Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Rigging

 Title Abbreviation:   SAIL BOAT RIGGING

 Department:    MT

 Course #:    106

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    4.5

 CIP:    470616

 EPC:    736

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Includes types of rigs, conversion or modifications of rigging. Proper tuning of rigging as well as selection of materials and approved installation methods for standing and running rigging. Includes how to rig, lift, and secure marine equipment for installation and removal.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Interpret force and load to determine type and size of rigging material.
  2. Effectively align rigging to specifications.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Nomenclature and terms of sail rigging.
  2. Splicing of new materials to old and bonding to wood or metal.
  3. Fasteners and releases, wires, clevis, pins, shakles, and other hardware used in standard rigging.
  4. Roller furling; winches; hydraulic stays.
  5. Type of mast and boom structures and attachments.