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Book Now For Winter Maintenace & Rig Checks

With Christmas approaching your yacht is probably the last thing on your mind, but don’t make the mistake of not thinking about your maintenance until the spring. It never ceases to amaze us how many owners leave their rig inspections until the week before they want to start a season’s sailing, or even worse set […] Keep reading

Riggers help re-step M5 rig in Falmouth

Gordon & Ollie found themselves rushing to Falmouth on a Saturday afternooon in October to help with the re-stepping of  M5’s enormous 89m mast. They’d already had a dawn trip to Falmouth earlier in the week, when the expected weather window didn’t materialize. As the mast stepping required lifting 300ft in the air it was […] Keep reading

10% off Harken at the Hamble Point Boatshow this weekend

Performance Rigging & Harken will be exhibiting at the Hamble Point Boat Show this weekend – Representatives from both companies will be on site to offer advice and give demonstrations. 10% DISCOUNT ON HARKEN PRODUCTS For this weekend only you can get 10% Discount* on all Harken Products brought from Performance Rigging, Hamble Point. The […] Keep reading

Hamble Point Marina Boatshow This Weekend

The Performance Rigging workshop will be open to the public next weekend as part of the Hamble Point Boatshow. Gordon will be on hand to discuss any rigging questions you might have and to give splicing and swaging demos and rope talks. We also have the Harken grinding machine on site – see if you […] Keep reading

Experienced or Trainee Yacht Rigger Required – position filled

Performance Rigging are looking forward to a busy 2013 season, we are looking for an experienced rigger to join our hard working team. The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of yachts and sailing and possess at least 2 years experience in the industry. The role will involve: Stepping / unstepping masts Replacing […] Keep reading

Cracked Rod Head - Crack cuts halfway through the rod

Is your rigging safe?

If we ever needed a reminder that regular rig inspections are vital to keep yacht, rig & crew safe here it is: A cracked rod head on a boat that was about to set off on a Transatlantic race – the ‘What if ?’ would most certainly have been a dis-masting mid Atlantic. Luckily (?!?) […] Keep reading

Winding down at Cowes Week

As Cowes Week comes to an end we’d like to congratulate all our customers who have completed a hard weeks racing – so many of you have done us proud with class wins & podium finishes predicted right across the classes. A special ‘Hello’ to the new customers we’ve met this week, and to all […] Keep reading

Cowes Week 2012 – Onsite Regatta Support

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Performance Rigging Olympic Day Out

Our riggers have been working so hard we thought they deserved a treat, so we will all be hanging out in a RIB in Weymouth Harbour, supporting the GBR Olympic Sailing Team on Monday 30th July & the office will be closed. We will open as usual at 0830am on Tuesday Morning.       […] Keep reading

Mini Sucess’s for Perfomance Rigged boats

As the racing season gets underway we’ve been watching our customers results with interest. Simon Koster and Luke Dampier are both preparing for the 2013 Mini Transat & have shown great promise in their early qualifying races. Luke Dampier and crew, Matt Haslam, new comers to the mini 6.5 fleet put in a very promising […] Keep reading