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Old 08-06-2016, 07:26   #1
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Professional Rigging

Just bought a Sabre 34, that was lightly used and not fussed over. Given the boat is very new to me, I'm thinking I might have a professional do the initial set-up on the rigging. What are opinions on having a newly stepped mast rigged and tuned by a professional, or is this overkill and rigging is a do-it-yourself project. I'm not an inexperienced sailor, but have iffy mechanical skills and aptitude.
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Re: Professional Rigging

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, but have iffy mechanical skills and aptitude.
Get a pro. The Sabre has a pretty bendy rig and really benefits from a good set. Also, you'll want a rigging inspection anyway to see if there are any issues.


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Re: Professional Rigging

When you say "having a newly stepped mast rigged" do you mean with new rigging IE wire, turnbuckles, etc? If just stepping a mast with the existing rigging you can get the mast stepped and tuned close enough with the old rigging. Then bring in a pro if you like to do the final, fine tuning.
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