Video on catching errors when replacing a head stay
In this video, "Can You Trust That Sailboat Rigger To Do It Right? New head stay Inside a Profurl furler," voyaging expert Patrick Childress, who sails aboard the Valiant 40 Brick House with his wife and fellow voyager Rebecca, shows why it's important to keep an eye on even well regarded yacht repair workers. Childress caught several mistakes made by workers on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean during the replacement of Brick House's head stay. Mistakes that could have caused big problems down the road.