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Farr 30 Custom Running Rigging Upgrade Examples | Expert Advice

Check out these new Farr 30 jib sheets. We took green Samson Amsteel and pulled black Yale Cover-Only over the line. We replaced the traditional J-lock shackles used on Farr 30s with one of our new Dyneema Shackle Loops. We also replaced the traditional stainless ring with an Antal 14mm low friction ring that will run like butter on the stripped line – even under high loads. Rather than having the J-Lock jamming into the stainless ring at max trim, […]

Check out these new Farr 30 jib sheets. We took green Samson Amsteel and pulled black Yale Cover-Only over the line. We replaced the traditional J-lock shackles used on Farr 30s with one of our new Dyneema Shackle Loops. We also replaced the traditional stainless ring with an Antal 14mm low friction ring that will run like butter on the stripped line – even under high loads. Rather than having the J-Lock jamming into the stainless ring at max trim, now this boat will have the soft shackle and the Antal ring preventing metal on metal clanging and banging. You should know carbon rigs will love this because (trust me) getting hit with a flogging J-Lock is fun for no one involved… Here’s a close up of the jib sheet with the inhauler incomplete:
The inhauler complete is pretty impressive, too. The inhauler is made of 5/32″ Dinghy Control Line by FSE Robline.

The guys in rigging are working hard as ever suiting boats up for the season – and sometimes, a boat owner comes along and is ready to rework it all. That’s the case with this Farr 30. In addition to these good-looking jib sheets, the same boat is getting new guys, sheets, and a traveler. Here’s a peek:

Turns out the boat is a fan of the Endura Braid by New England, which has a polyester cover with a 100% Dyneema DSK-75 Core. Nice Line. The Dyneema DSK-75 core works well for high loads, and the texture feels good on the hands. Plus, it stands up to the sun.


For the traveler, the boat is being outfitted with Swiftcord by Maffioli. Made with Dyneema SK-75 and Cordura BlendThe, this line is light and won’t absorb water. It’s also strong – but (like the Endura Braid) it won’t tear up your hands.

We’re not going to give away all the tricks on this boat, but we will leave you with one more bit of fruit for thought on this fine Friday afternoon: The Cunningham. More of the Dinghy Control Line by FSE Robline with AmSteel Blue by Samson, which is constructed of 100% Dyneema SK-75. Those of you who know this line know it is amazingly strong. For details, click to the APS site.

How a Farr 30 Main Halyard is Made | Expert Advice

The Farr 30 main Halyard is a complicated piece of hardware to make. Tapering a wire and prepping the line for a splice is a tedious and lengthy process. Jarrett Herring, rigging enthusiast here at APS, takes us through the steps and processes involved in the creation of this tricky wire-to-rope transition in the above short video. Yes, Farr 30 was called Mumm 30 in the past. The Pre-Made Wire-to-Rope Halyard kits are made in advance for traditional halyards on […]

The Farr 30 main Halyard is a complicated piece of hardware to make. Tapering a wire and prepping the line for a splice is a tedious and lengthy process. Jarrett Herring, rigging enthusiast here at APS, takes us through the steps and processes involved in the creation of this tricky wire-to-rope transition in the above short video.

Yes, Farr 30 was called Mumm 30 in the past.

The Pre-Made Wire-to-Rope Halyard kits are made in advance for traditional halyards on dinghies and keelboats. This helps the whole order process move faster. Due to it’s lengthy process, the cost tends to be a bit higher than other rigs. If you have a main halyard with corroded, meat hooked or just a worn out wire, there is a wonderful kit that we offer for the Farr 30- The Refurbished Main Halyard. It’s a great way to keep a spare halyard around for less and with our January Rigging Sale in full swing, you can get a great deal on these and other rigging services! practice