The Financial Times (yeah we know…) published a great article about recent safety concerns at super yacht regattas where boats which are designed for gentle cruising are punished on the race course. It’s not unwarranted criticism considering the various accidents that have occurred at recent events due to hardware / rigging failures. Written by David … Read more
The final event of the 2010 Audi Med Cup kicks off today – be sure to tune into Rigging News for all the live action starting at 1300 CET.
(Source: Future Fibres Facebook) Future Fibres rigged Swan 90 – “DSK Pioneer Investment” and Swan 60, – “Emma” finish as leaders of maxi – class A at the 2010 Rolex Swan Cup . Congratulations to all!
Adam May spent the weekend trying to break his Wing…..Unsuccessfully! Read the full report here.
Latest news from the spar maker Lorima.
Remember to check in on Tuesday and throughout the coming week for live coverage of the Audi Med cup season finale right here on Rigging News courtesy of Sailtv !
A barage of news from the guys in Spain. Click here to download the newsletter (not the picture!).
Look out for the Chinese in the next Cup – they are well ahead of the development game…
Who doesn’t like their blades in this industry? We like these, hand crafted, rigging knifes from Myerchin Inc. in particular. Check them out here. You won’t be disappointed.
(Source: Southern Spars) Our congratulations to all competitors in the 2010 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, particularly the division winners: Esimit Europa 2, Highland Fling, Singularity (Maxi); Ranger, Velsheda, (J Boats); Ran, Shockwave (Mini Maxi Rolex World Championship). The winning formula that these yachts used? A Southern Spars mast and EC6 Continuous rigging. Tested and proven … Read more