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post #5 of Old 08-28-2013
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Re: Getting standing rigging replaced in Seatte- suggestions?

Fisheries recently redid their rigging department and I believe you can now DIY new standing rigging with their tools. I would expect the raw materials assembled to cost somewhere in the ballpark of $500.

I had my boat hauled at CSR and had the forestay replaced as part of installing a new furler. They did the work for a pretty reasonable price, but it still involved a lot of labor and that is the expensive part. DIY should be possible on a 24' boat and would save you money. It would probably take two mechanically inclined but not expert people a day to drop the mast, replace all rigging, and put the mast back up, based on my experience with my Catalina 25.

Small boats often are often sold for a lower price than any major piece of work (or maybe two) costs on them.

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