More winners

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(Source: Future Fibres) BEST SAILING YACHT 30M – 44M Awards: Future Fibres rigged yachts Chrisco, Indio, Liara and Cinderella were among the 7 finalists in this class. Chrisco, Indio and Liara representing the ‘modern high-tech’; Bliss and Cinderella the heavier displacement world cruising yachts; while Hanuman and Jazz Jr. kept the elegant f…lag of classicism  … Read more

Indio Wins World Superyacht Award

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(Source: Hall Spars) The Wally 101 Indio was named Best Sailing Yacht 30m-44m at the recent World Superyacht Awards. Designed by German Frers, Indio is equipped with a super-high modulus Hall seamless mast and VBoom. Indio was lauded for its light weight and high-tech design. Other Hall-rigged finalists included the Dubois 37m Bliss and the  … Read more

Virbac 3

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Well – we promised you more on JP’s new Virbac 3, IMOCA 60 – Its not much but we do have these pics of their first outing. Stand by to stand by on the rig specs!

Winging it.

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The ‘big’ Americas Cup may be over but the “Little’ one, and arguably more exciting one, is kicking off in Rhode Island this summer. Speed sailor Paul Larson and his Team Invictus are testing their new wing in Weymouth, UK and dispite capsizing and damaging their solid sail last weekend – they look to be  … Read more

New Launch

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Vitters Shipyard is preparing for the stepping of the rigs for the brand new 55 meter superyacht ‘Marie’. The Southern Spars rigs were dressed with Future Fibres PBO last week. We will bring you more once this monster is stepped.

Bent

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It was the extremely bent (boomerang may be a better term!) spreaders that drew our attention initially to the rig on a little known fleet of Mylius 14E55’s sailing in the Capri Rolex regatta. Taking a closer look, we were surprised to find that we have never heard of the manufacturer of these carbon masts  … Read more

RSB Rig Pro re-step Alexa..

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The 37.5 meter modern classic Alexa was relaunched in STP yard on Thursday after an extensive winter refit. It was a long day for the RSB Rig Pro team who re-stepped the mast and fitted the boom and gaff on the following Monday. Over the winter period RSB replaced a number of the original mast  … Read more

News from the specialists down-under

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(source: Sydney Rigging Specialists) May comes around and sees the completion of all summer racing in Australia and the start of the many winter series races that are held around the various yacht clubs. The 2nd half of summer has brought many great results for customers of Sydney Rigging Specialists some of these include: 1st  … Read more