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Get in the Know!

AYC is proud to host US sailing certified judge and accomplished Northwest sailor Eric Rimkus. Eric has had a series of yachts from 24′-42′ named Gladiator. His success on the race course throughout the PNW is enviable. Eric is engaging and entertaining as well as being a stickler for the rules. If you ever wanted […]

Swiftsure Skippers Series: #1 Schwenk Incorporated

Every skipper knows they will face challenges and enjoy many adventures when they participate in Swiftsure. We selected a number of skippers who have previously raced in Swiftsure to ask about their impressions. Swiftsure is happy to present a series of articles where these skippers responded to a few of our questions. The responses will […]

The Art of the Delivery

Sailing season is starting this month. And with the exception of the hearty crews that participated in the South Sound Series or the Shaw Island Winter Classic, this also means the start of the sailboat delivery season. Delivery skippers and crews are a diverse lot. Culled from the ranks of racers, some are those special few […]

Join us at the Seattle Boat Show!

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is the Largest Boat Show on the West Coast. It features over 1,000 recreational watercrafts, from stand-up paddleboards to super yachts and many vessels in between. It has more than 3 acres of accessories, more than 200 free boating and fishing seminars and the latest accessories inside at […]

2015 Seattle Boatshow

Northwest Rigging will be at the 2015 Seattle Boatshow Jan 23th-January 31st. This is the largest boatshow on the West Coast and is a ton of fun. We are located at booth West 22—same spot as last year—in the West Hall of Century Link Field Events Center with all the rest of the luminaries in the […]

Northwest Rigging at the Seattle Boatshow!

Northwest Rigging will be at the Seattle Boatshow Jan 25th-February 3rd. This is the largest boatshow on the West Coast and is a ton of fun. We are located at booth West 22 in the West Hall of Century Link Field Events Center with all the rest of the luminaries in the PNW sailing community. […]

Miami Carnival Cruise Ship Rigging Job

Northwest Rigging has been retained as a preferred provider for Cap Sante International. CSI provide service for cruise ships world wide mainly lifeboats and ADA accessibility projects. The NWR crew was working aloft to rebuild a waterslide on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship “Valor” on this trip from Miami to Cozumel. Although they took some […]

NW Rigging in Portugal

During the first part December the Northwest Rigging crew traveled to Setubal, Portugal to work on the Windstar Cruise Lines vessel “Wind Spirit”. This ship was built in 1986 and has 4 very innovative masts fitted with roller furling. The masts and spreaders are aluminum and they are welded to mild steel at the joints […]

5 free services provided in every Rig Inspection

Northwest Rigging provides great value added services to all of our  Rig Inspections: 1.  Digital photo of your masthead and your boat from the masthead. 2.  Clean off mildew from the underside of your spreaders and radar dome. 3.  Check lighting 4.  Lubricate masthead sheaves. 5.  Measure and record rig tension. All done at no […]

Excellent customer service is our priority

This comes directly from our customer: Hi Andy, Thank you for turning around the new linelines for us so quickly.  It is refreshing that I don’t need to follow up that you received our package, call you numerous times to check on the status or request the invoice.  Not to mention the quality work you […]