Grande

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Lorima) The 54 meter mast, built by Lorima for the largest cruising catamaran ever built, “Hemisphere 145′”, has left our workshops today. We would like to thank our client and his team for trusting us for the fabrication of this unique mast. .

For Sale

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Price: $1.500000,00. More info here.

The Experience

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Yeap, the Dyneema Experience has officially started. Follow and support the 40 selected skippers HERE. 40 Skippers Worldwide (Source: Dyneema Experience) DSM Dyneema has recruited worldwide for 40 skippers, to test drive running rigging made with Dyneema® fibers. During an online registration phase from 9 January 2011 until 4 March 2011, skippers had to register  … Read more

Tickled up

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The Southern Wind 78 ‘All Smoke’ has been refitted in time for the 2011 season. She is now sporting a new boom from Hall Spars (they broke the old one at the Maxi Worlds 2010) and a full set of carbon rigging from Future Fibres, replacing their rod. The vertical is a single element with  … Read more

Reminder

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(Source: Lewmar) Lewmar Safety Notice On 5 March 2011, an accident occurred aboard a 2006 Amel 54 in Jolly Harbour Marina, Antigua while carrying out the lifting operation of a crew member using a self-tailing winch. Currently, an investigation is underway. Safety is of paramount importance to Lewmar and, in advance of the outcome of  … Read more

Fun

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We have been following the Mini Maxi’s Bella Mente quest to get themselves ready for the Transpac after breaking their mast in the Cabo race last month. All seems on track and despite the immense job list, they still have time for a bit of fun. Good times.

tpt

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3 of the new TP52’s for the 2011 Med Cup will feature the North Marine Group’s tpt (Thin Ply Technology) this season. The Daily Sail has the story. Check it.