Unit 28. Inspecting Small Craft Rigs & Sails

£395.00

A rig comprises of the mast(s), boom(s), pole(s) and the attendant standing and running rigging.

Inspecting the rig is exactly like surveying the rest of the boat – it is simple really: just observe and take notes, compare what you see to what you should be seeing, use your knowledge and experience to evaluate what you see and report the facts back to your client. Some surveyors, excellent observers and otherwise very good at their jobs, simply do not climb masts. This is fine as long as it is agreed with the client beforehand. It is no good to report on the mast up to eye height when the client wants to know what is at the top. You must be clear with your client about the limitations of your survey. Other surveyors happily climb masts and assume it to be a natural part of the survey – they too must make clear what they consider to be naturally included in the survey – be it pre-purchase, condition or otherwise.

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By choosing to buy this Unit you are not entering into the full educational programme but you can complete an assignment for this Unit and receive an IIMS Certificate on successful assessment. Further details of this will be sent to you when you make your purchase. If you decide to take the full Educational Course at a later date you may be able to use your successful pass to make up part of your qualification.  Please be reminded that this cost covers one download of a .pdf document, there is NO hard copy. There is no refund available. Please call the Education Team direct if you have any queries: 023 92 313012 or 023 92 313015

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