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The Jimmy Green Rigging Team are very experienced in making up Yacht Rigging with quick turn-around times as a matter of...
The Jimmy Green Rigging Team are very experienced in making up Yacht Rigging with quick turn-around times as a matter of course.
Team Jimmy Green can produce anything from a single replacement stay to a complete standing rigging re-rig and are well versed in meeting delivery deadlines in the UK, the EU and for export worldwide.
Strict Quality Control Procedures and Accountability Systems ensure that only the best quality stainless steel wire and terminals are considered. Traceability is an important feature of the Jimmy Green assurance policy: STAINLESS STEEL WIRE - QUALITY CONTROL and CARE
Wiretechnik Roller Swaging Technology is available from 2.5mm up to 12mm diameter (up to 10mm on site).
Cabco Talurit soft or hard (thimble) eye Wire Termination from 2mm up to 8mm diameter are available on site.
Both these brands are the marine industry leading manufacturers for wire termination machines.
Jimmy Green Marine offer the full range of Sta-Lok and Petersen swage terminals e.g. eye, forks, tees, strap toggles plus all manner of turnbuckle and backstay insulator options.
Jimmy Green Marine also offer the full range of Sta-Lok and Petersen Hi Mod DIY fittings plus Norseman replacement cones manufactured by Tylaska Marine.
All this is available to purchase online
Customers frequently ask for standing rigging replacement quotes or even ball park figures for valuation purposes citing only the yacht type/model or design.
Even if your yacht is a well known one-design production yacht e.g. Westerly, Moody, Beneteau there is still a good chance that the specification has been altered since the original build.
If the owners manual has been preserved, it may state the standard specification but this may have been altered/upgraded for the first owner.
The Jimmy Green Rigging Team have built up a database of information from completed re-rigs over the years but this is by no means comprehensive.
There is a certain amount of information that can be gleaned from the world wide web but this will still not go as far as individual yacht rig specifications.
It is therefore difficult to give an accurate answer without some basic information about the rig.
The diameter of the wire and therefore the associated size of the terminals is fundamental to the cost.
In terms of price, the other major factor will be whether you intend to replace the rigging screws/turnbuckles.
Clearly the number and configuration of the stays is important but it is much simpler to estimate their lengths and probable terminals.
More specification considerations include e.g. split, adjustable and/or insulated backstays, forestay foibles caused by headsail furler fitting, linked rigging
Jimmy Green Marine have made it possible to get an instant standing rigging re-rig quote online.
You need to know or give us the following information:
These CUSTOM BUILD INSTRUCTIONS will help you through the process.
For a rough guide, approximate lengths and an educated guess for the terminals will suffice. The decision on whether to replace the turnbuckles makes a big difference to the price.
The Jimmy Green Rigging Team are always on hand to help you through this process, by email or on the telephone.
If the measuring seems a daunting responsibility, send us the old rigging as a pattern. We will measure, ask any pertinent questions about the new rig and quote you before starting any work.
A complete Re-Rig i.e. replacement of all your standing rigging may seem like too big a job to tackle yourself but it needn't be too difficult with help from the Jimmy Green Rigging Team.
A common sense approach combined with careful notetaking (photos) at each stage will be enough to ensure success.
Team Jimmy Green have written a step by step guide:
STANDING RIGGING - Guide to tackling a complete re-rig