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Re: Argument over Replacing Rigging

When I bought my 22 footer (I was single at the time), I considered it a training boat not just for learning how to sail but learning how to fix stuff that broke. I didn't pay that much for the boat and I thought that if I screwed up fixing something then I would have learned something without being out a lot of money and I could still sail it. If you intend to some day move up to a larger boat, which means higher costs in maintenance should you pay someone to do it for you, you might consider using your Capri as an investment in learning. It's really a good feeling being confident enough to have a better idea of when to pay someone and when to do it ourselves.
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My M25 has the original standing rigging that was installed at the factory. The starboard shroud has a kink in it so I'm replacing it all. But I'm going synthetic over steel.
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Re: Argument over Replacing Rigging

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How about just rebedding the chainplate that you feel had an issue? We replaced our standing rigging on our 22 footer. I didn't think it was that expensive. A "loose wire" would certainly be a reason to replace the backstay in my opinion and if I was going to replace that, I'd just replace all the rigging at the same time.
I totally agree with your comment
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