Keeping your shore rigs tangle-free

How many times have you unwrapped your shore rigs to have to untangle them with your freezing cold hands?

Well Alan Yates has taken on board an idea from the continental sea fraternity and has begun using a series of simple rig winders that ensure his rigs are safe, the hooks are out of harm's way and they unravel quickly and easily every time.



Alan Yates shows how he stores his sea rigs, keeping them safe and tangle-free at all times.

Alan Yates' Rig Stops trick

Do you ever wish that you could make a shore rig that's fully versatile? Do you ever want to alter the position of the bottom hook trace, but you can't be bothered to re-tie another rig?

Well, Alan Yates has come up with a neat idea that does away with locked crimps to attach the bottom boom, and instead uses simple rig stops, enabling him to slide his boom to whatever position he desires. This is how it's done...