Spars & Rigging Inspection - Marine Surveyor, John Cherry Yacht Surveys AMYDSA

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Spars & Rigging Inspection

Types of Boat Survey

Mast Still Stepped

Check all structural parts for:
a. Cracks
b. Deformation
c. Wear/play
d. Fastening
e. Corrosion
f. Plastic ageing
All moving parts, alignment of the wire mast terminals, where the wire enters any swage fittings, swage terminals themselves, fittings, pins, running rigging, signs of damage or chafe on forestay from the anchor
General condition of boom:
i) Gooseneck fitting/boom toggle
ii) End fittings
iii) Sheaves and jammers
iv) Sliders
v) Reefing/control lines

Mast Unstepped and on the ground on supports

All of the items mentioned above plus particular attention to the following:

  • The masthead fitting.

  • Shackles of external halyard blocks. and installation of all masthead equipment.

  • The security of the spreader ends and spreader roots.

  • Mast tangs/terminations for the standing rigging are checked.

  • Running backstay and checkstay mast fittings.

  • Security and condition of the equipment fitted to the mast.

For a quotation you can fill in the questionaire form, click on this link Quotation Request or alternatively telephone me on either 07982 239039 or 02392 598084.

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