Comet 100 Will Have Hall Seamless Spars

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(Source: Hall Spars) Hall Spars has been commissioned build a three-spreader fractional Seamless carbon mast for the new Comet 100 designed by Andrea Vallicelli. The Comet 100 is the largest of the popular Comet line of yachts built in Italy by Comar. The Comet 100 will also feature a signature Hall VBoom, and will sail  … Read more

Final rigging for the SolOceans One-design class

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(Source: SolOcean) The one-design rigging, specially designed for oceanic races and single-handed round-the-worlds, has now been defined down to the smallest details. The mast – a fixed mast with single spreaders – has been ordered from Beat Wildberger (Alucarbon). This is the last modification before the publication of the final list for the SolOceans One-design  … Read more

Development Leads The Way At Southern Spars

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(Source: Scuttlebutt) The second quarter has been a busy period for the Southern Spars Group with a raft of exciting new developments: from bringing onboard the Nordic Mast team, to implementing leading edge robotic technology, as well as preparing for the move to a newly constructed, bespoke manufacturing HQ later this year. Add the launching  … Read more

Proven

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These Kohlhoff Loop shackles succeeded where the steel shackles failed: ‘We have had 70kts of wind today here in Cala di Volpe in a Mistral & these shackles took the weight of the vessel swinging on these without any issues. We broke two mooring lines but those shackles are incredible. Even broke a mild steel  … Read more

Throw the dog a bone

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A collaboration between bowman/boat jig Tristan “Rooster” Cross and metal head Graham Street has lead to the development this high quality rigging gear. Specializing in Titanium dog bones and Dyneema loops, they also build custom fids and fairleads for tweakers and jib leads. Both Tristan and Graham sail on the JV60 Mini Maxi ‘Jethou’ and  … Read more

RSB Rig Pro unstep Ranger mast…

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(Source: RSB Rigging) The RSB Rig Pro team unstepped the J class yacht, Ranger’s mast yesterday. The rig has come out for minor works and a full inspection before the Rolex Maxi Worlds where they will line up against their arch rival Velsheda. The 56mt mast came out with no hitches and will be restepped  … Read more

Approved.

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Equiplite’s Fibre 3D Loop 360 has gained approval from BIJLSMA for their 25’000kg SWL loop, installed on the recently launched Hoek designed superyacht ‘Marie’.