Keepin’ it tidy on the J Class ‘Endevour’ after a day’s racing in St. Barth.
Our Carbon Rigging Q&A session continues this week with the following 10 questions posed to Hall Spars Inc., based in Rhode Island, USA. Hall Spars, alongside their mast production, produces Seamless Carbon Rigging or SCR as it is more commonly known. Rigging News: What is your product called? Hall Spars: Hall Seamless Carbon Rigging (SCR). … Read more
Tanguy de LaMotte retrieves the halyard, swivel and what’s left of the top fitting of the broken Genoa furling stay on his Class 40. Lying 7th and positioned south of the fleet, there is plenty of runway left for the team to get into the chocolates in the La Solidaire du Chocolate.
We posted Ryan Nelsons report of his AC45 experience, courtesy of Team Korea and his sponsor GU Energy, in San Diego a little while ago. Those of you with an even better memory will remember the cool RC model he built of the very same boat. Now, he has put a video together for us, … Read more
Granted, not much to do with rigging but when footage this good comes along, it has to be posted.
Photo: Ingrid Abery / Rolex The new IRC52 ‘Highland Fling’ broke their rig at the St. Thomas Rolex Regatta over the weekend. Sailing Anarchy got the story on it here and the You Tube highlights are here.
Should be titled ‘What are they for?’. Very excited about seeing them out racing in large numbers soon. Do you know what we’re talking about? Comment below…
(Source: Colligo Marine FB) New Spinnaker furler designed for Corsair trimaran sized boats. Small and light. We will have a screacher version also. Will have production parts for the Oakland show. White parts shown are Ultem plastic from a 3d printer. If you don’t know what 3d printing is google it, next best thing to … Read more
Premium Ropes uploaded this vid of an uncovered eye splice. Nicely done:
Not exactly news but it did come to our attention through Lorima’s Facebook page a few days ago. This brief vid shows Bernard Stamm’s IMOCA 60 mast being release from the female tool at Lorima’s facility in Lorient last summer.