Future Fibres are gaining momentum. Check out their most recent magazine (click on image above) for all the news, including their first superyacht mast order, a Volvo Ocean Race review and their latest mast delivery, Shockwave. Check it.
A bad day for RUS7 last weekend at the Swedish RC44 event.
(Source: Carbo-Link) The Judel/Vrolijk designed Baltic 72, STIG, has been launched in Valencia. Representing a new generation of Maxi yachts, STIG has been optimized to exceed the performance of existing Maxi’s participating in the race circuit. STIG is equipped with full carbon rigging developed and built by Carbo-Link. This includes the lateral, forward and aft … Read more
(Info: VSPARS) Congratulations must go to all teams that competed, and especially those who finished so close together in the podium results. Every team in this 2011 / 2012 Volvo Ocean Race has used VSPARS either on board the yacht, or while testing initial sail designs in the University of Auckland Wind Tunnel. This Volvo … Read more
Note the distinct lack of wing in the last shot… An awesome video from our favorite class.
(Source: RSB Rigging) On Tuesday the RSB Rig Pro team had a very busy day beginning with the unstepping of the 47 meter main mast on the Huisman built ketch William Tai. The mast has been unstepped to allow work to be carried out on the mast step area and while on the ground will … Read more
Photo: V-Sail.info Facebook The new JV72 ‘Stig’, built by Baltic Yachts, is nearing a state of readiness for her sea trials in Valencia. Competing in the Copa del Rey in 10 days time, the pressure is on! We will get a good look at her Hall Spars mast and rigging package in Palma, where she … Read more
(Source: Karver) Karver’s KBr30 classic: 120g (4,23oz) for a 3T safe working load block.
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