Amerigo Vespucci – masts, spars and standing rigging from 17 June 2020

Masts, spars and standing rigging. 

27 August 2020 Port & starboard main tops’l shrouds and ratlines fitted

   

25 August 2020 Port & starboard main tops’l shrouds and ratlines completed

25 August 2020  Starboard main topmast ratlines completed. Port tops’l shrouds prepared

24 August 2020  Starboard main topmast shrouds set up on frame

24 August 2020  Port and starboard fore and mizzen shrouds fitted to hull and tops

     

22 August 2020  Port and starboard mizzen shrouds and ratlines completed

20 August 2020  Port and starboard fore shrouds and ratlines completed

17 August 2020  Port and starboard fore and mizzen shrouds prepared

17 August 2020  Port and starboard main shrouds and ratlines attached to deadeyes

   

17 August 2020  Port main ratlines threaded through shrouds, glued, trimmed

17 August 2020  Starboard main ratlines threaded through shrouds, glued, trimmed

 

16 August 2020  Rigging frame set up to add ratlines to shrouds, secured to the shroud bar with clove hitches

 

15 August 2020  Fore and mizzen deadeye assemblies fitted port and starboard

       

11 August 2020  Main deadeye assembly fitted to port side

10 August 2020  Main deadeye assembly fitted to starboard side

5 August 2020  Belaying pins set in racks. Eyes set into decks

 

7 August 2020  Port fore, main, mizzen chain deadeyes  

5 August 2020  Assembly of deadeye systems, port and starboard

       

4 August 2020  Starboard fore, main, mizzen chain deadeyes

4 August 2020  Masts dry fitted into hull

1 August 2020  Yards fitted to main and mizzen masts

30 July 2020  Yards fitted to foremast

28 July 2020  Fixings on masts for fore, main and mizzen main yards

27 July 2020  Pulley assemblies for fore, main and mizzen main yards

25 July 2020  Bowsprit rigging and chainwork completed

21 July 2020  Bowsprit hull netting secured

19 July 2020  Bowsprit main netting secured

19 July 2020  Bowsprit extension netting attached

17 July 2020  Fore, main, mizzen masts completed and dry fitted

17 July 2020  Fore, main, mizzen tops, fore bridge

12 July 2020  Bowsprit assembled

7 July 2020  Fore yard foot ropes completed

 

7 July 2020  Main yard foot ropes completed 

7 July 2020  Main yard foot rope hangers fitted

7 July 2020  Fore yard foot rope hangers fitted

6 July 2020  Mizzen mast course, upper & lower tops’l and royal yard foot ropes fitted

5 July 2020  Mizzen yard foot ropes fitted

3 July 2020  Mizzenmast yard safety bars fitted

2 July 2020  Mainmast yard safety bars fitted

1 July 2020 Foremast yard safety bars fitted

28 June 2020  Fore upper and lower tops’l safety bars and eyelets fitted and painted

28 June 2020  Foremast crow’s nest, for’ard radar

26 June 2020  Masts, spars, fittings, tops painted

22 June 2020  Bowsprit components fitted, tapered and assembled dry

22 June 2020  Mizzen, tops’l, t’gallant masts, mizzen tops’l, t’gallant, royal yards, spanker boom and gaff

20 June 2020  Foremast, tops’l, t’gallant masts, fore tops’l, t’gallant, royal yards

20 June 2020  Main mast, tops’l, t’gallant masts, main tops’l, t’gallant, royal yards

17 June 2020 Masts, spars and bowsprit rough cut