(Source: Southern Spars) Endeavour’s 53.7m high modulus carbon fibre mast gets ready to leave the factory. She also sports a 19.0m park avenue boom.
The bang was heard for miles around when the Carbon Ocean 82 ‘Aegir’ broke their boom on the dock in Porto Cervo after the final race of the Rolex Maxi Cup. The accident occurred, according to eye witnesses on the dock, when the crew were offloading sails caught the joystick controlling the mainsheet with the … Read more
A little You Tube search revealed this most interesting clip from Matrix Mast who of course has been bought out by Hall Spars a number of years ago. Why are we posting this now? The technology and build process shown here for the Ocean Furl boom is still current and the product remains very popular. … Read more