Rigging Tools & Accessories

Rigging tools are part of the traditional maritime equipment used for rigging, splicing, sail making, covering of wires or fancywork. These include a marlinspike, which is considered a universal tool on board. When splicing, it is used to push the individual strands apart, and you can also loosen tight knots or open shackles with it. The hollow fid version has advantages for splicing ropes. A marlinspike made of hardwood or horn is called a fid. A very small marlinspike is called a pricker. For sewing, the rigger needs a sailmaker's glove and an awl. Both tools … Read more
Rigging tools are part of the traditional maritime equipment used for rigging, splicing, sail making, covering of wires or fancywork. These include a marlinspike, which is considered a universal... read more »
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Rigging Tools & Accessories
Rigging tools are part of the traditional maritime equipment used for rigging, splicing, sail making, covering of wires or fancywork. These include a marlinspike, which is considered a universal tool on board. When splicing, it is used to push the individual strands apart, and you can also loosen tight knots or open shackles with it. The hollow fid version has advantages for splicing ropes. A marlinspike made of hardwood or horn is called a fid. A very small marlinspike is called a pricker. For sewing, the rigger needs a sailmaker's glove and an awl. Both tools …

… make it easier to insert sailmaker's needles into heavy material. Traditionally, wire splices and wires are covered with tarred spun yarn to protect against corrosion. First, tarred or greased sailcloth gets wrapped around the wire. After that, with the help of a wooden serving mallet, the yarn is tightly wrapped around it.

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2220*01 Rappeltuch Jute fabric
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2692_01 Tar for standing rigging
Content 0.5 Liter (€29.00 * / 1 Liter)
from €14.50
2221_01 Serving Mallet
from €26.90

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2240_01 LOXX fasteners
from €1.65
2248_01 Lacing Button
from €0.45
2034*01 Ovale Segeltuchösen Oval eyelets
from €0.65
1543_01 'D'-ring
from €1.00
4596_01 Brass Ring
from €1.55
1591*02 Schlüsselringe Edelstahl Key ring stainless steel
Content 10 piece (€0.59 * / 1 piece)
from €5.90
2249_01 Lacing Button
from €3.19

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2240_01 LOXX fasteners
from €1.65
2248_01 Lacing Button
from €0.45
2034*01 Ovale Segeltuchösen Oval eyelets
from €0.65
2220*01 Rappeltuch Jute fabric
from €4.25
1543_01 'D'-ring
from €1.00
4596_01 Brass Ring
from €1.55
2023*01 Hohlspieker mit Holzheft Hollow fid
from €8.90
2191*01 Maschinen-Nähgarn MARA Sewing machine thread MARA
Content 300 m (€0.03 * / 1 m)
€9.90
2238_01 Brass eyelet set
Content 50 piece (€0.40 * / 1 piece)
from €19.90
1591*02 Schlüsselringe Edelstahl Key ring stainless steel
Content 10 piece (€0.59 * / 1 piece)
from €5.90
2226_01 Seizing Wire
Content 10 m (€0.94 * / 1 m)
from €9.35
2018_01 Sailmaker's Beeswax
Content 0.1 kg (€95.00 * / 1 kg)
€9.50
2193*01 Nähgarn für Nähmaschinen Thread for Sewing Machines
Content 1 piece
from €47.90
2000_03 D-SPLICER FIXED
from €20.90
2692_01 Tar for standing rigging
Content 0.5 Liter (€29.00 * / 1 Liter)
from €14.50
2277_01 Stainless steel seizing wire
Content 10 m (€1.49 * / 1 m)
from €14.90
2347_01 Wire Cutter
from €44.50
2126*02 Lederscheiden LOEWEN Leather sheath
from €25.90
2031_01 Hardwood Fid
from €35.00
2032*01 Stanzen für ovale Ösen Punch and die
from €147.00

… make it easier to insert sailmaker's needles into heavy material. Traditionally, wire splices and wires are covered with tarred spun yarn to protect against corrosion. First, tarred or greased sailcloth gets wrapped around the wire. After that, with the help of a wooden serving mallet, the yarn is tightly wrapped around it.