Hall Rigs Dominate Windy Med Cup Opener

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Hall Spars) Quantum Racing scored the first win of the season at the inaugural MedCup event sailed in Cascais, Portugal. The new Botin Partners design sailed with a Seamless spar package from Hall. Quantum is helmed by Ed Biard, and won five of the nine races. The Hall mast was completely redesigned for 2011.  … Read more

Falling Stars

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Photo:Sander-van-der-Borch-DeltaLloydRegatta2011 Photo:Sander-van-der-Borch-DeltaLloydRegatta2011 The Star medal race was sailed with only eight boats. The british team of Percy/Simpson and Polish Grabowski//Lesinki had broke their mast in the morning race and could not start the medal race at the Delta Lloyd Regatta.

New block on the block

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Check out http://www.ubimaioritalia.com . Lots of flash new gear, yet all strangely familiar.

Got Parts?

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www.sailracingparts.com has! Our latest advertiser specialises in the resale of high end used race boat parts. Whether you are looking for electronics or winch parts, SailRacingParts has a wealth of pre-owned equipment available. Having access to material left-over from previous Americas Cup, Volvo and other grand prix programmes, SailRacingParts should be your first port of  … Read more

Flexibility meets Stiffness

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This has to be encouraged! Its not a new concept (sex sells) but K3 Designs pulls it off beautifully. Kite boarding does it, Windsufing does it, surfing does it. Is it time for Sailing to step up?

Wing thing II

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Vid here: http://index.indavideo.hu/video/Attraktor_vitorla This wing is going mono…What do you think?

Tick Tock – Bella Mente Update

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I know we have been slow on the news lately but we are working on the “behind the scenes” stuff. In the works are a new website and equipment so that we can update the blog during Transpac. We should be able to get daily updates on the site and the occasional photo up while  … Read more

2011 Dyneema® Experience Team ready to set sail

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Forty performance cruiser skippers will receive new ropes for their running rigging after being selected for the 2011 Dyneema® Experience Team blogging competition run by DSM Dyneema and its partners. The new ropes are of course made with Dyneema®. “We received a huge number of entries for the competition, but these fanatic sailors proved the  … Read more

Med Cup 2011

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Nice picture…. lots more here. Cascais Trophy, 21 05 2011 © Nico Martinez/Audi MedCup