We’ve been asked to recommend a running rigging manufacturer with the best suitable product for this beautiful 1910 built, 15 meter gaff rigged sloop. Comment below!
from Rigging News and everyone else! Here are a few of the seasons greetings which floated through the mail box, etc. Thanks and see you all in the New Year!
Recent posts on Rigging News have drawn a lot of comment, regrettably, mostly childish and unconstructive. Most of these comments have been posted anonymously. Rigging News was never intended to be a ‘soap box’ for readers with personal or corporate grudges. Rigging News continues to invite and encourage commenting on our content but we ask … Read more
(Source: YouTube) Small video clip of unloading the mast for the Swan 112, Anemos. It has just arrived in the Future Fibres` Valencia factory for a refit on the mast plus a retrofit to composite rigging.
French Spar maker Lorima is going into 2012 with four 100’+ masts on order. Recession? What Recession? Check them: 115′ CONRAD 110′ VPLP 100′ FINOT CONCQ 100′ ALLURES
Southern Spars remembers Sir Peter Blake (Source: Souther Spars) Southern Spars enjoyed a long relationship with Sir Peter Blake going back to his 60ft trimaran Steinlager 1, for which he commissioned a rotating mast. That commission was followed by many others including Steinlager 2, winner of all six legs in the 1989/90 Whitbread Race (photo … Read more
(Source: Future Fibres) First thing yesterday morning Team Sanya´s VO70, Sanya Lan, reported to the Volvo Ocean Race headquarters that they had suffered damage to an intermediate diagonal shroud and were heading to southern Madagascar in order to assess the damage and make a repair plan. All the team is safe and well and no … Read more
Zach Railey talks about his Harken gear at the ISAF World Championships. Very informative:
Team Sanya suffered damage to part of their rigging early on Monday and are heading to a port in southern Madagascar in order to assess the damage and make a repair plan. No one has been injured and the crew are all safe. The temporary repair. Photo: Andres Soriano/Team Sanya Sanya noticed the damage to … Read more
SL-33’s preparing for the first wingsail test session in the Viaduct harbour – Ben Gladwell ETNZ is stepping it up. More here.