I am in need of advice
of what I should do about the standing rigging
on my Naigara 35. The boat
is now over 30 years old and while it has been very well cared for, it is getting pretty old and I am concerned that I am at risk of a rigging
failure at some point if I don't replace the Navtec rod rigging.
I have heard of the elaborate testing procedures to determine if the termination swage points are fatigued and I get it that the answer is probably "just replace it", but I wanted to hear if others think that this may be overkill for a purely weekend sailor who sails
within sight of land up,and down the New England
Also, if I do,replace it, any thoughts on the issues of switching from rod rigging to wire rigging?