Removing a Halyard from your Mast


By Mark Chandler, Last updated: 12/06/2016

If your boat has internal halyards, it may be a challenge getting them in or out of the mast. To make it easier to swap out your halyard, have them made with a reeving eye at the bitter end. Our video shares the details.

Mark Chandler, West Coast Grand Prix & OEM Manager, has over 40 years of sailing and racing experience, including inshore racing on Melges 20/24/32, Cal 40, J-105, most ULDBs and multihulls, as well as many offshore miles in both racing and cruising. He’s been rigging boats here at West Marine Rigging for 14 years.

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