Race 9 retirement for Jamaica Get All Right

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(Source:Clipper Race) As the fleet starts Race 9 to Qingdao in China, Jamaica Get All Right has unfortunately had to retire due to a failed forestay bottle screw fitting.  The forestay supports the mast and is also what the Yankee headsail is attached to. The crew on board are fine and well and conditions safe  … Read more

New orders, new challenges for Future Fibres

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(Source: Future Fibres) Three years into mast production and the 2014 order book reflects a diverse range of performance projects. With the Perini 60m sloop fully assembled and awaiting stepping / sea trials and 3 of the largest furling booms in the world (26-30m long) nearing completion, the workshop is getting its teeth into some  … Read more

For the record

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RSB is keeping it up in STP  (Source: RSB)Last week was a record week for RSB Rigging Solutions, who stepped three big rigs in two days; the first being 50m Ketch by Perini Navi, Is A Rose, closely followed by the graceful 34m sloop, Nephele. The week begun with the final prep and build of  … Read more

Epic

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We’ve had a few posts in the past which were titled ‘Big Gear’ but in this case that just doesn’t do it justice. Thanks to Euro Marine Trading for the shot of this enormous Antal runner block.  

Rigging Projects Launched!

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Almost exactly 4 years after launching www.riggingnews.com , the only open source, unbiased outlet for yacht rigging news on the internet, we have taken it a step further by creating an independent consulting service. Rigging Projects is the accumulation of over 15 years of maritime experience and many years in a technical sales position at  … Read more