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 Farr 40 Worlds Neroni
2nd Farr 40 Worlds Transfusion
4th Farr 40 Worlds Estate Master

Hi Fi (Welbourne 52)1st Kings Cup (Thailand) 1st Raja Muda (Malaysia), 1st China Sea Race
Alfa Romeo (RP 100)1st Transpac, 1st Coastal Classic, 1st Sydney to Hobart
Blackjack (RP66)1st Keppel Race, 1st Coffs Harbour Race, 1st Gladstone Race
Loki (RP63)1st Audi Regatta,
Ran* (JV72)1st Antigua Race Week
Wedgetail 1st IRC Gladstone Race
Secret Mens Business (RP50)1st Geelong Week
Brace Brace Brace (Welborne 7)1st Bay to Bay

Sydney Rigging Specialists has recently finished the commissioning of three new customs boats.

The first custom boat was a Lutra 80 racer/cruiser built by McConaghy Boats in Sydney. This job included the commissioning of the rigging in Sydney with thorough on water testing by our staff member Craig Garnett. Also launched has been two Stallion 42s. The boats are of the same design but very different concepts. The first launched was Blackjack Too (BJ2). The concept of BJ2 is to have a fast Wednesday afternoon day racer/cruiser that can be sailed shorthanded, thus she is set up to be almost completely push button controlled with the mainsheet & traveler being operated by a hydraulic rams. The second Stallion has been commissioned by Anthony Dunn and is more racing orientated with twin top mast backstays and a more conventional race set up.

Sydney Rigging Specialists used our soft attachment “SRS Slings” and our new style “SRS I Slings” to fit out the backstay system into the transom of this boat. For more information on the “SRS Sling” and the new “SRS I Sling” contact us at Sydney Rigging Specialists.

Another very interesting project that Sydney Rigging Specialists has been involved in is the supply of running rigging for the Welbourne 7 “Brace Brace Brace”. This boat did away with traditional chainplates and instead utilized the “SRS I Sling” cradled around the bow pole and wing supports.

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