McConaghy MC 38 Optimised With Navtec Rigging

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(Source: Lewmar) The new class, McConaghy’s MC 38, will be battling at the front of this year’s most prestigious regattas. “ Features Navtec Continuous PBO Fibre Rigging ” Drawn by four-time America’s Cup designer Harry Dunning, the MC 38 delivers astonishing performance in a One-Design format, guaranteeing fast, exciting and extremely tight racing. Navtec is  … Read more

Upgrade?

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Our Facebook page has proven itself rather popular recently (thank you!) so it was with some reluctance when we ‘updated’ to Facebooks new page look. Check it out here and let us know what you think. We are not yet convinced ourselves!

Rigging Art

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…why we love our industry! Great shots by marine photographer Eric Rousseau, recording a days work at Greement Courant. “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images  “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images  “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images “© Eric Rousseau – Velox Images

Metal Rocks

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West Engineering Ltd has been under our radar until recently when we came across their Flicker album of their incredible back catalogue of custom parts built for various top sailing teams. Check out the album here and feast your eyes on these modified Tylaska T20 which incorporate a permanent trip line arrangement. Photo: West Engineering  … Read more

New Dogs

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SOAK recently launched their new dogbone which was designed in conjunction with Sail22. Andrew Lee, managing partner of Soak took the time to send us some pictures of their dogbone and give us a run down on its features and applications: Andrew: One of the interesting features of our design is the lanyard hole.  This  … Read more

Job

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Company: Future Fibres Rigging Systems S.L. Role: Service Technician Location: Valencia Reports to: Head of Service Salary: Dependent on experience Overall responsibilities: Work within the service department both in Valencia and onsite to manage installation, service and repair work, represent the company and assist with risk management. Key areas of responsibility: •Responsibility for technical side  … Read more

Here to stay

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Top-Down furling is gaining popularity rapidly across the full spectrum of yachts. Stay manufacturers produce reliable torisional cables and furling units are being produced with the sole purpose of furling loose luffed sails from the top down. The future for this system looks bright! This vid shows the class 40 ‘Icarus’, using a Karver KSF2  … Read more