Size matters

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      (Source: Doyle Rigging Palma) Bob stays for a 40ft Grand Prix race boat. The top sample is the new bobstay I have built, and the bottom sample is the original from the boat. Its hard to see in the photos how different they are but here’s some facts for you. The new  … Read more

New summer signings

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‘Super’ new direction for Spencer Rigging Limited   On 1st July 2013 Spencer Rigging are delighted to be opening their doors to the Superyacht World again.  The company is no stranger to the elite world of Superyachts.  Everyone in the industry will remember Harry Spencer, founder of Spencer Rigging, and his passion for sailing and rigging the  … Read more

OYS Sold

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  Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) has undergone a Management Buy-Out (MBO), whereby the current Directors have purchased Ocean Yacht Systems Ltd for an undisclosed sum with immediate effect.   Having been guided by a holding Company since 1998, OYS have been known for innovative products and pushing the boundaries with technical developments within the superyacht  … Read more

It comes down to this

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1/8″ Dyneema Break Test Final: Bury Splice vs Brummel Splice (Source: Chicago Yacht Rigging) For the final it was no surprise to see the bury splice and the brummel splice.  The previous rounds saw knots, specialty splices and things done purposefully wrong, so these should be the top end. The bury splice, again, is the  … Read more

Welcome Marlow!

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Marlow Ropes are a UK manufacturer of high quality rope. They pride themselves on technical innovation, sourcing the latest fibres and using the very latest manufacturing techniques.   Marlow are at the forefront of custom rope design for grand prix race boat and superyacht running rigging with the introduction of the Marlow Grand Prix Series  … Read more

Happy Birthday!

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Hall Spars Celebrates 33 Years (6 June 2013, Bristol, RI, USA) – Opening the doors to a small shop on June 9, 1980, in Bristol, Rhode Island, Eric Hall (pictured) and Phil Garland founded Hall Spars & Rigging with a staff of four mast makers and a receptionist. Today, Hall proudly celebrates 33 years as an  … Read more