Lewmar Signs Superyacht Deals With New Winch Designs As Superyacht design trends evolve, so too must the look and feel of the equipment specificed for them. With that in mind, Lewmar has recently redesigned its custom line of deck winches to offer a cleaner, more streamlined look. To achieve this, the winches are now … Read more
Carbon Mast Engineer – Axxon Composites Axxon Composites is a manufacturer of carbon masts based in Romania. Handled by Eric Duchemin and Philippe Boclet, this company, created in 2010, has already achieved a very good reputation within the European market. Axxon Composites is growing quickly, well located, in a country that enables Axxon products to … Read more
Photo: Max Ranchi Its not meant to do that, right?! Fun times on the opening day of the Melges 32 World Championships in Newport, RI.
(Source: Future Fibres) Future Fibres has been involved in the multihull sector for over a decade and had considerable success, for example, with Franck Cammas’ record breaking Groupama trimarans. Earlier this month the company welcomed Torbjörn Linderson as product manager for the multihull sector. His arrival and extensive experience has already begun to pay dividends … Read more
Thanks to Kristian from Chicago Yacht Rigging Inc. for this nice write up of his work on the the mighty ‘Il Mostro’ which has its new home on the Great Lakes: The VO70 Il Mostro that competed in the 2008 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race came to Chicago this year, and it was a real treat to … Read more
Developed by Sean ‘Doogie’ Convreux in conjunction with Tyler Bech and Bech Marine, this prefeeder has been extensively tested on the World Championship winning mini maxi ‘Bella Mente’. Featuring a quick release and adjustable opening to suit different luff tapes, this cool bit of kit is now available for purchase at www.sailprefeeder.com
The Oracle AC72 is back on the water and looking good!
‘BEST’ team rider Brock Callen and Gorilla Rigging’s Jim Stone Jr. developed a new kite control system. Check the vid here. Tidy.
The Americas Cup just got interesting. The AC management put together a nice production of the current and imminent AC72’s for your viewing pleasure. Must be nearly time to put the 45’s to bed…
A wealth of news from Future Fibres in their latest newsletter. Click on the image above for a read.