Nothing soft about this.

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Wow – a 100 ton soft shackle from Liros.  Thanks for the shot to Peter Gustafsson from Blur.se

Soft Wing Testing

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  The guys from Advanced Wing Systems got their first couple of sails under their belt on the Moth. Check out their facebook page for more pics and details. This sure looks promising!

A thousand thank you’s!

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Rigging News on Facebook made it to over 1000 ‘likes’! Thank you all for reading this blog and checking in on facebook once in a while!


Modern. Classic.

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Regular Rigging News contributor Ryan Scott has moved on. No longer with West Marine Rigging in Rhode Island, he has set up on him own but, luckily for us, he is still sharing his work with us:     ‘This one is a little different’, says Ryan. ‘The boat is an S Class boat, built in 1919, hull number  … Read more

Two Tall

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The world’s two tallest masts serviced by Marine Results International rigging and structural inspection company Marine Results has just carried out service work on two of the world’s tallest masts.   Marine Results inspected the rig of fast cruising sloop Salute which has the world’s tallest aluminium mast at a towering 75 metres. But even  … Read more

XL LX Foils

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Some great shot of the Mirabaud LX foil system. Be sure you check out this video, taking you through the complete build process of this incredible machine. Notre nouveau prototype de foil beaucoup plus élancédéveloppement à suivre pour 2013© Philippe Barraud nos 3 sillages © Philippe Barraud  trim du safran © Philippe Barraud transmission du  … Read more

Amazing flying machines

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With complete disarray ashore, at least we got these amazing machines to look at. We particularly dig OR’s interchangeable foil section which, it would appear is one of the positives to come out of the recent set backs the team had. Check it out:  

RSB unstep Mikado’s masts

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Despite it being the wettest day we have had in Mallorca for some time the unstepping of the masts on the ketch Mikado went very well earlier this week.The 8.5 Ton main mast and the 4.5 Ton mizzen have been taken out for a full refit during the winter months.