New Mini Maxi Launched

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The new Mills designed 72′ mini maxi ‘Alegre’ has hit the water for the first time in Valencia, Spain. The crew is working hard to have the boat ready for the Rolex Volcano Race in Italy starting in just under two weeks time. Pictures by Alegre Racing.

Getting a handle on things

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Melbourne, Australia – Ronstan has revolutionized winch handle technology by introducing the new Quick-Lock™ product range with automatic handle insertion technology. Combined with other advanced features like the large Grab & Release push-button and two different handle styles, Quick-Lock™ is now the most intuitive and user-friendly winch handle available for racers and cruising sailors alike.   A true product innovation, Quick-Lock™ handles feature Ronstan’s patented auto quick-locking  … Read more

Wichard Group acuires Losange Group

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On Thursday 25 April, a court in Cherbourg officially approved the acquisition of Losange Group (comprised of Facnor, RDM, SparcraftRigging and Charleston Sparcraft Inc.) by Wichard Group, a world leader in marine fittings. The takeover is part of Wichard’s development strategy to create, through internal development of its product portfolio and external acquisitions, a major  … Read more