Rod rigging Q&A

Does anyone have coaching about the rod rigging?  What inspection schedule?  What depth of inspection?  Navtec has 3 levels.  Has anyone replaced their rods and other rigging?  If so how much did it cost?  Thanks!  John, # 12, Petite Helene


Just a jib (or genny)

Wailana seems to be perfectly happy under the jib or genny alone. Sometimes if I’m out with friends who aren’t into the tilted earth aspect of sailing I’ll just put up the headsail and cruise around at 2/3 the normal speed. Sail handling is less of a chore also. In the picture below I’m singlehanding off the west side if San Juan Island, WA.

A quick afternoon sail...

A quick afternoon sail…