. The problem with that is that you cannot see it until it actually breaks. Then it (Click to Read More...)
We finally got our new Dynex Dux shrouds and put them up (with a little bit of hassle because of the length, but more on that in another post). Good thing too – when I got the old shroud down I could see that it had already pulled out about a 3 millimeters. Imagine (Click to Read More...)
Yes, I finally got around to going up the mast to measure the standing rigging. The rigging is now over 10 years old, so due for replacement. The problem with stainless steel rigging is that you get crevice corrosion, which means that the steels gets eaten away in the areas where you can’t see it (Click to Read More...)