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Preview: Worldwide Classic Boat Show Presentation – the Virtues of Synthetic Rigging

July 6, 2023

Ian Weedman and Jen Bates, master riggers, explain the advantages of synthetic fiber over steel rigging systems and talk about its numerous benefits for modern and classic boats. They also explain how Brion Toss Rigging, being skilled in the traditional, is so well versed to adapt the traditional skills to the modern fiber.

“Wire rigging is, after all, the attempt of a previous generation to do with wire what they had previously done with rope. A couple of hundred years later, we are just running things the other way.” – Brion Toss.

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