For those in the know, the Facebook message is clear; Bora has a wing for his Moth. Adam May may have beaten him to the punch but it remains to be seen who will first use it in completion. Below are the pictures of the build. The finished product to follow. Picture source: Facebook
Super Yachts News Barracuda 105 Staysail and Spinacker Furlers KF12 single line drum. Ending: eye for toggle. Pin for lashing. Working load = 12T Breaking load = 24T Total weight = 4.76 KG Height = 177 mm Diameter = 220 mm SPINNAKER BOTTOM UNIT Custom tack swivel to be plugged … Read more
We’ve seen seaplanes before but nothing like this. Designer Yelken Octuri has created a flying yacht design which was recently exhibited at Paris’ Air and Space Museum. The flying yacht concept is a trimaran sailing yacht which also has four engines. The plane has four mobile masts. Once the sails are retracted the four masts … Read more
(Source: Ronstan) We’re proud to welcome Andersen Winches to the Ronstan lineup, following our acquisition of the Danish company on 30th September. Known for the enduring quality and beautiful finish of their stainless steel winches, the company has a world-wide reputation for excellence and expertise in stainless steel winches. Today’s range includes self tailing sheet … Read more
The TP52 worlds started yesterday in Valencia, Spain. For those interested, thats a Future Fibres PBO Runner lashed to a Karver K-BTi block. We’re sure that’s what you are looking at!
(Source: Rig Pro Newport Blog) Have you ever wondered what it takes to step a rig on a 57 meter ketch? The answer is that it mostly comes down to experience. Southern Spars made these rigs, Composite Rigging made an EC 6 package, and Rig Pro Newport’s own Rob Buchanan helped with the stepping. The … Read more
Engineering Manager/SR. Engineer (Source: Navtec/Lewmar) Navtec, the Rigging Division of Lewmar Marine, has an opening for an experienced manager to lead our expanding engineering department in the functions of product design, manufacturing support and new product development of rigging and hydraulic component and systems for large sailing yachts. As a senior member of the management … Read more
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(source: superyachttimes.com) Three enormous masts arrived at Pendennis Shipyard recently in preparation for instalment on Pendennis’ current new build projects: SY Christopher is due to be complete by January 2011 in time to race at the St Barths Regatta; B105 is already in the water and due to be handed over to the client before … Read more