Not rigging…

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…but very cool from the TP52 Quantum build at Longitud Cero in Burriana, Spain. Part 2 to follow.

Bella Mente Update: Not done yet.

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(Source: Bella Mente Racing) We’ve now had a few days to decompress and reassess. The good news is that we will be sailing in the Transpac. We have started the process of building a new rig. The Team is full go and Hap is exicted to take on this new challenge. We are working hard  … Read more

400 tons on the hook

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(Source: Gleistein) Gleistein Ropes produces the world’s biggest lifting slings UPDRAFT LS lifting slings made of Dyneema® deliver the strength of heavy steal wire ropes at just a seventh of their weight. The flagship rope of the standard range already handles working loads of 100 tons with ease. With a new special series, Gleistein goes  … Read more

The Big Tour

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 Take a 360 tour round the largest wing spar (53 meters) ever built for a superyacht. Lorima is shipping mast to England where it is to be stepped on a 145′ multihull. Click here.

Jury Rig

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The Mini Maxi Bella Mente is in, boat is out of the water and tidy. Time to upload the pictures: Photo: http://www.bellamenteracing.com/

Stepping up

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The first MOD70 mast for ‘Race for Water’ was stepped in Lorient, France ahead of the official launch gala on Friday (25th March, 2100 CET). Watch the party live HERE. © MOD S.A. – Yvan Zedda / Sea&Co / http://www.zedda.com/  © MOD S.A. – Yvan Zedda / Sea&Co / http://www.zedda.com/ 

Tom Derecktor joins Hall Spars

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Hall Spars announces that Tom Derecktor has joined the company as chief operating officer of its US operations. In this newly created position, Derecktor will be responsible for overall operations of the factory based in Bristol, Rhode Island. Hall also has locations in New Zealand, Italy, and the Netherlands. “Tom is very enthusiastic and energetic,  … Read more

Back in

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(Source: Bella Mente Racing) Just a quick overview. We were sailing well and the race was going according to plan. Ian Moore was happy with our positioning and the team was working well. Most of the systems were working well and we have some good ideas as to how to refine them. Sometime yesterday afternoon,  … Read more