(Source: RSB Rigging Solutions) RSB Rig Pro recently completed the rod refit on the current Super Yacht Cup holder; Gliss (Briand/Royal Huisman 32Mt). The project was carried out in La Ciotat by Peer Dreyer Jorgensen who over saw the unstepping and re-stepping of the mast and coordinated the re-heading and refurbishing of the hardware with … Read more
Filling in the endless paperwork for this year’s Newport Bermuda race, reminded the Editor of a little incidence he was involved in the last time (2004) he competed in this race. Big Boat 1 – Little Boat 0. Check it out.
Carbo-Link has a new brochure out showcasing their cables and end fittings. Check it here.
(Source: swwyachtdesign) The Bequia crew deals with disappointment Well, yesterday was not a good day. Before the start, we managed to roll up the spinnaker halyard in the jib, and broke the forestay. The very expensive, carbon fiber forestay. So that’s the end of our racing. Hydraulics are really powerful ,and you can’t tell how … Read more
This popped up on the Maffioli website a few days ago – anyone had any experience with this? Let us know here.
The Wally ‘Tikititan’ hydraulic Jib sheet system on display here at the Palma Vela.
The news posted on http://www.kohlhoff-online.de/ is in German but the pictures are fairly self-explanatory. This company based in the Kiel area also produce various other soft loop applications. Nice gear. Check it.
Hall Spars have their SCR (Seamless Carbon Rigging) on a high profile boat for the first time. Alegre, the Mills designed mini maxi owned by Mr. Soriano will be competing at Palma Vela staring tomorrow. Picture source: juanpa-cadario.blogspot.com
For the first time, competing TP’s are on the same dock for all to see in 2010. Plama Vela is about to kick off and we will get a closer look at Matador, Cristabella and Artemis over the next week. Also here are Weapon of Choice (Ex. Matador 07) and Aifos competing under IRC.
More people have been up Everest than sailed a 21′ boat (Mini Transat) single handed across the Atlantic. Up to now, certainly no one can claim to have circumnavigated the globe on one of these boats but there one guy out there well on his way to do it. Why is this rigging news? Approaching … Read more