My bobstay fitting on the hull has a bit of pitting on it but it looks to be fine. I will install a zinc on it just in case.
Here is a picture of one of the whisker stays. See the cracks in?
|See the cracks running left to right?|
I will also be replacing all the turnbuckles which are closed body to open body style.
And here is the answer. I figure since this little ship is going to be our home I will go ahead and replace all the rigging and use the old as spares. I'll rather be safe than sorry in the middle of the ocean!