Demasting - Releasing Rigging
- Maintain the viability of the boat.
- Attend to any crew injuries.
- Secure the mast and rigging to the boat by the best means possible.
- Ensure all lines and rigging material are out of the water before starting the engine.
- Remove the sails where possible.
- Remove clevis pins where possible.
- Cut rigging where clevis pin removal is not possible.
- Channel lock pliers
- Rigging tape
- Large punch
- Extra hacksaw blades
- WD 40 lubricant