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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2221_01 Serving Mallet
from €14.04
2220_01 Jute fabric
from €3.85
2692_01 Tar for standing rigging
Content 0.5 Liter (€19.30 * / 1 Liter)
from €9.65

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2248_01 Lacing Button
from €0.33
2240_01 LOXX fasteners
from €1.51
1543_01 'D'-ring
from €0.78
2249_01 Lacing Button
from €3.11
1591_02 Key ring stainless steel
Content 10 piece (€0.58 * / 1 piece)
from €5.75
2034_01 Oval eyelets
from €0.49
4596_01 Brass Ring
from €1.16

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2248_01 Lacing Button
from €0.33
2191_01 Sewing machine thread MARA
Content 300 m (€0.03 * / 1 m)
€9.26
2240_01 LOXX fasteners
from €1.51
1543_01 'D'-ring
from €0.78
2023_01 Hollow fid
from €6.73
2221_01 Serving Mallet
from €14.04
2031_01 Hardwood Fid
from €32.66
2220_01 Jute fabric
from €3.85
2226_01 Seizing Wire
Content 10 m (€0.83 * / 1 m)
from €8.29
2249_01 Lacing Button
from €3.11
2000_03 D-SPLICER FIXED
from €18.52
2277_01 Stainless steel seizing wire
Content 10 m (€1.45 * / 1 m)
from €14.52
2692_01 Tar for standing rigging
Content 0.5 Liter (€19.30 * / 1 Liter)
from €9.65
1591_02 Key ring stainless steel
Content 10 piece (€0.58 * / 1 piece)
from €5.75
2006_01 Hollow fid
from €38.50
2032_01 Punch and die
from €136.47
2034_01 Oval eyelets
from €0.49
2126_02 Leather sheath
from €25.25

… 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.