Equiplite onboard next Volvo

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Equiplite Europe, supplier of the lightest and strongest rig and deck hardware available today,
proudly announces to be one of the suppliers for new one-design yacht 65` in the next Volvo Ocean Race editions.

Sneek, The Netherlands may 22nd.

The Netherlands based Equiplite Europe will supply for the Southern Spars one design Rig, the hardware:

Main halyard block – for the One Design Volvo Ocean 65 that will contest the next two editions of the Volvo Ocean Race.

Also the teams are offered a choice to select barberhaul blocks and lead blocks of either Equiplite™.eu and or Harken.

“It’s great to be selected by Volvo as official supplier in next the Volvo Ocean Race series. It is a significant order for us and shows confidence from some of the world’s best sailors that we deliver a great product for the extremely harsh environments they are used in.”

Equiplite Europe signed the agreement with the UK-based Green Marine, part of Vitters Shipyard, who are leading the consortium of four boatyards building the new high-performance racing yacht, designed by Far Yacht Design in the United States.

The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will once again provide the sport’s ultimate test of seamanship and teamwork while providing great human drama as sailors battle everything the oceans can throw at them over nine months of competition…

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