What is it?

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Tricky? Comment below. Congratulations to Evan Sjostedt, the winner of the last competition. A SailRacingParts t-shirt is on its way to you.

Just another wing

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They’ll stick a wing in anything these days! Santiago Lange’s Tornado catamaran from the 2008 Olympics, now with a wing designed by Juan Kouyoumdjian. Thanks to Vsail.info. Valencia, 12 July 2011. Photo copyright Pierre Orphanidis / VSail.info

Recent History

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(Source: Boating Business) Revolution in the rigging  Close-up of the dressing and stepping the full PBO Future Fibres rig on the mast of Lionheart, the world’s largest J-Class. It can seem technology is opening up an ever-widening gap between race boats and modest cruising craft, but the racing world may still have something to  … Read more

Modular Power

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(Source: Holmatro) With these new modular valve blocks, push button hydraulics is now available for smaller yachts too. As of now, Holmatro can offer push button hydraulic solutions for yachts between 35 and 120 ft. Power packs, controls, manifolds, cylinders and winches: we will take care of it. These new HPS-200-MCD and HPS-200-MCS blocks are  … Read more

Big Cat

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(Source: Lorima) Stepping of the 145′ VPLP, “HEMISPHERE” : a 54 m carbon mast on the largest sailing catamaran ever built !

Collapso

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Yeap – that’s’ a poor title but we just couldn’t help ourselves…. This is the Italian Cookson 50 ‘Calipso’ who broke her mast in the recent ORC Worlds in Creste. Bad times.

Sleek Rigging – Fit for a President

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(Source: APS) Often times, our riggers call really fancy work “Gucci.” They say, ‘That’s Gucci’ or ‘Very Gucci.’ The name has panache and communicates a lot. I’m taking the liberty to say today – sure, these lines have some Gucci going on, but really, they’re Yves St. Laurent. There’s no mistaking – these are some  … Read more