New appointment

By Rigging Projects,

  Marine Results appoints specialist surveyor Rigging and NDT specialists Marine Results has made a key new appointment, recruiting Jim Vintner as in-house surveyor. The company, which specialises in providing rig work and inspection consultancy to the superyacht and racing yacht sector has seen a steady growth in business in the survey and inspection division.  … Read more

Oracle boat II

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(Source: Americas Cup) On Sunday in San Francisco, ORACLE TEAM USA rolled the team’s new AC72 racing yacht out of the shed to complete tests in advance of this week’s launch. “While we have been racing at the America’s Cup World Series in Naples, Italy, the shore and build teams have been putting the finishing  … Read more

Mini Wings

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G Yacht Design and Advanced Wing Systems announce a partnership to bring wing sails to Classe Mini 6.50     Advanced Wing Systems (AWS) of Australia and G Yacht Design (GYD) of Argentina are working together to bring the AWS wing sail to the mini transat fleet.  Nicholas Goldenberg of GYD says that this is  … Read more

Armare visit

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(Source:RSB Rigging) Peer, Allan and Steve are currently in Italy visiting the Armare rope production facility in San Giorgio di Nogaro. The factory is very impressive with machinery whirring away where ever you look.   At RSB we started working with Stefano and Federico a couple of years ago and never cease to be amazed  … Read more

FSE ROBLINE APP: Now Available in the App Store

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Innovation, reliability, and exceptional performance are what sailors are looking for when they choose their ropes. These attributes have also been key priorities of FSE Robline: the leading manufacturer of marine ropes. The company continually strives to improve the service level that it provides to its customers. Therefore it launched its interactive FSE Robline app  … Read more

Dismasting fatality confirmed

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(Source: The Crew Report) The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry has confirmed the fatality of a crewmember on board JFA’s 33.5m catamaran sailing yacht Mousetrap. Media reports from St Maarten, which is where the vessel was reportedly located prior to the incident, claim the crewmember was hit by a mast cable, though The Crew Report cannot  … Read more


Wing time

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This week’s Americas Cup Discovered is a little light on new material but a nonetheless a nice recap of the evolution of the use of the wing in the Americas Cup. Also and more importantly some a nice coverage of the Red Bull ‘Flugtag’ in San Francisco. Now that looks like fun.

Removable traveller. Increase your party space!

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(Source: Barton Marine) Our brand new removable mainsheet traveller system was showcased at the recent HISWA show held in Amsterdam at the beginning of the month. The Innovation Showcase brought together the best of the brand new products launched this year and certainly created a stir! The removable system is based around our re-circulating ball  … Read more

Nice Wheels

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Look out for Greement Courant new rigging van this season, catering for your rigging needs across France and their home country, Switzerland. Nice wheels! Are you a van man? Send us a pic of your mobile shop!