Splash of Colour

By Rigging Projects,

Giancarlo has been at it again. Your remember the work he shared with us here? His latest creation are SDK78 parallel core strops with a nicely detailed whipping.

Vertical impact

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ETNZ is getting a feel for what its like falling from great heights. I guess the sailor vetoed having a mock up of a daggerboard or a wing section floating round the pool for extra authenticity. As Winny MacFarlane says in the vid; ‘Let hope we never have to do this for real!’.

Another nominee

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This nominee for this years DAME award (presented at METS) caught our eye. What do you think?

Soft lock

By Rigging Projects,

(Source: Kohlhoff GmbH) The LOOP® Lock has been designed for halyards, tacklines or any other application where a light, strong and reliable rope holding system is required. It  works on the same principle as a single braid splice, holding the rope by friction. To open the LOOP® Lock, just pull on the release line, without having to preload the halyard! It  … Read more

Something different

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In the middle of CYR’s busiest season ever, an opportunity came along that was just too cool to pass up!   Chicago-based architecture firm Studio Gang was presenting an exhibition of their work at Chicago’s Art Institute, and they came to CYR for a very rigging themed part of the project. They’d created four “rope  … Read more

Strutting

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Thanks to Luna Rossa’s unprecedented openness with regards to media access, the web is flooded with detailed pictures of their new AC72. It would seem to be a shrewed marketing move since concerns of other teams copying designs and ideas are at an all time low. Evidently most of the teams have more than enough on trying to figure out  … Read more