Safran revolution

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kitd.html5loader(“flash_kplayer_adc9c736310s”);   A new revolutionary mast for Safran (Source: Safran Sailing Team) A new ballast system, a new titanium keel, and now a new mast with a 3D woven carbon mast track, which is something completely new in the world of ocean racing. Safran is innovating once again, bringing together expertise from within the Group and  … Read more

Awarded

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SUCCESS FOR SOUTHERN SPARS’ RIGGED YACHTS AT THE 2012 WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS Southern Spars’ rigged yachts once again dominated the awards, withS.Y Vertigo taking top spot as she was crowned the 2012 sailing superyacht of the year and best sailing yacht 40m+ size range. Southern Spars’ riggedVertigo,is an astounding 67.2m and is equipped with the  … Read more

The biggest pull

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Mega Yacht Global and Pendennis have released further pictures of the rig pull of the largest Sloop in the world – Mirabella 5. Now known as M5, the yacht will undergo a major refit at Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth, UK which includes a complete rig and rigging overhaul.

Refitted.

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Future Fibres stepped the refitted mast for Anemos, a Swan 112, in Valencia after a full carbon rigging upgrade. The mast was also repainted and faired at their new mast facilities just north of the city. RSB Rigging from Palma de Mallorca was enlisted to to support the Future Fibres team with the stepping of  … Read more

Taking shape

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(Source: Advanced Wing Systems) These images are the first of the new wing created for a Moth. The wing is not quite complete and there a few minor adjustments required. However, these images are from the very first time the sails were fitted to the mast. The weekend will see a few adjustments and hopefully  … Read more


The biggest Wally

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Photo: Monica Palloni (Source: Hall Spars) Four days before the launching of the Wally 164 Superyacht Better Place at ISA Yachts, in Ancona, Italy, Hall’s experts successfully completed the stepping of her 67.5 –meter long carbon mast, the longest ever manufactured by the US facility. The exclusive 50m sailing yacht has been equipped with a  … Read more


New wing for a new season

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Mirabaud LX unveils a new and improved wing mast for the 2012 record season Copyright: Pierre-Alain Folliet / Mirabaud (Source: MaxComm) Mirabaud LX, the 2008 Swiss experimental foiler owned by Thomas Jundt has a new and improved 24m2 wing mast for the 2012 Lake Geneva season. The crew took the foiler for a successful shakedown  … Read more

Golding: “We are on a mission to the Vendée Globe, that is where we are going and this won’t stop us”

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(Source: mikegolding.com) Following the failure of the furling gear and subsequent dismasting yesterday, 2 May, of Mike Golding’s 60 foot IMOCA, Gamesa, Mike, and his Boat Captain, Graham Tourell, speak candidly about the importance of the results of tomorrow’s ultrasound testing and the plan going forward …. Mike Golding: “We were in 12 knots of  … Read more

Unreal?

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There are a lot of people in cyberspace who claim that it is, in fact, real. Beg to differ?