Laser- fast

By Rigging Projects,

The Notting Hill Rigging Co. has put together a flash new rope package for Olympic hopeful, Jon Emmett. Using the right core materials and covers and the correct length splices to allow easy assembly, makes this inherently rough system just a little bit more efficient and easy to you. This could be yours too. Contact  … Read more

Simple / Effective

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A tidy solution from HH Yacht Management to stopping your dock lines from getting filthy, damp and covered with splinters.  Simple.

One size fits all

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(Source: Americas Cup) Teams agree to one size wing for all conditions America’s Cup competitors this week amended the AC 72 class rule, the design rule that will govern the development of the Cup class wing-sailed catamarans for the 34th America’s Cup and the America’s Cup World Series events in 2012. The rule had been  … Read more

Modern Classic?

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The rumours have been around for a while and now they are gathering momentum – Zerogradinord published an article (no source, though) about the MJ90, an evolution of the AC90. Apparently the first is to launch in 2012. Below is our own translation of the interesting bits. We can’t help but think that in the  … Read more

A Block for every season

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Karver’s Superyacht KBR blocks are now available in different colors. Match your boats color scheme or change with the seasons…

Genuinely Broken

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Photo: USMMA Sailing The Dubois 90 Genuine Risk, fresh from their Pineapple Cup win, tore their vang fitting clean off the rig in the pre-start of the Caribbean 600 just off Falmouth Harbour. The race is now on to get the boat sorted for the Heineken Regatta in two weeks. Tough luck.

Hole in the Head…

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and the aft section gone. This just in from the AC34: (Source: AmericasCup.com) The AC45 prototype is safely back at the America’s Cup Race Management base after the boat capsized earlier this afternoon during a testing day on the Hauraki Gulf in Auckland. No one on board was hurt and at first assessment the boat  … Read more

Keepin It Tidy

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SOAK, a new company based in the US has come to market with a solution to an ago old problem. The SOAK Halyard Clip is used on any boat that does not disconnect their spinnaker halyard while sailing upwind.  It takes the place of tape or carabineers to hold the spinnaker halyard out of the  … Read more

Geeks

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Sam Ross helps to break the jargon surrounding one of the most important bits of windsurf gear. With the help of the Tushingham team, their mast bending machine and mast-bender extraordinaire, Roger Tushingham, Sam Ross investigates… This is super geeky yet strangely interesting! More Windsurfing Videos