Nice work from West Marine Rigging in R.I. More pictures of recent work here.
(Source: Kohlhoff GmbH) Loop® High Load Shackles – The Original. Improved. Our Loop® Products are being used by cruising yachts and race teams alike, set apart by their high quality and durability. The Original Loop® Shackle is incredibly versatile, easy to use and has a wide array of applications. It’s tough to imagine leaving the … Read more
Solid carbon furling cables: torsionally stiff, long lasting, without environmental degradation Carbo-Link has developed the first solid carbon anti-torsional stay, ideal for use as fixed headstay for yachts up to 100 ft. Unidirectional fibers in the cable core transfer the tension, ± 45° fibers on the outside of the cables are in charge of transferring … Read more
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(Source: APS) APS Karver Optimist Mainsheet System Combine Karver KBO blocks with our APS Dyneema Shackle loops for a lightweight, low friction system that you can easily convert for a 4:1 to a 2:1 just by detaching the DSL and letter the lower blow drop to the deck. The same system can be used to … Read more
Future Fibres next rig, following the VOR 70 Abu Dhabi ‘Azzam’, has been stepped. Mike Goldings rebranded IMOCA 60 will be at Southampton Boat Show for all to be admired. Nice.
Congrats to Quantum Racing – winners of the 2011 MedCup. We have to admit that despite all the other cool sailing going on, we were completely glued to the final two days of the Conde de Godo Barcelona Trophy. Ran’s incredible performance, Bribon’s heartfelt farewell and Quantum’s convincing overall win was unmatched by any other … Read more
(Source: northernadvocate.co.nz) Gerry Jacobs with his fast-selling new design, the Hook Lever. Whangarei yacht rigger Gerry Jacobs has found his new design of a standard piece of yachting equipment is selling itself – in fact he is holding off on developing a website in case demand gets out of hand. He has never marketed the … Read more
(Source: Southern Spars) Southern Spars-rigged yachts achieved impressive results across all four divisions in the 2011 Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Porto Cervo, Italy. Niklas Zennström’s RAN2. Photo By: Rolex /Carlo Borlenghi Southern Spars-rigged Rán’s second successive triumph in the Mini Maxi Rolex Worlds was in the bag after a convincing start to the week, … Read more
Great C-Class wing action.