Wing fans had a disappointing week as we learned that the two latest cutting edge developments of the hard sails will not compete in their respective events. Firstly Adam May’s wing (see previous post) was supposed to get an airing at the Moth Europeans in Switzerland but Adams daytime job got in the way. Adam comments: … Read more
Stepping a Mini Maxi Rig somewhere in England. Thanks for the shot to Russell Dewey.
(Source: BLEW STOUB) Blew Stoub is the market leader in textile solutions and composite standing and running rigging for off shore racing prototypes. As the company is also present in the cruising and regatta units market it’s only natural that BLEW STOUB Méditerranée has been set up. Vincent Le Roux, founding manager of the company … Read more
(Source: Lewmar) Lewmar was on the podium at the recent Copa Del Rey Audi Mapfre, in Palma Majorca. The TP52s, Matador and Bribon, were 1,2 respectively in the IRC B division, while Ran won the IRC A division with a day to spare. All three yachts featured Lewmar & Navtec race equipment, including a range … Read more
The coolest event of the year is about to start and they have a new Website. Lets hope the little Americas Cup can deliver where its big brother failed.
Detailed shots of a recently launched, fully tricked out Corby 36. Thanks to Blur.
This new Briand designed 67.5m super yacht, in build at Aloy yachts will be launched late this year. Mainsail and mizzen sail include roaches which have never before been seen or used on yachts of this size. More surface area of the sails is exposed up where the wind velocity is greater than it is … Read more
She is big and she is now sailing. Photos courtesy of SY Twizzle.
Thanks to Mike Lee from Harken for this shot of the ‘pit’ on Hanuman.
Thanks to Colligo Marine for this great vid on how to construct your own soft shackles.